Employment Based Visas

The Kennedy Immigration Firm assists client with some of the most challenging and complex corporate immigration matters in the US. The firm uses many different strategies to accomplish client goals. We have extensive experience with the following visa types:


Non-Immigrant Visas

  • H-1B Visas – This program allows people in occupation that require highly specialized knowledge temporary work visas.
  • H-2A Visas/H-2B Visas – These are temporary works visas for seasonal agricultural and temporary non-agricultural workers.
  • E-1/E-2 Visas – These are visas for treaty investors and treaty traders for citizens of certain countries.
  • L Visas – These visas are awarded to intercompany transferees who have been employed abroad continuously for one year during the past three years and who will be temporarily employed by the same employer as a manager, executive, or specialized knowledge capacity.
  • J-1/Q-1 Exchange Visitor Visas – This allows visa holders to enter the US to participate in an exchange program.
  • O- Visas – This program applies to people of extraordinary ability who will be working in the US temporarily.

Immigrant Visas

  • E-B1 – Visas in this category apply to persons of extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, education, business or athletes as well as certain managers, business executives, investors and religious workers.
  • E-B2 – Visas for professionals with a masters degree or higher who can demonstrate that their work is in the national interest thereby waiving the labor certification requirement or can show through labor certification that there are no U.S. workers able, willing, qualified or available for the position.
  • E-B3 – Visas for other professionals, skilled or other workers who can demonstrate, through the labor certification requirements, that there are no U.S. workers able, willing, qualified or available for the position.
  • E-B4 – this category includes religious workers and other special programs to obtain permanent residency.
  • P Visas – this category applies to professional athletes, artists and entertainers.
  • R Visas – this category is for persons entering the U.S. to work in a religious capacity.


Visa Assistance/Worksite Compliance for Businesses

The firm helps organizations who employ or wish to employ foreign persons in their workplaces. We assist them with regulatory compliance with immigration laws and processes including I-9 audits.