To remain competitive in the expanding Illinois market, businesses often think outside the box. For some, this means employing people who do not live in the U.S. By bringing a different focus to the company, employing foreigners can be very beneficial. However, companies need to take certain steps to ensure that these employees have taken the rights steps to work in the U.S. legally.
Working in the United States is a dream of many immigrants; however, before this can become a reality, he or she must obtain a work visa. At Walker Morton, LLP, our attorneys have extensive experience helping employees obtain the proper visas and companies take all steps necessary when sponsoring a foreign worker.
In order to work in the U.S., an immigrant must have one of three things in place. He or she must have a green card, an employment authorization document or an employment-related visa that allows the immigrant to work at a particular employer. Our attorneys can ensure all the necessary steps were taken when applying for these documents. Additionally, we can help if any issues arise or if a denial occurs.
When working in the U.S. on a green card, visa o permit, it is important to adhere to the requirements set out for each. Our law firm ensures that both employees and employers understand these requirements and what steps are required if an employee seeks to renew a work visa or remain in the U.S. as a permanent resident.
To learn more, check out our law firm's US immigration law website. Dealing with immigration employment issues can be difficult. Therefore, it is important to understand the laws surrounding one's matter and how best to proceed to resolve it.