Temporary Business, Work & Investment Visas

When it comes to working, investing or doing business in the U.S., there are several visa options. But figuring out the right one for you can be a challenge.  That's where we come in.

Ellis Porter provides the following business visa, work visa and investment visa services:

Temporary Business Visas

  • B-1 Visa for Business Visitors
  • Visa Waiver Program

Temporary Work Visas

  • E-3 Visas for Australian Professionals
  • H-1B Visas for Specialty Occupation Professionals
  • H-2B Visas for Temporary/Seasonal Workers
  • J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors
  • L-1 Visas for Intracompany Transfers
  • O-1 Visas for Extraordinary Ability Individuals
  • P Visas for Athletes, Artists & Entertainers
  • R-1 Visas for Religious Workers
  • TN-1 Visas for Canadian NAFTA Professionals
  • TN-2 Visas for Mexican NAFTA Professionals 

Temporary Investment Visas

  • E-1 Visas for Treaty Traders
  • E-2 Visas for Treaty Investors

Other Work Authorization

  • Employment Authorization Documents (EAD)
  • F-1 Student Optional Practical Training (OPT) & Curricular Practical Training (CPT)  

Employment Based Green Cards

If your career plans have you thinking about living and working in the U.S. permanently, then it's time to talk about your green card options.

Ellis Porter provides the following employment based green card services:

  • Green Cards for Extraordinary Ability Individuals (EB-1)
  • Green Cards for Outstanding Researchers and Professors (EB-1)
  • Green Cards for Multinational Executives & Managers (EB-1)
  • PERM Labor Certification Based Green Cards (EB-2/EB-3)
  • National Interest Waiver Green Cards (EB-2)
  • Physician National Interest Waiver Green Cards (EB-2)
  • "Schedule A" Green Cards for Nurses & Physical Therapists (EB-2/EB-3)
  • Green Cards for Religious Workers and Special Immigrants (EB-4)
  • Green Cards for Immigrant Investors (EB-5) 

Industry Specific Immigration Solutions

Ellis Porter has specific expertise handling immigration matters for companies in the following industry sectors:

  • Immigration Solutions for Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations
  • Immigration Solutions for Automotive & Engineering Companies
  • Immigration Solutions for IT Consulting Companies

Occupation Specific Immigration Solutions

Ellis Porter has specific expertise developing immigration strategies for individuals working in the following occupations:

  • Immigration Solutions for Physicians
  • Immigration Solutions for Nurses
  • Immigration Solutions for Allied Health Professionals
  • Immigration Solutions for Scientists & Researchers
  • Immigration Solutions for Artists & Entertainers
  • Immigration Solutions for Investors & Entrepreneurs

Immigration Compliance for Employers

As an employer, the immigration rules and obligations you must comply with can seem incredibly complex. We help employers navigate the immigration compliance maze with ease and protect against unwanted liability.

Ellis Porter provides the following immigration compliance and policy guidance services for employers:

  • I-9 Compliance
  • LCA Compliance 
  • E-Verify Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Immigration Policy Development