Passaic Work Visa Lawyers

Find the right Work Visa attorney in Passaic, NJ

Under certain circumstances, an employer may obtain a work visa to hire a foreign worker if a qualified U.S. employee cannot be found in Passaic New Jersey.

The Government can restrict how many visas are issued each year for each type of job, and these visas have to be renewed before they expire.

Obtaining a Work Visa in Passaic New Jersey

Foreign citizens may seek to apply for a work visa in conjunction with another USCIS petition. Examples include student or fiancé visas; however, a concurrent petition is not required to work in Passaic, New Jersey.

Like every other visa, a work Visa can be your first step towards citizenship.

Visa Lawyers Can Help You Get to Work in Passaic

Most jobs now require that a person be able to prove that he or she can live and work in Passaic New Jersey.

Additionally, work visa applicants must show the federal government that they are qualified to perform the tasks particular to their field of employment. Conferring with a reputable attorney in Passaic is a great idea. You can get answers to all of your questions about your work visa.

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Life in Passaic

Passaic, New Jersey is a city in Passaic County. As of a 2008 Census estimate, its population is just under 67,000 people.

The city of Passaic can trace its origins to a Dutch settlement established in 1679, on the Passaic River. "Passaic" comes from the Lenape word pahsayèk, which means "valley." The 19th Century saw a great deal of industrial growth, becoming a center for the textile industry. Passaic is sometimes called the "birthplace of television" because, while the TV was not invented there, it is the site of the first permanent TV station designed to broadcast to consumers. It began transmission in 1931.

Currently, portions of Passaic are designated by the state of New Jersey as "urban enterprise zones." This is part of a state program to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth by targeting areas underserved by businesses providing basic services, and encouraging them to set up shop there through reduced sales taxes (3 1/2% as opposed the statewide rate of 7%), and tax credits for hiring new employees.

If you live in Passaic, New Jersey, and need an attorney, chances are good that you'll be able to find one. Thanks to its size, diversity, and proximity to the large city of Newark, there is a significant legal community there. The chances are good that a Passaic, New Jersey lawyer can help you with whatever legal issues you might face.

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