With more than 25 full-time Attorneys and Support Professionals, Law Office of Keshab Raj Seadie provides innovative and cutting edge immigration services to both US Corporations and foreign Professionals seeking various temporary and permanent visas (H-1B Visa, L-1A Visa, L-1B Visa, TN, E-2, E-3), 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. In addition to offering traditional in-bound business immigration services, our office coordinates with foreign lawyers to arrange work permits for US Actors, Filmmakers, Directors, Artists, IT Professionals and other high-end professionals who are stationed outside the US. Our EB-5 (Million Dollar) visa Section assist foreign investor to successfully navigate through the complex green card program. For our corporate clients, we take pride in providing expert guidance regarding I-9 Audits, H-1B Audit, FDNS Site Visit, LCA Compliance Audits, PERM Based Labor Certifications and AC 21 ACWIA Anti-Competitiveness Provisions. Thanks for visiting the greencardmaker.com website, please take a look around, and contact me if you are interested in working with our team or hearing more about our services. Read More…
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.
J-1 is a non immigrant visa issued to exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange, especially to obtain medical or business training. The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa Program) currently includes 13 different exchange program categories. Depending on the particular category chosen, a visa obtained under the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program will allow a foreign national to work, train, or travel legally whilst experiencing life in the United States.
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 US Immigration 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 challenging 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.
both employment and family-based immigration law. We handle all types of immigration matters, including:
• Immigrant visas
• Temporary work visas
• Student visas
• PERM-based Labor Certifications
• National Interest Waivers
• Extraordinary Ability
• H-1B Audits
• Other compliance issues