Employment Based Immigration
Attorneys 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, Attorneys at Law, 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.
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 Attorney
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, Attorneys at Law 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.