The goal of Law Offices of Keshab Raj Seadie, P.C. and its professionals is to make your move into the United States easier and hassle free. From filing various visa petitions with the US Immigration and Customs Services as well as Department of Labor to navigating complex process at the U.S. Embassy, our highly regarded professionals will be with you throughout your journey to the U.S. and beyond. Since 1999, we have been providing effective solutions to employers, employees, individuals and families going through temporary and permanent immigration process. Our team of attorneys, paralegals, and staff is committed to providing creative, high-quality, cost-efficient legal services to our business and individual clients. We carefully tailor our services to meet each client’s specific visa needs in a responsible, timely and efficient manner. We encourage a high level of client involvement, from strategy development to status updates. Our collaborative attitude is evident in the way
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To be classified as a Treaty Country, a foreign state must have a qualifying Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, or Navigation or its equivalent with the US. A Treaty Country includes a foreign state that is accorded treaty visa privileges under section 101(a)(15)(E) of the INA by specific legislation. For a full list of Treaty Countries, please visit the US Department of State’s Treaty Countries.
For all other L-1A visas, the maximum initial period of stay granted is generally three (3) years. The status can be extended up to a maximum stay of seven (7) years.
* Doing business means the “regular, systematic, and continuous provision of goods and/or services by a qualifying organization – it does not include the mere presence of an agent or office of the qualifying organization in the United States and abroad,” according to the USCIS.
The O-1A visa is for individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business or athletics, while the O-1B visa is for those with extraordinary achievements in the arts, the motion picture industry, or television field.
An Immigrant Investor Pilot Program was enacted in 1993, which provided for Regional Centers (RC’s) – the program was recently extended until September 30, 2015. It should be noted that 3,000 of the 10,000 immigrant visas allocated to the EB-5 program are set aside for investors who chose to invest in a Regional Center project.
In cases where employers hold a large number of foreign non-immigrant employees, they may find themselves on the receiving end of an administrative inspection. This process starts with ICE issuing a Notice of Inspection to an employer asking for the production of I-9 Forms. Employers are given (3) three business days to comply. ICE may request supporting documents such as: list of current and past employees, payroll, licenses, etc. then an inspection will be done.
Keshab Raj Seadie, P.C. has been known as one of the top U.S. law firms in Business Immigration Law. Each of our business immigration practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized around the globe for their commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests. Throughout our history, we have played a central role in helping both small and mid size companies and individuals to manage their immigration risk and successfully navigate through the maze of U.S. immigration and labor laws. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challengin visa issues, most significant immigration and department of labor audits, and most critical visa approvals.
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• Federally licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 states and worldwide representation at US Consulates and Embassies
• 17 years of experience in obtaining H-1B and L-1 Visas and PERM based Labor Certifications
• One of the most experienced H-1B visa attorneys in the U.S.
• We speak Spanish, Japanese, Hindi, Nepali, Tagalog, Mandarin,
• Successfully processed tens of thousands of H-1Bs; L-1 Visas and EB-5 (Investor Visas)
We work directly with both domestic and international corporations to develop individual strategies to ensure the successful employment of foreign nationals in the US.
Our office specializes in helping clients obtain Temporary Employment Visas. These visas are issued to foreign Information Technology Professionals, Executives, Managers, Entertainers, Researchers and other Technical Specialists who wish to work in the US. We also assist clients in gaining Permanent Residence Status in both business and family-based cases.
We will work aggressively to protect your immigration status and help you to avoid making bad immigration decisions.