PIVER LAW SERVICES
Piverlaw assists a wide range of individuals, corporations and organizations
meet their immigration needs by providing a wide variety of services, including but
not limited to the following:
- Obtain labor certification approval from the U.S. Department of Labor and permanent
residency ('Green Card') approval from the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service
and Department of State.
- Obtain labor certification-exempt permanent residency ('Green cards') for qualified
individuals including: extraordinary ability individuals (EB-1-1), outstanding researchers
and professors (EB-1-2), inter-company executives and managers (EB-1-3), shortage
occupation workers (nurses and physical therapists), investors and religious workers
- Obtain temporary work visas for investors and treaty traders (E), professionals
(H-1B), trainees (H-3 and J-1), specialists and other employment authorized cultural
exchange visitors (J-1), inter-company transferees (L-1), extraordinary ability scientists,
artists, entertainers and athletes, and essential support personnel (Os, P-1s and
P-2s), religious workers (R-1), and NAFTA treaty professionals (TNs).
- Assist companies from around the world establish offices or branches in the U.S.
and transfer qualified personnel from their foreign parent company or foreign offices
to their pre-existing or newly created U.S. business entity.
- Assist a wide range of companies and individuals with Department of State and
consular processing issues including nonimmigrant visa stamping, immigrant visa processing,
and diversity lottery applications.
- Represent corporate and individual clients in all areas of business immigration
related appeals (agency and judicial) to obtain approval of cases which were erroneously
- Assist a wide range of individuals meet their family-based immigration needs
including dependent nonimmigrant visas, family-based immigrant petitions (marriage,
immediate relatives, siblings), and international adoptions.
Visitors and Students:
- Obtain temporary non-employment authorized visas for visitors for business and
pleasure (B-1 and B-2), students (F-1 and J-1), and dependents of work authorized
visa holders as described above.
- Assist foreign students with reinstatement and post graduate immigration needs
including strategies to resolve issues related to the H-1B cap.
- Assist private secondary schools, colleges and universities obtain SEVP certification
to accept foreign students.
Asylum, Refugee, and Cancellation of Removal:
- Represent individuals in asylum, refugee and cancellation of removal cases.
Waivers, Litigation, and Complex Immigration Matters:
- Assist individuals in obtaining waivers required in certain cases for clients
seeking nonimmigrant visa classification or entry into the United States, permanent
residence, or naturalization including, but not limited to waivers triggered because
of problems with any of the grounds of inadmissibility and deportation, listed at
INA §212(a) and INA §237(a) respectively for which there are waivers or
exceptions including, but not limited to: waiver of the two-year residency requirement
for certain J visa holders; waiver of grounds of inadmissibility on certain health
related grounds; waiver of grounds of inadmissibility/deportation related to certain
criminal convictions; and waiver of grounds/deportation for material fraud or misrepresentation
used to obtain an immigration benefit, or for presence in the United States after
previously being deported.
- Assist clients facing complications with their immigration objectives or encountering
obstacles to obtaining nonimmigrant or immigrant visas, permanent residency, or citizenship
through naturalization including, but not limited to: problems caused by failure
to register for NSEERS, more commonly known as 'special registration;' self-petitioning
for permanent residence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for male and
female victims of domestic abuse; self-petitioning conditional residents seeking
removal of conditions on their marriage-based permanent residency; and problems related
to allegations of lack of good moral character, prior communist party affiliation
or previously denied naturalization applications.
- Work with and represent corporate and individual clients before all relevant
agencies, courts and related service providers as they pertain to immigration matters
including the CIS, SEVIS, DOS, DOL, Administrative Review Boards, Immigration Courts,
Federal District and Circuit Courts, Adoption and Family Division State Courts, home
study agencies, foreign credential agencies and DOS-approved cultural exchange sponsoring
Piverlaw's attorneys have a combined total of nearly three decades of immigration
law practice, and all its attorneys are dedicated exclusively to immigration law
and are members in good standing of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
(AILA). Accordingly, the firm possesses the requisite knowledge and experience to
assist a wide range of individuals, companies and organizations solve their immigration
problems in the U.S. and at U.S. consular posts abroad.
In the increasingly globalized labor market, utilizing immigration law is an essential
element for organizations and individuals seeking to successfully compete in today's
global work place. Mr. Piver and his associates provide consultation services on
a range of immigration issues to a variety of groups including numerous local and
national corporations, start-up companies, universities (e.g. University of Pennsylvania,
Drexel University, Temple University, Villanova University), The Montgomery County
Bar Association, The Mid-Atlantic Employers Association, and numerous other prestigious
educational, research, corporate, and nonprofit entities.
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