Visa Law

Immigration lawyers practicing visa law can help immigrants apply for a visa or green card before entering the U.S., or upon denial, help seek a waiver or offer proof that the visa should be granted. They can assist with work visas, marriage and fiancé visas, investor visas, family petitions, and asylum. Their assistance is invaluable in dealing with and understanding complex immigration laws.

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  • Using a Treaty Trader Visa to Immigrate to the U.S.

    A treaty trader visa can enable a foreign national to immigrate to Florida for the purpose of starting, developing and directing import/export trade between the treaty country and the United States. A trader can apply for treaty trader visa using immigration lawyers in Florida, who would have knowledge of the application process and requirements, as well as advise you of necessary or applicable Florida legal services needed.

  • DACA: A Short-Term Benefit May Create a Permanent Solution for Some

    For DACA holders who have U.S. citizen spouses, or DACA holders under the age of 21 with at least one U.S. parent or step-parent, the DACA program may open a door for them to be eligible for permanent residency.

  • Common U.S. Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs and Foreign Investors

    The four most common immigration visa options for entrepreneurs and foreign investors come in two categories.

  • What You Need to Know about Treaty Employee Visas When Immigrating to Florida

    Treaty employees from foreign countries that have signed navigation and commerce treaties with the United States can use treaty employee visas to gain entrance to the United States. They can do this as an employee of a treaty trader who has started an import/export business between the United States and the employee’s country of origin.

  • L-1 Visa for Entrepreneurs

    You may be eligible for an L-1 visa for “intracompany transferees” if you are an executive, manager, or a worker with specialized knowledge who has worked abroad for a qualifying organization (including an affiliate, parent, subsidiary or branch of your foreign employer) for at least one year within the 3 years preceding the filing of your L-1 petition (or in some cases your admission to the United States).

  • H1B Process

    The H1B visa is for nonimmigrant workers in specialty occupations who have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

  • Thinking of Immigrating to Florida? A Treaty Investor Visa Could Be Your Ticket

    Have you ever heard of a Treaty Investor Visa? Have you considered hiring the services of a Florida Business Lawyer in hopes to expand a business as a foreigner into Florida? While these two topics may look unrelated, they can play a central role in you getting a visa to operate a business in the United States. Getting a visa allowing you to stay for an extended period of time in the US is usually a long and daunting task for many foreigners.

  • New Fee Hits Certain L-1 Visa Petitioners

    Applicants for certain categories of the L-1 visa are now required to pay an additional fee of US$4,500, thanks to the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law in December 2015.

  • America's 20-Year Immigration Crack Down: The Effects of IIRIRA

    This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigration Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) of 1996, which fundamentally changed the U.S. immigration system. Signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the new legislation was the product of the newly elected Republican majorities in the House and Senate. As America’s last major immigration reform legislation, it included sweeping revisions of the U.S. immigration system.

  • DUI and Consequences on Inadmissibility and Deportation

    When a person who is not a citizen is convicted of DUI, this conviction can have a serious effect on his or her ability to be admitted to the United States or remain in the United States.

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