Business Immigration Attorney Referral Service
What is Business Immigration?
Domestic businesses often want to hire foreign nationals but are unable to so due to our immigration policies and laws. Business immigration law addresses the needs of businesses and assists them in complying with the law when it comes to hiring people who are not citizens of the United States.
- Analyzing the type of visa needed for a particular individual as well as assistance with obtaining that particular short-term or long-term visa;
- Ensuring that businesses are in compliance with the various laws and regulations in place that apply to immigration;
- Assisting in the hiring and transferring of foreign nationals without utilizing corporate sponsorship pathways;
- Verifying that businesses are in compliance with immigration laws and regulations;
- Advising businesses on dealings that may involve foreign entities including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and other types of restructuring;
- Training businesses in the area of business immigration laws and regulations;
- Performing internal audits;
- Representing businesses in government audits.
Business immigration law also involves representing those who may be at risk for removal or deportation due to more stringent immigration policies in the United States. Furthermore, these attorneys will assist corporations with transactional matters, including domestic and foreign taxation issues.
Finally, a business immigration attorney can provide individualized and strategic advice to businesses based on their specific needs. This may include one-on-one counseling, seminars, workshops, and customized group training programs for a larger group of employees.
Why would I need an attorney to help fight my business immigration claim?
Immigration law is a very complex area of the law involving laws, regulations, and policies that have been instituted over time. Additionally, these policies are ever-changing, and can be influenced by the political climate and national security concerns.
Business immigration law is not something that you can teach yourself in one night, or even in a week. As a result, it is important to consult with an attorney who is experienced in this field. An attorney specializing in this area of the law will have years of experience and training and will be familiar with the ins and outs of this complex legal realm.
A business immigration attorney will be able to advise you on the best course of action for your business, whether it is dealing with a removal proceeding, hiring a foreign national, or restructuring a corporation while ensuring that it meets domestic and foreign regulations and tax requirements. Consulting with a business immigration lawyer will ensure that everything you do is in compliance with the law. Obtaining sound legal advice from the outset will lessen the chance of a business immigration law issue in the future.
Additionally, if your company is the subject of a government audit, a business immigration attorney will know what the government wants to see and how best to approach the audit so that your company is cooperative and shows that it is in compliance with the various laws and regulations that apply. If your company has violated an immigration law, regulation, or policy, a business immigration attorney will be able to advise you on the best course of action to defend against the audit and to remedy the situation with minimal penalties for you, your business, and others involved.
Overall, because business immigration law has so many twists and turns, consulting with an expert in the field will ensure that you and your company are following the rules and minimizing the chance of a problem in the future. This will not only save you time and money, but give you and your employees’ peace of mind. Contact us at 818-340-4529.