Are you a non-agricultural seasonal worker looking to work in the United States? If so, the H2B visa may perfectly fit you. The process of applying for this type of visa can be complex, with several regulations that must be followed. Having an experienced Los Angeles H2B visa lawyer on your side can help ensure that your application is handled correctly and increase your chances of approval.
At Tez Law Firm, we have a team of experienced lawyers who are trained in H2B visa cases. We understand this type of visa’s specific and distinct requirements and have a reliable reputation for helping non-agricultural seasonal workers like you achieve their immigration goals.
We understand the importance of your case and will work closely with you and your employer to gather all the necessary documentation and information. To verify that all regulations are followed, and your application is reviewed in a timely and accurate manner, we’ll also represent you and your employer in all dealings with the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Our attorneys are highly skilled in the H2B visa process and its requirements, including the labor certification process, job order, and the employer’s attestation. We can also help you and your employer in case of an audit or investigation by the DOL.
Don’t let the H2B visa process stress you out. Instead, contact us today to schedule a consultation and let our experienced H2B visa lawyers in Los Angeles guide you through every step.
A: An H2B visa is a non-immigrant visa that temporarily allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers for non-agricultural seasonal jobs. The employer must prove that there need to be more U.S. workers available to carry out the task and that the employment of foreign workers will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of U.S. workers.
A: To qualify for an H2B visa, an individual must be a non-citizen seeking temporary or seasonal non-agricultural work in the United States. The employer must also obtain a labor certification from the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and file a petition with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the worker’s behalf. The employer must also provide housing and cover the transportation cost for the worker to the worksite.
A: The labor certification process is a requirement for an H2B visa. The employer must prove that there need to be more U.S. workers available to complete the job and that the employment of foreign workers will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of U.S. workers. This process includes recruiting U.S. workers, providing a job order to the state workforce agency, and providing a wage rate of at least the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR).
A: A job order is a document that provides a detailed description of the job opportunity being offered to H-2B workers, which must be filed with the State Workforce Agency (SWA) and posted for ten consecutive business days for U.S. workers to apply for.