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Employers Sponsoring Immigrant Workers

U.S. Employers: How to Hire Students From Abroad for Seasonal Work on a J-1 Visa

If your business requires more workers at a particular time of year to handle a seasonal demand, one way to meet your staffing needs is to hire studen...

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Procedures for Sponsoring E-2 Nonimmigrant Workers Coming From Outside the U.S.

Under the E-2 “treaty investor” nonimmigrant visa category, a U.S.

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Procedures for Sponsoring E-2 Nonimmigrant Workers Already in the U.S.

Under the E-2 “treaty investor” nonimmigrant visa category, a U.S.

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How to Spot a Fake Green Card

For employers who see Permanent Resident Cards (“green cards”) frequently, it may be easy to spot a fake one from a mile away.

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Risks to Hiring an Undocumented Nanny

If you have small children, the day may come when you decide to hire in-home, or even live-in child care – otherwise known as a nanny.

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Labor Certification Audits: What to Expect

As an employer contemplating labor certification for a foreign worker, you are looking at a significant investment of time and money.

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Choosing an Au Pair for In-Home Childcare

Au pairs, by definition, come from another country; it’s a special visa program run partly by the U.S. State Department (DOS), allowing young peop...

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Choosing Your Sponsoring Au Pair Agency

Before hiring an au pair to care for your children, you’ll need to choose a qualified au pair sponsoring agency -- one that has received authoriza...

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Hiring Foreign Workers for Your Business: First Things to Know

If you’re recruiting for your business, you’ll want to make sure new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

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Can I Help My Nanny Get a Green Card?

Many American families hire foreign nannies to take care of their children. Some families want the nanny to stay with them permanently, while others r...

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Employing Nonimmigrant Workers: What Are Your Ongoing Legal Obligations?

Under U.S. immigration law, a “nonimmigrant” is someone who has been admitted to the U.S. for a temporary stay to engage in a particular type of a...

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Can I Help My Gardener Get a Green Card?

Many American families and companies employ gardeners to perform yard work and maintenance.

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Employers' Paperwork Responsibilities After Hiring H-1B and Other Workers on Temporary Visas

When employers hire foreign workers, for example by sponsoring them for an H-1B visa, they take on multiple responsibilities.

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When Employers Need a Lawyer's Help for Hiring Immigrants

The complexities of immigration law create numerous reasons for employers to retain an attorney to help with the process of hiring foreign workers.

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Overview of Procedures for Sponsoring a Worker in a Nonimmigrant Visa Category

Sponsoring a foreign worker for a U.S. job may be quicker and easier through a nonimmigrant visa than through a green card.

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