Overview of U.S. Immigration Law & Procedures for Employers

In This Presentation:

– Government Agencies Involved

– Terms & Definitions

– U.S. Citizens

– Lawful Permanent Residents

(Immigrants or “Green Card” Holders)

– Paths to Permanent Residency

– Employment-Based (EB) Categories

– Process Overview

– Step 1: Labor Certification

– Step 2: Immigrant Petition

– Step 3: AOS or Consular Processing

– June 2014 Visa Bulletin

– Non-Immigrants

– Visitor Visas

– F-1 Students

– J-1 Exchange Visitor

– H-1B Worker

– H-1B Cap

– H-1B Cap FY 2015

– L-1 Intracompany Transferee


– E-1 (Treaty Trader), E-2 (Investor),

E-3(Australian Professional Worker)

– Compliance & Enforcement

Excerpt from Government Agencies Involved:

– Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

..U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS)

..U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (USICE)

..U.S. Customs & Border Protection (USCBP)

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