Human Resources professionals who have been around a decade may remember the last batch of so-called “no match letters” that the Social Security Administration sent to employers to notify them that the Social Security Numbers they provided for employee withholdings did not match SSA records for those employees. The letters then directed employers to inquire […]
Employment Visas • Employer Compliance (I-9) • Family Immigration • Citizenship
At Knapp Law Co. LLC, we help clients with employment- and family-based immigration to obtain temporary and permanent visas and citizenship through naturalization. We also advise employers on the complex area of I-9 compliance to make sure their employees have work authorization, properly complete the I-9 form and follow the rules for reviewing and recording the corresponding documents. Immigration is an ever-changing area of law with many nuances and pitfalls for the untrained. We parse through the statutes, regulations, case law, agency guidance, and presidential executive orders and explain in easy-to-understand terms the available planning options and what you need to do to achieve your goals.
From Our Blog
Trying to make sense of immigration processing times long has been an exercise in reading tea leaves. The government posts estimated processing times, and then experience reveals a different reality. Sometimes decisions come sooner. Often, they come much, much later. Nowadays it can be just as bad applying for a visa at the U.S. embassy […]
During a March 1, 2019 stakeholder conference call, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) explained the new I-539 Application form. USCIS will require applicants to use the new form March 22, 2019. Persons in the U.S. on a temporary visa, such as a B-1 or B-2 visitor, or an H-4 or L-2 dependent family member […]