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Dinsmore | Immigration
Immigration - Profile

Led by two Partners who have long been recognized in the field of immigration law by The Best Lawyers in America publication, the Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Immigration Group focuses its practice in the area of business immigration law. The Immigration Group represents a wide range of publicly-traded companies, multi-national corporations, privately-held businesses, universities, research institutions, arts and entertainment organizations, professors, and professionals with respect to both work visa and permanent resident (Green Card) cases. In addition, the members of the Immigration Group have significant experience in many other areas that companies and other institutions may need help with in regard to the U.S. immigration system, including but not limited to visa applications at U.S. Consulates, labor certification proceedings before the U.S. Department of Labor, I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) compliance, immigration policy formulation, naturalization, family immigration law, and NAFTA immigration issues.

Work Visa Proceedings

  • E-1/E-2 (treaty/trader investor) Visas
  • H-1B (specialty occupation) Visas
  • H-3 (trainee) Visas
  • J-1 (on-the-job trainee) Visas
  • L-1 (intracompany transferee) Visas
  • O-1 (extraordinary ability) Visas
  • P-1 (athlete/artist/entertainer) Visas
  • Q (cultural exchange) Visas
  • R (religious worker) Visas
  • TN (Trade NAFTA professional) Visas
Non-Work Visas

  • B-1 (business visitor) Visas
  • B-2 (tourist) Visas
  • F-1 (student) Visas
  • J-1 (exchange visitor) Visas
  • M (vocational school) Visas
Employment-Based Permanent Residence Proceedings

  • Labor certification-based cases including PERM and special handling faculty and professional athlete cases
  • Labor certification-based cases under the new PERM regulation
  • Extraordinary Ability Immigrant Petitions
  • Outstanding Researcher/Professor Petitions
  • National Interest Waiver Petitions
  • Multi-National Manager and Executive Immigrant Petitions
Family-Based Immigration Cases

  • K-1/K-3 (Fiancé/Fiancée) Visas
  • V-1 (Relative) Visas
  • Spousal Immigrant Petitions
  • Immigrant Petitions by other U.S. Citizen and Permanent Resident Relatives
  • Permanent Residence Applications based upon employment or family relationships
  • Adjustment of Status and Immigrant Visa Applications
Visa Applications at U.S. Consulates

  • We handle applications for Immigrant and all Nonimmigrant Visa categories at all U.S. Consulates, including logistical advice on interview scheduling and issuance time tables
  • Troubleshooting when Consular officer is resistant to issuing a Visa
  • Advice on special issues such as Technology Alert List checks
I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Assistance)

  • Help resolve employer I-9 questions
  • Design self-audit I-9 programs for employers
  • Provide I-9 training
  • Defend I-9 audits
Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Prepare naturalization applications
  • Assist with derivative citizenship claims
Waivers of Excludability

  • J-1 waivers for foreign medical graduates
  • Waivers of inadmissibility for convictions
  • Advanced permission to re-enter
General Counseling

  • Establishment of immigration sponsorship programs and policies
  • Compliance with Special Registration

For more information about the Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Immigration Group, please contact any of the attorneys listed here.


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