This page is a guide for employers who hire foreign-born professionals.
We discuss the process of obtaining temporary working visas and converting these to permanent residence. Our law firm represents over 100 employers in various states across the United States. Although our law firm is based in Los Angeles, our largest corporate clients are located in other parts of the U.S.
We explain how employers can successfully process PERM applications through the U.S. Department of Labor, and visa petitions through the USCIS.
We also advise employers how to comply with the Employee Verification (“I-9”) System, how to respond to “mismatch” letters received from the Social Security Administration, and how to avoid liability under anti-discrimination and “document abuse” laws. We discuss the government’s “E-Verify” program which our law firm and some of our clients participate in.
Our Employers Immigration Guide is divided into the following subtopics: