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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