We help our clients with various aspects of nationality and immigration law, including employment/work visas and sponsorships, student visas, obtaining a green card through marriage, investment visas, family-based applications, the American naturalization process, and other immigration issues and concerns.
Employment-Based Immigration

An individual can work in the United states as either a (a) Temporary Non-Immigrant Worker or (b) as a Permanent Immigrant Workers. Let us use our experience to help you.

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National Interest Waiver (NIW)

A National Interest Waiver (NIW) waives the Labor Certification requirement due to the “National interest of the United States. We can help you navigate this complex process.

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EB-5 Professional Investment Visa

An investment visa may be a great option for individuals who are financially capable of investing in the United States. Each year, 10,000 visas are allotted to EB-5 investors

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Immigration Law Firm

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Welcome to Joseph Potashnik & Associates Immigration Law. We are dedicated to working with clients from both the United States as well as from all over the world.

Why Hire An Immigration Attorney

Going through the immigration process can be overwhelming and emotionally exhausting, and there are many twists and turns to navigate. Making mistakes can be costly and inconvenient, and may drag out the process even further. That’s why it is essential to have the right representation on your side. Having a lawyer who is knowledgeable in immigration law and the immigration process helps ease the burden of doing it alone, and provides you with the support, information, and guidance that will help increase the chances of successful outcomes in your case.

What We Do

At Joseph Potashnik & Associates immigration law, we help our clients with various aspects of nationality and immigration law, including employment/work visas and sponsorships, student visas, obtaining a green card through marriage, investment visas, family-based applications, the American naturalization process, and other immigration issues and concerns.

Immigrant Categories (Employment-based)
Below is a list of some employment-based immigration categories. These usually refer to long-term or permanent immigration to the United States via employment, work status, or investment. Several issues accompany many of these statuses, such as travel limitations and extensions.

  • EB-1(a): Alien of Extraordinary Ability
  • EB-1(b): Outstanding Professors/Researchers
  • EB-1(c): Multinational Manager or Executive
  • EB-2 Based on PERM: Advanced Degree and/or Exceptional Ability
  • EB-3 Based on PERM: Professionals, skilled workers and other workers
  • EB-4: Special Immigrant & Religious Workers
  • EB-5: Investor Visa
  • NIW: National Interest Waiver
  • PERM Labor Certification
  • PERM for University and College Teachers
  • Foreign Nurses Immigration
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Concurrent Filing of I-140 & I-485
  • Consular Processing
  • Advance Parole
  • Travel Documents
  • Work Permit
  • Reentry Permit
Immigrant Categories (Family-based):
Immigrant categories that are family-based refer to long-term or permanent immigration to the United States via a family member, for the purpose of reunification. There are various priority-categories that accompany family-based immigration.

  • K-Visa: Spouse of U.S. Citizen or Fiancé
  • Marriage to a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Travel documents
  • Work permit
  • Reentry permit
  • Adjustment of status
  • Consular processing
  • Advance parole
  • I-130 Petition
Non-Immigrant Categories
The following is a list of some common benefit categories for non-immigrants. These are typically short-term statuses for individuals coming to the United States for various reasons, such as studying or working. Included in this category are the following:

  • F-1: Student visas for students completing a degree program in a United States university
  • J-1: Students participating in exchange programs in the United States
  • J-1: Advisory opinion
  • E-1: Treaty investor and treaty traders
  • H-1B: Specialty workers, typically under employment contract with a company in the United States
  • L-1: Transferees from within a specific company to the United States
  • CW-1: Transitional worker
  • O-1: Outstanding researcher visa
  • R-1: Religious worker
  • Third-country visa

 

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