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Sidd Sinha, Esq.
Leann D. Stanick, Esq.
Jan Mahmood Tamoor
Philip J. Takacs, Esq.
Stephen L. Ganis
Anthony K.C. Fong, Esq.
Carolina T. Curbelo
Zara Watkins, Esq.
Biana Borukhovich, Esq
Jenya A. Rozenfeld, Esq.
Yonkers Immigration Lawyers
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Our Yonkers immigration attorneys & lawyers can help you or your company secure a work visa for business-related matters, such as advising you on obtaining a short-term visa for business trip or a work visa that will allow an employee or executive work within the United States or abroad for an extended period of time.
Some of the types of visas that the Yonkers immigration attorneys on UpCounsel have helped clients obtain include: H-1B visas, which is for temporary employment in specialty occupations, O-1 visas, where an individual possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, L-1, which is for employees of an international company with offices in both the United States and abroad, E-2 visa, which is for investors, along with several other popular work visas.
Whether you or your company requires advice on obtaining a work visa for an executive, employee, or foreign national in regards to U.S. immigration or matters abroad such as: visitor visas, employee work visas, legal permanent residence (green cards), investor visas, and citizenship - our immigration attorneys can help you throughout the entire process.
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What Is a U Visa?
When an immigrant is the victim of a serious crime, they're allowed to get a U visa. This lets an immigrant stay in the country. Without it, they'd return to their home country, and American law enforcement officials wouldn't have the information they need to solve the crime. The government created this law in 2000 to convince witnesses to testify.
Recently, the U visa has grown more popular. In 2009, only 10,000 people applied, while 21,000 were on the waiting list. By 2016, 60,000 applicants asked for U visas while 150,000 were stuck on the waiting list. It's a huge problem, since the government gives out only 10,000 U visas each year. The current waiting list of victims approved for a U visa is 78,066.
Because of the huge waiting list, government officials changed the rules for U visa applicants. People now wait in the United States instead of the country they came from. Even though they don't have a U visa, the
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Specialized foreign nationals can work in the U.S. with an H-1B visa. Of the 483,927 applications received for the year 2023, 127,600 were selected as possible candidates. There’s an annual cap of 65,000 visas, with 20,000 extra visas dedicated to workers with a Master’s degree. Workers must have a Bachelor’s degree or meet other requirements depending on the job.
This guide acts as a hub and an entry point to learn more about H-1B visas. You can read further by clicking the links included in each section.
What are the advantages of an H-1B visa?
One of the main H1B visa benefits is that holders can legally study and work for employers. Beneficiaries of the H1B visa can also travel in and outside of
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What Is a Student Visa?
A student visa is a government-issued visa that allows international students to study in a foreign country. In the United States, students can get F1, J1, or M1 visas. The F1 and J1 visas allow students to study and work. The M1 visa only allows them to study. However, the F1 and J1 visas only guarantee employment as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or other on-campus work.
What Types of Student Visas Are There?
The United States government grants three types of student visas.
- The F1 visa is the most common type of student