Why choose Taylor & Ryan, LLC?
Hiring an attorney can be daunting, especially when the outcomes impact lives and livelihoods. We understand that it’s not “just paperwork.” Taylor & Ryan’s sole focus is immigration law, a complex and highly regulated area. We are the experts who can serve as your guides every step of the way.
Taylor & Ryan’s client list includes a wide range of talented and exceptional individuals, people we are proud to assist in their journey to either temporary or permanent residency in the United States. We regularly assist researchers, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physical therapists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and other exceptional professionals in obtaining legal permanent residence status based on an employment or family relationship. And once legal permanent residence status is achieved, we provide counsel on maintaining that status during absences from the United States, as well as on becoming a U.S. citizen.
Need more information? Refer to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) guide to choosing an attorney. It can help you sift through your many options. Visit http://www.ailalawyer.org/ We hope that after reading the FAQs, you will select Taylor & Ryan as your counsel.
We work with employers to obtain employment authorization for foreign national employees in a variety of statuses, including, for example, the H-1B, H-1B1, H-2B, H-3, and E-3 (Temporary Workers) categories; L-1 (Intracompany transfers); O-1 (Aliens of Extraordinary Ability); P (Artists and Athletes); and E-1/E-2 (Treaty/Trader and Investor visas) across a number of industries. We have extensive experience with professionals in the healthcare field including nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists, and clinical laboratory scientists. We also assist accompanying family members secure the status necessary to remain.
Researchers, Scientists and Physicians
We are well-versed in representing individuals in applying for permanent residence based on their extraordinary accomplishments in medicine, science, literature, or the arts. We have extensive experience with national interest waivers for individuals who have made exceptional contributions to their fields as well as physicians serving in medically underserved areas. We are often called upon to work with physicians and others to obtain a waiver of the two-year home residence requirement of a J-1 visa. Please click here for more information on J-1 waivers.
We regularly represent individuals seeking to obtain U.S. citizenship, including difficult cases for individuals who have substantial absences from the U.S., who are married to a US. citizen employed overseas, or who have other issues that can complicate efforts to secure citizenship.
We advise students about maintaining status or being reinstated to student status as well as post-graduation options.
Investors and Entrepreneurs
We have experience with entrepreneurs seeking to invest in the U.S. The U.S. has treaties with many countries that allow for a visa based on investment or trade with the U.S.
We file petitions for the fiancé(e)s and spouses of U.S. citizens to authorize entry into the U.S. and, subsequently, to attain permanent residence. We also assist U.S. citizens to file for their children, parents, or siblings to visit or immigrate to the U.S.