We represent corporate clients in all phases of the hiring and transfer of foreign nationals to the U.S., including but not limited to investors, executives, managers, professionals, and performing artists. Nelles Kostencki also provides a full range of US immigration services for individuals, including family, employment, and investment visas.

We interface with corporate and tax attorneys to advise citizens and residents of other countries who intend to establish residency in the United States, as to the income and estate tax consequences of establishing residency in the United States and alternative strategies for minimizing the overall tax consequences.

Areas of focus for the Business Immigration Practice include:

  • Compliance for employers/I-9 Compliance
  • EB-1 extraordinary abilities visas
  • EB-2 advanced degrees professionals
  • EB-3 skilled workers and professionals
  • EB-5 immigrant investor visas
  • E-1 treaty traders visas
  • E-2 treaty investors visas
  • F-1 student visas
  • H-1B specialty occupations
  • J exchange visitors and trainees
  • L visas for multinational executives or managers
  • Naturalization
  • O-1 visas for individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics
  • Permanent Labor Certification
  • TN temporary work visas for Canadian and Mexican professionals
  • U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery

“You must keep your mind on the objective, not on the obstacle”

— William Randolph Hearst