Practice Areas

Whether your business or organization is aiming to recruit and retain highly skilled professionals, or you would like to explore professional job opportunities in the United States, Bruner Law Group is here to help.  This area of the law calls for customized legal strategies tailored to your unique needs and circumstances.  Our team assists with all aspects of the immigration process, and you can place your trust in the legal strategies we develop based on the needs of health care organizations, businesses, and skilled professionals.

J-1 Waivers

Physicians may apply for various waivers allowing them to work and practice here in the United States.  This may include the following:

  • Conrad State 30 and FLEX 10 J-1 Waiver Applications
  • Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Waiver Applications
  • Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Waiver Applications
  • Veterans Affairs (VA) Waiver Applications
  • Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Waiver Applications
  • Hardship Waiver Applications
  • J-1 Waiver Extenuating Circumstances Transfers
  • Persecution Waivers
  • Employment Agreements or Contract Review for Immigration Compliance


Short-Term Placement or Nonimmigrant Status

Employers in specialty occupations and industries — including health care, engineering, architecture, mathematics and research — may hire skilled international workers through H-1B and other visas.  Our attorneys assist with the following:

  • H-1B Petitions (including professionals and physicians)
  • H-1B National & International Renown
  • Cap-Exempt H-1Bs
  • Cap-Subject H-1Bs
  • TNs (Visas for Canadian and Mexican NAFTA Professional Workers)
  • O-1 Petitions
  • L-1 Petitions
  • Visitor Visas (B-1/B-2)
  • F-1/OPT


Long-Term Placement or Permanent Residence

In some situations, foreign nationals may need to apply for long-term placement or permanent residence in the United States.  This may involve the following:

  • Labor Certification Applications under PERM (for skilled workers and professionals)
  • Special Recruitment (for university faculty members and academic medical clinicians)
  • PERM Audit Responses
  • PERM Appeals
  • Immigrant Visa Petitions (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3)
  • National Interest Waivers (NIW)
  • Adjustment of Status (AOS) Applications


Family-Based Immigration

For foreign nationals who would like to explore the possibility of bringing their family members into the country, there are several options.  Our immigration attorneys help with the following:

  • Petitions for Alien Relative
  • K-1 & K-3 Visas
  • Family-Based One-Step Applications
  • Removal of Conditions


A Wide Range of Additional Legal Services

In addition to immigration legal guidance provided to businesses and professionals in the U.S. and beyond, we also provide assistance with:

  • Consular Processing (Immigrant Visas & Non-Immigrant Visas)
  • Immigration Compliance
  • Requests for Evidence
  • Motions to Reconsider/Reopen
  • Immigration Appeals
  • Citizenship and Naturalization


Speak with a Respected Immigration Attorney Today

To learn more about the legal guidance we offer, please contact the attorneys at Bruner Law Group.  Reach out to us to form a trusted attorney-client relationship, and we will be there for you.