One question that we get asked frequently by individuals and families is how does one apply for an EB-5 visa? First, let's back up and explain what is an EB-5 visa. An EB-5 visa is part of the United States immigration program called The Immigrant Investor Program or EB-5 program. This program was created in [...]
We often speak with universities, colleges, international student programs, and international students about the journey from international student to permanent U.S. resident or citizenship in the United States. We hear from international students that they are perpetually enrolled to remain in the United States and have been told that this is the best way. This [...]
Like many of his clients, immigration attorney Dr. Martins I. Imudia came to the United States with a dream and a general concept of what worked for businesses in his home country of Nigeria. His experiences and business acumen in the United States inspired him to write the book "The Investors' Guide to U.S. Immigration [...]
The United States is well known to be a country of immigrants. For decades, countless immigrants have come to this country in search of a better life and to unite with family members. Immigrants continue to have a considerable impact on the U.S. economy. In most recent years, the country has faced a significant increasing [...]
The employer does not have to sponsor the worker’s spouse or children. In most instances, when a foreign worker applies to immigrate, his/her spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 can apply as residents or for an adjustment of status. This process is something the employee and his/her family would manage.
Once an employee is allowed to begin work in the United States, all U.S. employers must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for every single individual they hire for employment in the United States. This includes citizens and non-citizens. Both employees and employers must complete the form. On the form, the employee attests to his/her [...]
Gaining entry into the United States as a temporary (nonimmigrant) worker or as a permanent (immigrant) worker requires both the employer and employee follow the proper legal steps to comply with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services process. Foreign labor is often sought when a U.S. citizen is not available to perform a certain role. [...]