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Seasoned Business Immigration Assistance

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At Kramer Rayson LLP, we handle immigration matters for research organizations, academic institutions, religious organizations, private businesses and individuals throughout the U.S. We have significant experience working with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS), Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor and Department of State in dealing with such matters.

Attorney Kate E. Tucker handle our firm’s immigration practice. Ms. Tucker has 15 years of legal experience assisting businesses and other clients with immigration and naturalization concerns. From 2011-2016, she has been named to be listed as one of Knoxville’s Best Immigration Lawyers by Cityview magazine, and in 2014-2015, she was included in the list of Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the area of business immigration.

We provide counsel and representation in the following areas, among others:

  • Nonimmigrant (Temporary) Employment-Based Visas
    • H-1B Specialty Workers
    • R-1 Religious Workers
    • J-1 Exchange Workers
    • L-1 Intracompany Transferees
    • P-1 Athletes and Entertainers
    • O-1 Extraordinary Ability
    • E-1 Treaty Trader
    • E-2 Treaty Investor
    • TN NAFTA Treaty Workers (Canadian and Mexican Citizens)
    • Dependent Visas
  • PERM Labor Certification Applications
  • Immigrant (Permanent) Employment-Based Visas
    • First Preference Category (Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, Multi-National Executives/Managers)
    • Second Preference Category (National Interest Waivers, Professionals with Advanced Degrees, Exceptional Ability)
    • Third Preference Category (Professionals, Skilled Workers, Other Workers)
    • Fourth Preference Category (Special (Religious) Immigrants
  • Family-Based Visas
    • K-1 Nonimmigrant Fiancée
    • I-130 Immigrant Relative
  • U.S. Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR)/Green Card Status
    • Adjustment of Status inside the U.S.
    • Consular Processing outside the U.S.
  • Consular Visa Practice (Immigrant And Nonimmigrant)
  • I-9 Compliance
    • Compliance Advice and Training
    • Audits
  • Immigration-Related Due Diligence In Mergers, Acquisitions And Corporate Restructuring

Industries We Represent

Kramer Rayson LLP provides comprehensive U.S. immigration and visa services to businesses and their professional employees across the country in the following industries, among others:

  • Information Technology
  • Aerospace Design
  • Major Media and Entertainment
  • Scientific Research
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality and Recreation
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Construction and Design
  • Transportation
  • Financial Services
  • Public and Private Educational Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Brokerage and Securities

Immigration Presentations And Articles

  • H-1B Specialty Workers (2009)
  • Lawful Permanent Residence (2009)
  • I-9 Compliance (2009)
  • E-Verify (2009)
  • Government Audits (2010)
  • H-1B Specialty Workers (2010)
  • H-1B Audits Kramer Rayson Labor and Employment Journal, September 2010
  • Kate Tucker Presentations

Schedule a consultation by calling Kramer Rayson LLP in Knoxville, Tennessee, at 865-525-5134 or by contacting us online.

Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence | 2022
Best Lawyers Best Law Firms | U.S. News & World Report | 2023
Kramer Rayson LLP | Recognized By Best Lawyers | 2023
Ranked In Chambers USA 2019 | Kramer Rayson LLP
Best's Client Recommended Insurance Attorneys 2020
AM Best Client Recommended Attorneys 2023 | Over 10 Years
Top Work Places 2022 | knox news. | | Kramer Rayson LLP is a 2022 Top Workplace!