Immigration is an essential part of expanding any business to the U.S. Ferrante assists clients in obtaining the appropriate work visas, ensuring a smooth transition to the U.S. business world, while avoiding costly delays.

Whether seeking temporary or permanent residence in the United States, the Firm helps clients choose the right solutions for themselves and their organization from the numerous existing options:

Work or Travel Visas:

The Firm assists clients in obtaining:

  • B-1 and B-2 visas for those visiting the U.S. on business or pleasure;
  • L-1A, L-1B, E-1 or E-2 visas for companies entering into the United States;
  • H-1B, E-3 or TN visas for professionals;
  • O-1A and O-1B visas for clients who demonstrate extraordinary ability in their field; or
  • J-1 visas for practical training and internship opportunities.

Permanent Residence (Green Card) and/or Naturalization:

The Firm assists clients in:

  • Qualifying for Employment-Based First Preference (EB-1) (i.e., Multinational Executives or Managers, L1A visa holders), as well as Employment-based Fifth Preference (EB-5) (i.e., investment projects in various metropolitan areas);
  • Strategizing the most appropriate procedure for permanent residency in the U.S. and executing the intricacies of such plan;
  • Processing all paperwork, including “PERM” or “Adjust of Status or Consular Processing” applications for green cards, and any requests from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for further evidence and/or notices of intent to deny;
  • Managing any audits that may be requested; and
  • Preparing for adjustment interviews (green card process) and/or naturalization interviews.