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San Antonio E1 Visa for Employee Lawyer

What is a E1 Visa for Employees?

Work Visa for Employees of E1 Visa Holders

The E1 Visa is most commonly used by owners of companies in the import/export business, but employees of E1 Visa holders can also use it as a work visa. E1 Visa holders use the E1 Employee Visa to bring foreign workers to the US to work for their US operations. To qualify, first the employee must have the same nationality as the E1 Visa holder they will work for in the US. Secondly, the employee must be coming to the US to work as an executive, manager or as a key employee. For more information about the E1 Visas, call our office to schedule a consultation with one of our immigration lawyers.

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San Antonio E1 Visa for Employee Attorney

The major benefits the E1 Employee Visa offers are:

1. Live in the USA

The applicant and immediate family will be able to legally live in the USA. Immediate family includes spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21.

2. Work in the USA

The applicant will be authorized to legally work in the USA. The applicant’s spouse will also be eligible to get a work permit. This work permit allows the spouse to legally work for any employer in the USA.

3. Public Education

Children will have access to schools in the USA and be able to attend classes from Pre-K to high school.

4. University

Children that have graduated from high school will be able to attend universities in the US without a Student Visa.

5. Social Security Number

The applicant and spouse will be able to get Social Security Numbers.

6. Driver’s License

The applicant and spouse will be able to get a US Driver’s License.

There are 3 main requirements to obtaining the E1 Employee Visa:

1. Job Offer from E1 Visa Holder

The most important requirement to obtain an E1 Employee visa is to be offered a job from someone who has the E1 Visa, or from someone who at least qualifies to get the E1 Visa for him/herself. To learn about the E1 Visa requirements see our ‘E1 Visa’ page under “Investor Visas’.

2. Job Offer as Executive, Manager or Key Employee

The E1 Employee visa is only for high-level personnel such as executives and managers. Key employees also qualify. A key employee is one that possesses specialized skills that are valuable and necessary for the business to operate.

3. Same Nationality as E1 Visa Holder

The person applying for the E1 Employee Visa and the E1 Visa holder making the job offer must have the same nationality. For example, if the E1 Visa holder offering the job is Canadian, the E1 Employee must also be Canadian.

Applying for the E1 Employee Visa is a simple process that has the following steps:

1. Document Checklist

Once you hire our law firm, our immigration attorney will prepare a very detailed checklist of the documents needed to prepare the E1 Employee Visa application. This checklist is the most important part of the application, because it explains exactly which documents will be needed to apply for the E1 employee visa.

2. Application Prepared

Once the attorney has received the requested documents, we will prepare the E1 Employee Visa application.

3. Interview with US Consulate

The last step of the E1 Employee Visa process is the visa interview. Once the application is ready, we will schedule the interview appointment, for the applicant and immediate family, at a US Consulate. Prior to this interview, our immigration attorney will prepare the applicant for the visa interview.

1. How long does the E1 Visa for Employees last?

Generally, the E1 Employee Visa can be issued for up to 5 years at a time. It can also be renewed in increments of up to 5 years. More importantly, there is no limit to the number of times the E1 Employee Visa can be renewed.

For more information Contact Our San Antonio Fiance Visa Lawyer

If you would like to set up a consultation with an immigration attorney to discuss the time, costs and other requirements associated with the work E1 Employee Visa application, please
call (210) 858-9681.

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