Labor Certification

Labor Certification Step One: PWD Request As the first step in the PERM process, your employer makes a “prevailing wage request” to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) .The prevailing wage request provides the DOL with information about the offer such as job requirements, job duties, and the worksite location. The DOL uses this information to issue the employer a prevailing wage determination (PWD), stating the common wage for the...


U-Visa / VAWA

U-Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Qualifying Crimes U-Nonimmigrant visa, also known as a U-Visa, is set aside to allow victims of qualifying crimes and their immediate family members, a pathway to immigration status in the United States. In order to qualify for a U-Visa, the applicant must demonstrate that he or she meets the following criteria: He or she was the victim of a qualifying crime as identified by the...


Trespassing

Trespassing can be defined as entering an owner’s land or property without permission. In some cases, trespassing becomes aggravated trespassing when you threaten to injure someone physically prior to entering their home or work place without permission. Because of the different types of trespassing, there are both criminal and civil trespassing laws. California Penal Code 602 PC, or California trespass laws, set out several different situations in which an offense...


Weapons

Weapons The categories of weapons charges in most states are divided in two statutes: possession and use. The category of possession focuses on the possession of the weapon. For example, a defendant can be charged and convicted of possessing the weapon even if no one was hurt, threatened, or saw the weapon. The category of use focuses on the use of the weapon while another offense is being committed. These...


Warrants

If there is a warrant out against you, the attorneys at Sethi Law Group might be able to help. We recommend contacting an attorney that can help you with criminal defense as soon as possible to ensure that this matter can be resolved. Bench Warrants  A bench warrant is a warrant for arrest that has been issued by either a judge or a court. A bench warrant is issued if...


Probation Violence

If you are in trouble with the law for a serious offense, you may have the option of receiving probation. In some cases, getting probation is a good result, but it is easier that one might think to violate the terms of their probation. Under California Penal Code 1203.3, the court has the right and authority to revoke, modify, or change its order of suspension or execution of your sentence...


Drug Possession

At Sethi Law Group, we provide representation for people facing many different types of drug charges and drug related offenses, which include but are not limited to the following: Simple possession and possession for sale or distribution; Drug trafficking, smuggling or importation; Unauthorized possession or sale of prescription drugs such as Xanax; Heroin possession or manufacturing; Cultivation of marijuana; Juvenile or student drug offenses; and, DUI involving drugs.


DUI

What is a DUI? It is a crime for a driver to operate a vehicle while impared by the effects of drugs or alcohol. It is defined as Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol. At Sethi Law Group, we help clients by providing them with different tpes of DUI defenses, including but not limited to the following: Underage DUI; Felony DUI; DUI for Drugs; First offense DUI; Multiple...


Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is often described as spousal abuse, spousal battery, or a domestic dispute. Additionally, domestic violence can also include intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault or any other abusive behavior as part of a pattern of power and control committed by one partner against another partner. Sethi Law Group provides a comprehensive overview and understanding of the criminal justice center and what measures someone who is facing criminal charges...


Burglary/Shop Lifting

Burglary has traditionally been defined as breaking and entering into the dwelling of another at nighttime, with the intent to commit a felony. Although this is the traditionally definition of burglary, the elements of burglary now vary from state to state. Additionally, in many states, the definition of burglary has been expanded to include entry into any form of building or structure, vehicle, or vessel used as a resident, at...


Specialty Occupation Nonimmigrant (H1B Visa)

H-1B ALERT! NEW QUOTA OPENS ON APRIL 3, 2017. PREPARE NOW FOR YOUR 2017 H-1B FILINGS BEFORE THE NEW QUOTA RUNS OUT OR IF CASES GET SELECTED FOR RANDOM SELECTED PROCESS. ALL H1B FILINGS HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED TO USCIS ON MARCH 31, 2017 . OUR IMMIGRATION SPECIALISTS ARE HERE TO ASSIST YOU WITH PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND COMPETITIVE PRICES. Specialty Occupation Nonimmigrant (H-1B Visas) At Sethi Law Group, we pride ourselves...


Student Visas

Sometimes Foreign Nationals are wishing to enter the United States to attend an educational institution on a full-time basis. If that happens, the Foreign National will require a student visa and Sethi Law Group can help in obtaining one. There are two nonimmigrant categories available to those Foreign Nationals wishing to study in the United States. Foreign National students may be eligible to obtain either an F-1 academic student visa,...


Deportation Defense

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services refers to deportation as the “formal removal of an alien from the United States when an alien  has been found removable for violating immigration laws.” Currently, there are many common defenses against deportation. At Sethi Law Group, we understand that those individuals facing removal and deportation risk leaving behind family members, often times including young children and elderly parents alike, and they risk creating an...


Family-­Based

In some instances, qualifying family members may be eligible for a family-based green card. Those Foreign Nationals who believe they may be eligible for a family-based green card must be an immediate family member which is defined as a spouse, unmarried child under the age of 21, or a parent(s). There is no limit on the number of visas available for immediate family members as there is always a visa...


