Interested in Applying for a Visa?
Our South Florida Immigration Attorney Serves St. Lucie & Martin Counties & All Surrounding Areas
If you are planning a visit or extended stay to the United States, your first step is to understand the different types of visas available and the process of applying for one. Immigrant visas are given individuals who wish to live permanently in the U.S., while non-immigrant visas are designed for people who are permanent residents of a foreign country but wish to stay in the U.S. temporarily.
Whether you plan to immigrate to the U.S. or just wish to apply for the temporary visa, contacting an experienced South Florida immigration attorney to guide you through the process is a smart decision. With 10 years of experience serving international clients, our attorney have the skills you need to help you get approved for your visa.
The USCIS offers a number of immigrant visa classifications for foreign nationals wishing to permanently move to the U.S. Our South Florida immigration attorney can provide services for individuals interested in applying for any of the below visas.
- EB-5 Investor Visa – This visa is designed for those that have invested between $500,000 and $1 million into creating a new US business that employs at least ten workers. Additionally, any foreign investors who have helped the US economy are immediately eligible for permanent resident green cards. These are limited to 10,000 and we highly recommend you contact our South Florida immigration attorney for assistance with this process.
- K1 Visa/Fiancé Visa – This visa allows for the spouse of a US citizen enter the US for the purpose of marrying. In order to qualify for this visa the couple must:
- Have physically met within two years prior to filing for the K1 Visa
- Be the legally required age to marry
- Be able to financially support your spouse
- Intend to marry within 90 days
- Employment Visas EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 – The U.S. designates 140,000 visas for professionals sponsored by their employers who wish to immigrate here, these visas are split up into four preference categories:
- First Priority /EB-1
- Second Priority/EB-2
- Third Priority/EB-3
- Fourth Priority/EB-4
Many people travel to the United States temporarily for tourism or visiting family. Typically non-immigrant visas are issued for:
- Medical treatments
- Temporary work
- Study programs
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Types of Nonimmigrant Visas
- B1 Visa/Business Visa – These visas are usually issued to those who wish to travel to the US for a professional reason. Common reasons people apply for the business visa include:
- Trade Shows
- Business Ventures
- Researchers conducting independent research
- Training programs
- Athletes competing
- Engineers installing equipment
- B2 Visa/ Tourism Visa – This visa is designated for those that wish to travel to the U.S. for tourism, social visits or medical treatments.
- Temporary Worker Visa – For persons who wish to enter the U.S. for a short period of time to work, the temporary worker visa would be the best option for them to choose. Typically, employers hiring the temporary worker are required to file a petition to the USCIS for this visa. Reasons an employer might file for a temporary worker:
- Artist or Entertainer on tour
- Trainee or special education visitor
- Person in specialty occupation
- Temporary non-agricultural worker
- Athletic team of individual competing
- Intracompany transferee
- Experts in a specific field
- Participant in a cultural exchange program.
We Can Help You With Your Visa
If you have previously been denied a visa, or you simply wish to enlist the assistance of an experienced South Florida immigration lawyer, we can help you today. Both non-immigrant and immigrant visas require the applicant to gather copies of legal documents, copies of photographs, and prepare for interviews. Our attorney can provide you with simple, straightforward legal guidance through this process.
Countless Successful Resolutions
Having handled cases involving all kinds of visas including student visas, work visas, fiancé visas, and investor visas, our firm understands the intricacies of the immigration system. We work to help you fill out your paperwork correctly and accurately, and in a timely manner. Our goal is to give you the strongest chance of obtaining the result you desire.
You shouldn’t have to feel overwhelmed regarding the process. We will answer any questions you may have so you are not confused or unaware of what to expect. You can discuss your case with us in an initial consultation and learn how we can help you move forward. We proudly serve clients throughout Fort Pierce, Stuart, Palm City, Vero Beach, Port St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Indiantown, and Port Salerno!
We can help you meet your goals. Contact our offices today.