We’ve covered a lot of ground since this podcast debuted in early 2020. Many thanks to all of you for joining me on this journey to demystify the U.S. immigration process and empower you. Thanks to all of you who have shared your feedback. I really appreciate it!
Today’s episode is a follow-up to podcast episode 49. In that episode, attorney Anita Koumriqian, my law partner, and I discussed what we called the commandments of an immigration attorney for family immigration cases. In this episode, I’ll be using the same lens to view the world of business immigration.
Violating any of these commandments could negatively impact an individual’s immediate petition or entry into the U.S. or an employer’s ability to fill a position, but also could jeopardize the rest of an individual’s immigration journey or an employer’s future ability to hire international talent. Here are the five commandments for business immigration:
- Thou shalt not do-it-yourself (DIY)
- Thou shalt tell the truth: Do the right thing and do it with integrity
- Thou shalt be prepared
- Thou shalt do everything thoroughly
- Thou shalt not make any filing mistakes
We’ve been able to successfully navigate the immigration landscape during the last four years. We are looking forward to seeing more people being able to live their dreams of living, creating, and innovating in the U.S. under the Biden administration.
Please share this episode with friends, family members, investors, companies, startup founders, or anyone who can benefit from it. Reach out to us. We can help you determine your best immigration options whether you’re in the U.S. or abroad.
In this episode, you’ll hear about:
- The five commandments drawn from real experiences and more info and detail about what they mean
- The difference between a nonimmigrant work visa and an employment-based green card
- The approval rates for H-1B during the Obama and Trump administrations
- Why employers should avoid the temptation to let employees from Canada apply or renew a TN at a U.S. port of entry
- How employers can use immigration as a benefit to attract and retain employees
- What to do if an employer’s interests are not aligned with the visa or green card candidate’s interest
- The types of immigration cases that are often investigated by the government and why
- Why employers should decide what their immigration policy is
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