Employment-Based Immigration in Orange County
Our Employment Visa Attorneys Can Help You Immigrate Through Employment Status
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does provide resident opportunities for foreign nationals who have permanent employment prospects in the United States. Unfortunately, sometimes this process takes a very long time to receive inspection and approval. With the help of an immigration attorney who is familiar with the process, you can maximize the speed of your green card petition.
What is Employment-Based Immigration?
The United States government offers different visas for different foreign nationals based on skill and potential contributions to the country as a whole. Depending upon your qualifications, you may be eligible for an employment-based green card. An Orange County employment visa lawyer at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman can discuss your options with you. Their immigration legal team is very knowledgeable and experienced in all types of immigration procedures in the United States.
Types of Employment-Based Immigration
The following are some of the categories of employment-based petitions offered in the United States:
EB-1 – Priority Workers:
- Outstanding achievement in the field of science, education, business, athletics or art
- Excellent and exceptional researchers and/or professors who have received international recognition in their field – must have at least 3 years of experience
- Executives of various kinds
- High-level managers of various kinds
- Immediate family members of EB-1 applicants
EB-2 – Professionals with Advanced Degrees and/or Exceptional Ability
- Exceptional ability in the field of science, business or art
- Professional individuals who hold a master’s degree in their field (or higher)
EB-3 – Professional/Skilled Workers
- Professional individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree
- Workers who are skilled in performing work that requires at least two years of applicable training, education or experience
EB-4 – Special Immigration
- Ministers, priests and other religious employees or workers who are planning on working for a religious organization in a professional aspect
- Certain US government employees
What is the Employment-Based Green Card Process?
If you believe you qualify for any of the above types of work visas, you will need to apply for your green card by submitting a variety of different forms, proof of identity, proof of lawful residency (if you are already in the U.S.), and more. The process can be long and complicated, which is why it's very important that you have someone to represent you and guide you through the process. By hiring an employment visa lawyer in Orange County, you can ensure that your paperwork is filed correctly and that you're able to address any issues that come up.
If you have questions or concerns about how you can get an employment-based green card, please contact an Orange County employment visa attorney at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman.