Raj Abhyanker P.C.’s immigration law practice helps the greatest minds around the world become extraordinary contributors to the growth, success, and leadership of the greatest nation in the world, the United States of America.The firm’s immigration practice focuses in the four key areas identified below.
I. Extraordinary Ability Classification
Raj Abhyanker P.C. proudly represents the most talented individuals worldwide in the sciences, the arts, education, and business; as well as extraordinary ability workers, outstanding professors and researchers, multinational executives and managers, and athletes at the national and international levels, who wish to immigrate to the United States. The firm focuses facilitating and advising on United States visa applications under the extraordinary ability classifications, EB-1 (permanent immigration) and O1 (non-immigrant).
Raj Abhyanker P.C. represents highly accomplished directors, actors, and screenwriters around the world, with records of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture and/or television industries, who wish to immigrate to the United States.
To qualify, one must be able to demonstrate extraordinary ability in the sciences, the arts, education, business, or athletics, through sustained national or international acclaim. One’s achievements must be widely recognized and subject to supported by extensive documentation. Attorneys of the Raj Abhyanker P.C. firm assist qualified applicants with the organization, presentation, and documentation of their proof of extraordinary ability in the form of contracts, awards, nominations, prices, published material, or similar documentation reflecting the nature of the individual’s achievement.
II. $1M or more Investment in the United States, U.S. Employment Creation Visa
Raj Abhyanker P.C. represents foreign born citizens investing at least $500,000 (preferably $1,000,000 or more) in United States in the creation of at least 10 new full-time jobs for U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, or other lawful immigrants, not including the investor and his or her family.
III. Spouses of U.S. Permanent Residents & Citizens
Raj Abhyanker P.C. represents U.S. citizens and permanent residents in bringing their foreign born spouses to the United States under both the I-130 and I-485 categories. The firm also assists applicants who are lawful permanent residents to file petitions for their spouses under the second preference family category.
To qualify, there are three very important standards that the marriage must meet. Firstly, the marriage must have been valid at the time it was initiated. Secondly, the marriage must be in existence at the time the immigration process is completed. Lastly, the marriage must not have been entered into for the purposes of immigration to the United States. Attorneys of the Raj Abhyanker P.C. firm assist qualified applicants with the organization, presentation, and documentation of their proof for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
IV. Employment Visa
Raj Abhyanker P.C. represents corporations across the United States in the securitization of H1-B work visas for key talent found outside the United States. Generally, candidates must hold an advanced degree (beyond a baccalaureate degree), or a baccalaureate degree with at least five years of progressive experience in an engineering, medical, and/or scientific profession.