Carmody’s Immigration lawyers counsel employers on an array of business immigration matters, including the sponsorship of highly skilled workers for visas and green cards. We understand the critical importance of securing the most beneficial nonimmigrant visa and green card related solutions for our clients, while avoiding any negative repercussions or penalties associated with lack of compliance with U.S. laws and regulations.
Our highly experienced immigration lawyers navigate the regulations, policies and processes of U.S. immigration to help clients achieve their business objectives – and we do so with maximum speed, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
We also provide guidance to employers on best employment practices relating to immigration in the hiring, on-boarding, and termination process to protect against claims of discrimination based on national origin or citizenship.
We represent a broad range of national and multinational companies as well as nonprofit institutions, in a variety of industries, including the healthcare, financial services, scientific, information technology, and educational sectors.
U.S. Employers and Multinational Companies
Carmody lawyers represent clients across a range of industries in securing valid and appropriate employment authorizations for prospective foreign national employees. We understand the critical importance of securing the right type of work-visa or permit solution for our clients, and of avoiding any negative repercussions or penalties associated with lack of compliance with U.S. laws and regulations.
Our highly experienced immigration lawyers navigate the regulations, policies and processes of U.S. immigration to help clients achieve their business objectives – and we do so with maximum speed, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Furthermore, we offer clients direct and easy access to an online case-management system so they can track the real-time progress of their cases.Close
We have a strong focus and reputation related to healthcare and physician immigration law. Carmody lawyers represent hospital system clients, federally qualified health centers, private medical practices, and scientific laboratories that rely on our team for sound immigration advice as it relates to sponsoring foreign nationals for visas and lawful permanent resident status.
We specialize in complex physician immigration law and focus on strategies to best represent clients’ interests in filing petitions such as: J-1 waiver applications, cap-exempt H-1Bs, Extraordinary Ability 0-1, and EB-1 petitions.
We represent some of the most reputable healthcare organizations in the country and bring a wealth of experience, particularly as it relates to hospitals with graduate medical education (GME) training programs.Close
We advise a significant number of universities, as well as their students and scholars, who need individualized immigration advice and representation. We have presented on-campus seminars to students and scholars and can support universities in questions around compliance issues as well as the full range of visa and waiver requirements.
Our team is well-versed in outstanding professor and researcher EB-1 petitions, as well as optional special recruitment for university teaching faculty.
We also regularly advise corporate clients on I-9 compliance, E-Verify, and immigration related due diligence and compliance arising from changes in corporate structure.Close
I-9 and E-Verify
We provide comprehensive immigration consultation services designed to help clients achieve their goals, comply with all applicable rules and regulations, thereby avoiding immigration-related penalties such as the federal government’s I-9 sanctions, which target employers that fail to meet strict work-authorization requirements for new employees.
Our Immigration team regularly works with employers to help them avoid such penalties. We review clients’ policies and procedures in order to troubleshoot compliance-related problems, and where necessary help them develop new approaches geared toward full compliance with the intricate I-9 completion and recordkeeping rules.
In addition, we represent individuals filing self-petitioned green card applications, including EB-1 Extraordinary Ability and National Interest Waiver petitions. Moreover, we represent individuals filing marriage-based and immediate relative green card applications, as well as citizenship/naturalization applications.Close