The attorneys at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. know that immigrants built this nation. Under the current administration, U.S. Immigration has seen many new restrictions and obstacles to overcome, often times making it significantly more difficult for families to immigrate or remain in the U.S. and employers to find qualified applicants. Nonetheless, immigration remains an important staple of our population and economy.
For those who are applying for green cards, naturalization, or want to work in the U.S., there is still a complex legal hurdle to overcome. In addition, administration policy has made it easier to deport those who are here lawfully in the U.S. If you are facing deportation, want to bring family members over from your country of origin, or want to apply for citizenship in the U.S., the top Chicago immigration attorneys at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. can help. Contact us today and we will discuss your options.
In some cases, you will not be able to find a key executive with all the qualifications you need to fill a particular post. In that case, you have to expand your search to the global market. The U.S. government prefers you to fill the job with a U.S. citizen. That means extending the offer to U.S. citizens first in a manner that conforms with government regulations. If you brought a worker over from abroad to fill a post but must later reassign that person in another country, that worker can lose his or her legal resident status. There are many requirements that must be met for an employer to hire a foreign worker. The attorneys at Minsky McCormick and Hallagan can provide employers with the necessary guidance and paperwork necessary to bring and retain talent to their workforce to grow their business and the economy. Common visas for employers looking to hire foreign workers include the H-1B visa, the L-1 visa, the TN visa, the O-1 visa, and the E visa. Even workers coming to the U.S. for short periods of time (6 months or less) are required to have a valid work visa, such as the B-1 visa, the B-1 in lieu of H-1B visa. Or the H1B1 visa. Lastly, we can help those who have received green cards apply for naturalization to obtain their U.S. citizenship.
Today, immigrants are facing a harsher political climate than they have in years past. With anxiety over the economy and terrorism alongside news coverage that is stoking fears about immigrants, the U.S. courts have become stricter on who is allowed to stay in the country. The courts are much more likely to deport green card holders for various crimes than ever before. If you are facing a removal proceeding, Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. can defend you from removal.
Once you have become a citizen of the United States, you can only be removed if you are in open rebellion against the U.S. government or have joined forces with a group that is. Citizenship has other key advantages like being allowed to vote and hold public office. If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, the attorneys at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. can help.
The top Chicago immigration attorneys at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. help those who are in the process of immigrating or immigrants who are already here apply for work visas, bring their family members over, and more. Give us a call or talk to us online to set up an appointment.