Charles & Charles PLLC
Charles & Charles PLLC

Immigration Law

Our firm provides comprehensive immigration law services to both individual and corporate clients, by helping them through the family-based or the employment-based immigration process. We analyze each client’s situation and recommend the process that will best achieve the client’s immigration needs. These range from temporary visits and residence in the U.S. for pleasure, business, studies and employment, to permanent residence through family relations, employment and asylum. We also represent clients who are in removal proceedings before the immigration courts and facing deportation.

We help clients throughout the immigration cycle the key milestones of which include:

  • consular processing of requirements for initial entry to the U.S.
  • monitoring to ensure maintenance of legal immigration status
  • applying for permanent residence
  • applying for naturalization to U.S. citizen

Family-based Immigration

If you are a U.S. citizen or a Permanent Resident we can help you bring your family members to live in the U.S. as Permanent Residents (Green Card holders). We file the initial benefits application with the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) for your family members and when approved, we assist with consular processing of the appropriate visa for entry into the U.S.

If your family member is already in the U.S., we file the necessary petition with USCIS, which when approved will make the family member eligible for the Green Card by applying for Adjustment of Status to Permanent Resident.

 

Employment-based Immigration

We help companies and other employers to obtain the proper immigration status for their foreign citizen employees to work in the U.S.  Below is an overview of the employment-based visas (immigration status) we process for clients.


Non-immigrant work visas

 

H-1B – Person in Specialty Occupation

H-2A – Temporary Agricultural Worker

H-2B – Temporary Non-agricultural Worker

H-3 – Trainee or Special Education Visitor

P – Individual or Team Athlete or member of an Entertainment Group

R – Religious worker

T – Victim of Human Trafficking

E – Treaty trader/ Treaty investor

E-3 – Australian professional specialty

L – Intra-company Transferee

O – Foreign National with extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics

Q – International Cultural Exchange Visitor

TN/TD – NAFTA professional worker: Mexico, Canada

 

Immigrant work visas

We analyze each employee’s qualifications and determine the individual’s eligibility for the immigrant visa preference categories below:

 

E1 (Priority Workers):     

Persons with extraordinary ability

Outstanding professors and researchers

Multinational managers or executives

E2: Professionals holding an advanced degree

E3: Skilled workers

Professionals

               Unskilled workers (Other workers)

E5: Investors

 

Persons with exceptional ability

 

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Charles & Charles PLLC
545 Fifth Avenue 
New York, NY 10017
Cell:  718-496-9699
Tel:   212-653-1809
Fax:  800-766-0576

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