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Documentation for employment-based visas in California

People who are planning to come to the United States may do so by pursuing get employment-based visas. The government requires people to bring a number of documents that will be submitted as a part of the application process, so people should prepare and gather all that is needed prior to applying.

The person's passport must be valid both currently as well as at least 60 days after the visa's expiration date. If a person's passport will expire while a visa is in effect, they must get a new one before the employment-based visa will be granted. The government also requires the person to submit two photographs and copies of civil documents, including birth and marriage certificates. If the civil documents are in a language other than English, translations of the documents must be prepared and submitted as well.

The person must also complete an immigrant and alien registration application and provide proof that they will be able to support themselves financially without government assistance while in the country. If a relative is sponsoring the person, the relative will need to submit an affidavit of financial support. Finally, the person will have to submit to a physical examination and then submit the completed medical examination forms.

It is very important that individuals submit completed applications along with all of the required documentation needed to support their visa requests. People may benefit by seeking the help of employment immigration attorneys, as they may be better able to help with ensuring everything is submitted accurately. Attorneys may also be able to help their clients with preparing for their interviews. In the event a person's visa application is denied, an attorney might help by requesting reconsideration.

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