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Things You Should Look While Choosing An Immigration Lawyer For H1b Visa

Author: Alexis Watson
by Alexis Watson
Posted: Feb 02, 2017

H1B is among the most common employment based visa which is best for US Corporations looking to bring foreign talent for their work force. The US department of immigration issues a note every year in terms of number of visas which can be allotted to people from different nationalities for H1B VISA. Though the process might seem very easy but it is actually tough for individuals to apply one. It is always advised to take professional help from an immigration attorney but there are also chances that you end up meeting the wrong term person and the things get messed up.

Selection of best H1B visa attorney might seem a tough thing to do because you are layman but if you follow certain factor the selection process becomes very easy

a) The immigration lawyer should have achieved some results. You can count on a lawyer based upon of his or her success rate. A higher denial rate of visa application by the lawyer is a clear indication of his or her incompetence.

b) The other most important factor is the reputation the lawyer has. You can initiate the process by asking your friends and family who have earlier migrated to US. A immigration lawyer’ s association with the American Immigration association and other related bodies connected to immigrants welfare is a good way to judge the lawyer’s reputation.

c) The Immigration lawyer’s fee is also an important to judge the lawyer. Though it is always advised you should bargain fee with any lawyer or a doctor to get best value for services but the fee the lawyer is asking for should always be comparable with the industry at large. The reputation of lawyer if correlated with the lawyer’s fee would give a fair judgment about the lawyer.

Other than the above factors which can act as a guiding principle to choose the right a New York Immigration Attorney there are also few things which one should avoid

a) Stay aware from Notaries, consultants, service bureaus and travel agents which promise quick solutions

b) Someone guarantees visa with certain fee.

c) Lawyers from other your own country, you should always know that for visa related matters one should be always have good knowledge of US immigration laws so it is better to engage with somebody who operates from US. In fact there are also lawyer whom you should avoid because they don’t have the license to operate in USA.

d) Stay away from people who say that "THEY KNOW SOMEBODY" which can ease the application process for H1B visa for you.

About the Author

I am Immigration Lawyer in New York, US.provides services in various field of Immigration laws, Civil laws, Criminal laws, Family law, Consumer cases, Property related matters, Matrimonial related matters &drafting and vetting of various agreements

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