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    MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2020 – Immigration attorney Nicolas J. Watkins, shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Miami law firm office, authored the article "Hiring a Foreign Worker? No Problem. You Just Need to Know What to Expect" in the Daily Business Review. Watkins outlines the work authorization and on-boarding process for businesses when hiring a foreign employee.

    “When hiring a foreign employee, the first step is for the employer to sponsor the worker for the appropriate work visa,” discusses Watkins.

    In order to determine which visa is appropriate for a prospective foreign employee, the prospective U.S. employer must consider: foreign worker nationality, whether the employee will fill a managerial or executive position, or one that requires a bachelor’s degree, and whether the employee has worked for an overseas parent, subsidiary or sister company of the prospective U.S. employer for at least a year.

    “With care, hiring a foreign worker is no different than hiring an American one—you just need to know what visa to use and what to expect,” explains Watkins.

    For the full article, subscribers may click here.


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