In the global workplace where companies seek to bring in talent from outside the country as well as send employees on foreign assignments, a corporate legal department is often approached about immigration process and procedure. Where does an in-house attorney go for accurate, accessible information?
Here are a few resources to help you make sense of the immigration questions that come across your desk:
1. Working in the US (USCIS.gov) - Provides an overview of the occupations through which foreign workers can apply for work status in the U.S such as researchers, religious workers, engineers, scientists, athletes, and others. It also reviews the three main types of worker status that are granted: temporary (nonimmigrant) worker, permanent (immigrant) worker, and students and exchange visitors.