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Omaha Immigration Attorneys

Fraser Stryker's immigration practice focuses on employment-based immigration, providing comprehensive services to assist employers and their employees in obtaining temporary work authorization and lawful permanent residency, as well as services focused on employment eligibility verification and compliance and immigration-related employment discrimination matters.

Fraser Stryker has experienced attorneys, specializing in H-1B nonimmigrant petitions and employment-based permanent residency petitions requiring labor certification applications (PERM) in the second and third preference categories (EB-2 and EB-3). Fraser Stryker also has extensive experience in TN petitions, as well as experience in employment-based permanent residency petitions not requiring labor certification in the first preference category (EB-1) and Form I-9 compliance.

H-1B Nonimmigrant Services

Fraser Stryker provides H-1B services to employers ranging from large international companies with thousands of employees throughout the world, to small, local companies with 10 or fewer employees, including both for-profit companies and not-for-profit organizations, and including both cap-subject and cap-exempt employers. Fraser Stryker's extensive experience includes filing cap-subject change of status petitions for employees moving from F-1 student status (or other nonimmigrant status) to H-1B status, filing change of employer petitions, filing extensions of stay, and filing petitions for individuals currently abroad seeking H-1B employment. Our services also include petitions for H-4 dependents.

Fraser Stryker's H-1B experience includes petitions for individuals seeking positions in the following fields, among others:

  • Architecture
  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Event Management (Sports)
  • Higher Education
  • Information Technology/Computer Science (both for internal company positions and to fill contractual obligations at client sites)
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Urban Planning

TN Nonimmigrant Services

Fraser Stryker also provides TN services to both large and small employers for employees eligible for TN status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Fraser Stryker's TN experience includes services for both Canadian and Mexican citizens, and includes filing change of status and extension of stay petitions for individuals already present in the US, as well as services for Canadian citizens making application for TN status at a Port of Entry. We also provide TD dependent services when needed.

Fraser Stryker's TN experience includes petitions for the following types of NAFTA professionals, among others:

  • Architects
  • Economists
  • Engineers
  • Geophysicists
  • Management Consultants
  • Nurses
  • Scientific Technologists
  • Urban Planners

Other Nonimmigrant Services

Fraser Stryker has advised clients on several other types of nonimmigrant visas, including B-1/B-2 (Business/Visitor) visas, L (Intra-Company Transfers) visas, and O (Extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics) visas, and can provide these services as needed.

Permanent Residency Services

Fraser Stryker provides employment-based permanent residency services for individuals in the first, second, and third employment-based preference categories (EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3), seeing individuals through from development of the job description and labor certification application to adjudication of the I-485 adjustment of status application. With the long-standing backlog and corresponding lengthy wait for permanent residency for individuals from certain countries, particularly India and China, Fraser Stryker is also experienced in advising both employees and employers when a foreign national is seeking to change employers during the permanent residency process. Our services include dependent applications, as needed.

Fraser Stryker has advised clients on National Interest Waivers and has filed EB-1 petitions for functional managers, as well as EB-2 and EB-3 petitions requiring PERM certification for large international companies, for companies with several locations nationwide, and for small, local companies.

The Firm's Permanent Residency experience includes petitions for individuals in the following professions, among others:

  • Architecture
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Executives
  • Information Technology/Computer Science (both for internal company positions and to fill contractual obligations at client sites)
  • Managers

Employment Eligibility Verification/Work Authorization Compliance

Fraser Stryker has advised employers on the legal requirements for employment authorization within the United States, including not only advice on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, but also obligations under state and federal law to verify identity and document employment eligibility authorization. We have conducted Form I-9 audits required pursuant to contractual obligations, aided in employer self-audits, and regularly advise employers regarding Form I-9 procedures and documents, as well as E-Verify participation and requirements. Further, our attorneys have presented to Human Resources professionals on I-9 and E-Verify matters, and have conducted training sessions on I-9 procedures.

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