Working in America is a dream of many. Because many foreigners seek to obtain what has been built up and known as the American dream, the U.S. tends to see an influx of immigration into the nation. Whether it is a business operating in the United States or an individual obtaining employment in the U.S., various steps must be taken to ensure this goal is met and legally certified.
Much like any company takes proactive measures to ensure a business transaction progresses and completes without issue, businesses employing foreign workers must comply with U.S. immigration laws. At Walker Morton, LLP, our experienced law firm is a leader in the areas of corporate, employment and labor law, and we are dedicated to serving individuals and companies in the Chicago area.
Whether your company is sponsoring several foreign workers or is seeking to, it is important that your business takes the proper steps to verify that a current or perspective employee is eligible to work in the U.S. It is important that businesses meet their reporting obligations, and our skilled attorneys can help you ensure you have filled out and filed all necessary paperwork.
Some business immigration matters can be complex; therefore, we take the time to fully inform our clients of their situation, how it impacts their company and what steps should be taken moving forward. Whether an employee has obtained a work visa to work in America short-term or your company is sponsoring the immigrant employee for permanent residency, we will guide you through the process and the pertinent paperwork for you situation.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s U.S. immigration law website. Hiring foreign workers can be a very lucrative step for companies, but it is also a business initiative that requires companies to be in full compliance with the laws. Thus, it is imperative to become aware of these legal requirements, ensuring you have moved forward with the process properly.