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The Law Offices of Douglas Bristol have been successfully representing individuals in the following areas of the U.S. immigration law:

Nonimmigrant Visas

            Employment-Based Visa Categories:

·        H-1B               Temporary workers in a specialty occupation

·        TN                   Professional Workers under NAFTA

·        L-1                  Intracompany transferees

·        E-1                  Treaty traders

·        E-2                  Treaty investors

·        H-3                  Trainees

·        R-1                  Religious Workers

Family-Based and Other Visa Categories:

·        K-1      Fiance(e)s of U.S. citizens

·        K-3      Foreign citizen spouses of U.S. citizens

·        F-1      Students

·        J-1       Exchange Visitors


Immigrant visas

Employment-Based Categories:

PERM              Applications for permanent employment certification


·        Persons of extraordinary ability

·        Outstanding professors and researchers

·        Multinational executives and managers


·        Professionals holding advanced degrees

·        Persons of exceptional ability


·        Professionals holding baccalaureate degree

·        Skilled workers

Family-Based Categories:

·        Spouses and children of U.S. citizens

·        Spouses and children of U.S. permanent residents

·        Petitions to remove conditions on residence

·        Brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens

Diversity Visa Lottery cases