Law Offices of Daniel A. Zeft - Specialist in Immigration and National Law

Legal Services Provided
 

Daniel A. Zeft practices exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law, and he represents employers, emerging companies, and individuals throughout the United States and abroad. Mr. Zeft is available for consultation and representation with regard to a broad range of immigration and nationality law matters, including employment-based visa matters, employment-based permanent residence matters, family-based immigration, and citizenship.
 

Employment-Based Visa Matters and Employment-Based Permanent Residence Matters
  • Advice and strategic planning for employers concerning the employment of foreign nationals

  • Nonimmigrant visa petitions to obtain temporary work authorization for foreign nationals including:

    • E-1 Treaty Traders

    • E-2 Treaty Investors

    • H-1B Professionals

    • H-2A, H-2B Temporary Workers

    • L-1A Intracompany Transfers of Managers and Executives

    • L-1B Intracompany Transfers of Specialized Knowledge Employees

    • O-1 Aliens of Extraordinary Ability for individuals in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics

    • P-1, P-2, P-3 Athletes, Entertainers, and Performing Artists

    • R-1 Religious Workers

    • TN NAFTA Admissions for Canadians and Mexicans

  • Labor Certification including:

    • Labor Certification Applications filed under new PERM System

    • Special Handling Labor Certification Applications for university or college professors and teachers

  • Employment-based immigrant petitions to obtain permanent residence status for foreign nationals including:

    • Alien of Extraordinary Ability petitions

    • Outstanding Professor and Researcher petitions

    • Multinational Manager and Executive petitions

    • National Interest Waiver petitions

  • Counsel to and representation of foreign national entrepreneurs who must obtain the appropriate nonimmigrant visa status or become a U.S. permanent resident in order to establish and manage a new U.S. business

  • Petitions to obtain temporary work authorization or permanent residence status for foreign nurses and other foreign health care workers

  • Waivers of Two Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement for foreign medical graduates and others in J-1 status

  • Petitions to obtain temporary work authorization or permanent residence status for foreign physicians

  • Advice and assistance with nonimmigrant visa and immigrant visa processing at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad

  • Applications to Adjust Status to Permanent Residence in the United States

  • Representation of foreign nationals subject to United States Customs and Border Protection inspections when entering the United States at land border crossings and international airports

  • Representation at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices (previously INS) throughout the U.S. and abroad

  • Preparation of employers facing H-1B wage and hour audits by the U.S. Department of Labor

  • Counsel regarding the immigration consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions

  • Development of Form I-9 compliance procedures for employers 
     
Family-Based Immigration 
  • Marriage of U.S. citizen and foreign national

  • FiancÚ(e) visas

  • Sponsorship of qualifying relatives by U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident

  • Representation at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices (previously INS) for adjustment of status interviews

  • Advice and assistance with immigrant visa processing at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad 
     
Citizenship 
  • Naturalization

  • Child born abroad to at least one U.S. citizen parent

  • Derivative citizenship 
     
Other Immigration Law Matters 
  • B-1 Business Visitors

  • F-1 Students

  • J-1 Exchange Visitors

  • B-2 Visitors

  • Maintaining permanent residence status