Per our telephone discussion of June 19th, I have set forth below a little summary of the key issues pertaining to Visa/Work Applications, including the matter of “Sponsorships”, which you can include in your Handbook.
Immigrant/Non-immigrant Visa/Work Applications
There are a variety of immigrant and non-immigrant visa categories, each having specific qualifications for entrance into the United States and compliance standards to remain in the country. Some visa applications may request “sponsorship” by family members, employers, etc. Under no circumstances may pastors, principals, or agency heads sign or co-sign any type of document which would guarantee continued employment and/or guarantee to the government that an applicant will not become a financial burden on the State.
An area of particular concern to the U.S. Immigration Office (INS), as well as the United States Cathol