Temporary Visas

Mintz Levin can assist you with all the temporary employment-based US visa categories — from strategic planning through the application process. With our vast experience of nonimmigrant visa cases, we can guide you through the visa processes involved in hiring foreign nationals already in the United States, transferring key personnel from your overseas operations or elsewhere abroad, or establishing a new US business presence as an entrepreneur or investor. 

Our immigration attorneys are solution finders in both routine and extraordinary cases. We execute your immigration strategy with dexterity and maintain a high level of service throughout the application process. We also work with attorneys in the firm’s other practice areas to address other legal issues that may impact a nonimmigrant visa application, such as tax or employment laws.

Quick Facts

  • One of the largest corporate immigration practices
  • Clients include employers, accomplished individuals, investors, and entrepreneurs
  • Successful track record representing clients before USCIS, State Department, consular offices abroad, and DOL
  • Known for finding solutions to tough cases
  • Collaborate with attorneys in firm’s Corporate & Securities, Tax, Privacy & Security, Private Client, and Employment, Labor & Benefits practices
  • American Bar Association liaison to the DOL on immigration matters
  • Senior attorneys include:
    • Trustee of American Immigration Council
    • Adjunct professor of Business Immigration Law at Boston College Law School
  • Long-standing commitment to human rights advocacy
  • Pro bono leader in asylum cases
  • Immigration extranet available to clients’ authorized HR professionals and employees

Areas of Focus

  • B-1 visas for business visitors
  • E-1 visas for treaty traders
  • E-2  visas for treaty investors
  • E-3 visas for specialty occupation workers from Australia
  • H-1B  visas for specialty occupation workers
  • H-1B1 visas for specialty occupation workers from Chile and Singapore
  • H-3 and J-1 visas for trainees
  • L-1 visas for intracompany transferees, including Blanket L
  • O-1 visas for individuals with extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, business, education, athletics, or motion picture or TV production
  • P visas for performing artists, entertainers, and athletes
  • R-1 visas for religious workers
  • TN visas for NAFTA professionals from Canada and Mexico

Rankings & Recognitions

  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers:
    • Practice ranked top tier nationally and in Boston
  • Chambers Global:
    • Practice chair ranked for Immigration: Business: USA
  • Attorneys consistently ranked in the following:
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
    • Who’s Who Legal