Fiancee Visa

Are you seeking assistance for a USA Fiancee Visa? USCIS allows certain fiancé(e)s of U.S. Citizens, and their accompanying minor children to apply for visa applications, and then subsequently apply for a green card. Eligibility Criteria  If you are engaged to an alien, your fiancé may be eligible to receive a green card as K Nonimmigrant if: You are the beneficiary of an immigration petition that was filed by a...


Marriage-Based

If you entered the United States with any visa other than K, C or D visa than you can apply for your Green card if you are married to a US Citizen. This rule applies to gay and lesbian marriages as well. The process generally takes 5-8 months depending on the jurisdiction of the USCIS office where you reside. After applying in about 3-4 months you can obtain an Employment...


Green Card

At Sethi Law Group we understand the importance of family unity. Fortunately, so does U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; therefore, immigration law allows for U.S. Citizens to petition for certain qualifying relatives and family members to obtain a green card. A green card can be marriage based, family based, or fiancé based. Marriage Based Green Card Applying for a green card as the spouse of a U.S. Citizenship can be...


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Nonimmigrant Visa for Aliens for Extraordinary Ability (O Visa)

Nonimmigrant Visa for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability (O Visa) At Sethi Law Group we know that there are some foreign nationals wishing to enter the United States to do extraordinary things with their talents. Those nationals who possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics may qualify for an O-Visa. Also, for those who have demonstrated outstanding successes in the entertainment industry may also be eligible for...


Nonimmigrant Visitors for Business (B1 Visa)

Nonimmigrant Visitors for Business (B-1 Visa) At Sethi Law Group we understand some people enter the United States for both pleasure and business. There options available to those foreign nationals wishing to visit the U.S. for business purposes.  B-1 Classification If you are a foreign national wishing to enter the U.S. to participate in business activities of a commercial or professional nature, you may be eligible for a B-1 Visa....


Nonimmigrant Visa for Outstanding Athletes, Artist & Entertainers (P Visa)

Nonimmigrant Visa for Outstanding Athletes, Artists and Entertainers (P Visa) A P-Visa provides a temporary work visa to foreign nationals who wish to enter the United States who are athletes, artists, and entertainers. P-1 Classification If you are coming to the United States temporarily to perform at an athletic competition as an individual athlete, or as a part of a team or a group, then you may be eligible for...


Nonimmigrant Intra Company Transfer (L Visa)

Some visas, like the intracompany transfer visa, are nonimmigrant visas that provide flexibility to the employer. For example, the L-Visa provides flexibility to multinational corporations who have operations in the United States. The L-1 Visa includes the following two categories: L-1A, Manager or Executive; and, L-1B, Intracompany Transferee for employees with specialized knowledge. The L-Visa affords foreign nationals the ability to transfer to a U.S. office, subsidiary or affiliated company....


Employers

Do you have non US Citizens as employees? Do you need them to work in the US? If yes to both, we can ensure that their legal status in the USA is processed and done correctly. Avoid penalties and deportation.


Investor Visas

Investor Visas USCIS allows business oriented foreign nationals from treaty countries wishing to come to the United States with several viable options for their visas.   E-1 / E-2 / EB-5 If you are a national of a treaty country and you are planning on coming to the United States to participate in business trade, there are options for you.   E-1 Classification E-1 Classification allows an individual to enter...


Business Immigration

Business Immigration - How to Get Legal Immigration Status for Businesses in the USA.  If you are a business wanting legal immigration status in the USA, you will need a qualified immigration attorney who understands USA business immigration to guide you through the process. Immigration matters in the USA are a serious and important matter and following through with the required legal procedures are very important. We specialize in business immigration...


General Immigration

When you enter the USA, or want to live in the USA, you have to ensure you are deemed legal or face deportation charges. There are various forms of getting your legal status in the USA. Find out more about how you can obtain your green card or other valid alternative visas as a private individual. Our team at Sethi Law provides clarity, hand holding and affordable legal fees to...


Criminal Law

When a spouse or other family member calls the police during or after an argument, you or your spouse may be charged with domestic violence. If a family member, you, your spouse or someone living in your home has drugs or drug paraphernalia in plain sight, the police may search your home for more drugs. Instead of facing a charge for domestic violence, you could be facing drug charges, too....


Personal Injury

If you have been involved in either an automobile accident or some other type of injury, you need aggressive representation on your side. The law says that you have the right to recover for the damages you have suffered as the result of another’s negligence. The pain and suffering you may be experiencing is only complicated by expensive, yet necessary, medical treatment. Don’t trust the insurance company, whether it be...


Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Bankruptcy is certainly not a fun word to bring up in casual conversation, however, it is often given a much worse reputation that it actually deserves. Whether it is to finally get the collection agency off your back, or stop that pesky creditor from calling, bankruptcy can be a viable option for the right people. Bankruptcy can pertain to more than one type of filing. One type is Chapter 7...


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