Immigration Law

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Paget, Joel H.
Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC

Immigration Law

Contact: Janet Cheetham & Joel Paget; Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC (Washington, USA)

Employers seeking H-1B temporary work visas for foreign nationals in “professional-level” positions can begin filing their petitions for visas on April 1, 2013, for employment beginning on October 1, 2013.

Read more: Immigration Law Update: Approaching H-1B Cap for 2014

Contact: Frida P. Glucoft; Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Among the numerous practical and legal consequences faced by a purchaser acquiring a new company with a brand name is a key question: how to retain employees, especially those with critical or essential skills.  During the course of conducting its due diligence, the purchaser must investigate which employees, if any, hold a temporary work visa and what the consequences of a change in ownership are.

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Contact: Joel H. Paget (Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC; Washington, USA)

Naturalization and Citizenship Requirements

Outline of topics covered include: 

  • Requirements for Naturalization
  • Naturalization of Special Classes
  • Citizenship at Birth
  • Dual Citizenship

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