Employment Based Immigration

Abogados Assisting With Work Visas in Tennessee

Memphis, TN Employment Immigration Lawyers

There are a wide variety of opportunities to earn an income in the United States, and people who live in foreign countries often want to take advantage of this ability to provide for themselves and their families. However, strict rules and processes must be followed when obtaining authorization to work in the U.S., and the assistance of a skilled, experienced immigration attorney can be invaluable. At Douglass & Runger, Licenciados en Leyes, we work with employers and employees to help them complete the required immigration forms and advise them of their options throughout the immigration process. 

We assist you with

Notice of Inspection Results

This notice shows that an employer is in compliance.

Notice of Suspect Documents

This notice shows that ICE has found that one or more employees are not authorized to work, and it will describe the potential civil and criminal penalties an employer may face for continuing to employ them. If this finding is not correct, the employer and employees may provide additional documentation to demonstrate the employees' eligibility for employment.

Notice of Discrepancies

This notice shows that ICE was unable to verify one or more employees' employment eligibility. After receiving this notice, employers should inform their employees and work with them to provide additional documentation that demonstrates their authorization to work.

Notice of Technical or Procedural Failures

This notice shows that there were some technical violations on the provided I-9 forms. Employers have 10 days to correct these violations.

Warning Notice

This notice shows that ICE found substantive violations with I- 9 forms, but they do not believe a fine is warranted, as long as the employer takes steps to come into compliance in the future.

Notice of Intent to Fine

This notice shows that ICE has found substantive violations and will fine the employer accordingly. After receiving information specifying these violations, employers may either negotiate a settlement with ICE or request a hearing with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO).

Contact a Tennessee Immigration Abogado

If you are an employee who wishes to work in the U.S. or an employer who plans to hire a foreign national employee, Douglass & Runger, Licenciados en Leyes can help you determine the right type of visa for foreign employees, submit the correct forms, and work with you to complete your legal requirements. Contact us at 901-388- 5805.