Immigration

At Phillips Lytle, we understand the need for immigration solutions as they relate to corporations, entrepreneurs, professionals, investors, business owners, non-profit organizations and individuals. Whether you’re a U.S. business looking to hire a foreign national, an individual seeking U.S. residency through investment, or a U.S. citizen wishing to sponsor a relative – the immigration attorneys at Phillips Lytle can help you navigate the complex system and identify a visa category to fit your needs.

Our depth of knowledge gained through this broad base of clients allows us to address the intricacies and variations of each immigration case, and execute strategies to meet both business and personal goals through the following:

U.S. nonimmigrant visas that allow individuals to temporarily work, study or visit the U.S., including, but not limited to:

Visa Category Description
B Business or tourist travel
F-1 Academic student
H-1B Specialty occupation temporary employment
L-1 Intracompany transferee
E-1 / E-2 Treaty trader / treaty investor
J-1 Exchange visitor
P Performing athlete, artist or entertainer
O-1 Foreign national with extraordinary ability in sciences,
arts, education, business or athletics
TN NAFTA temporary professionals from Mexico and Canada

U.S. immigrant visas for lawful permanent residency in the U.S. through:

  • Employment
  • Family
  • EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Immigration compliance by employers for:

  • Form I-9
  • E-Verify
  • H-1B public inspection files
  • Portability of employee H-1B visa petitions, labor certifications and immigrant visa petitions
  • New and changing immigration laws and policies

Corporate transactions for providing assistance and guidance on immigration issues related to:

  • Corporate acquisitions, mergers, asset transfers and other transactions
  • Purchase of real estate and other estate planning for non-U.S. citizens or residents
  • Tax implications for foreign companies and individuals
Immigration