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Chicago, Illinois in the United States is a wonderful place to migrate to. Chicago is the capital and largest city of Illinois, USA, with a census area population of 2,707,120 as reported by the 2011 U.S. Census Bureau. Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, and the most populous city in the American Midwest that experiences a 0.5% population growth each year.
“Chicago depends on the vibrancy and economic stability that the immigrant community brings to the city” – Chicago, Illinois Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Chicago is the sister city to Toronto, Canada and boasts a rich architectural history. The “Chicagoland” area (also known as Metropolitan Chicago) is closely linked to the Canadian city through social, economic, and cultural ties.
This makes an ideal situation for people from abroad who want to immigrate to Chicago, USA. Chicago has a rich history of a city forged through the efforts of its immigration community. Thousands upon thousands of poor but hopeful travelers set out for America, in search of a better life. Railroads, canals, meatpacking plants — there was, and still is, opportunity in Chicago.
Chicago is home to 12 Fortune 500 companies and is a transportation and distribution center. Manufacturing, printing and publishing, and food processing also play major roles in the city’s economy. If you have a job offer for a specialty role, perhaps in one of Chicago’s leading industries, the H1-B visa might be right for you. An H-1B Visa is a U.S. work permit that allows foreigners to work “specialty occupations” for U.S. employers. A previous skilled workers program had hit its quota in the US just days into the application period, as reported by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, prompting a lottery and signaling that companies feel confident enough to hire more foreign workers. The H-1B program has not reached its cap and offers the best opportunity for those looking to start a life in Chicago, Illinois.
Our immigration lawyers have the knowledge to let you know if you will qualify to immigrate to Chicago. Getting an assessment is easy, just contact us here and book an appointment that is convenient for you. We will ask you series of questions and will spend about 15-30 minutes in a virtual meeting to determine if this would be a good fit for you and your family.
If you plan on migrating to Chicago, IL in the USA, then you’ll want an immigration lawyer who knows the ins and outs of American immigration. Our firm has offices throughout North America, but our corporate office is in Toronto. Even though our main office is not located in Chicago, if you watch the video above you will quickly see we are able to help anyone in the world immigrate to Chicago.
Our immigration lawyers have over 30 years combined experience and have successfully processed thousands of US visa applications. We are fully confident we can help you with your immigration matter too! You can get in touch with us here.
Chicago has four different seasons – spring, summer, fall and winter. The temperatures can be very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. You must plan your activities and your clothing around the temperatures so that you and your family remain safe and healthy. One of the major landmarks of Chicago is the Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate Sculpture in Chicago’s Millennium Park, seen in the photo above on this page. You could also check out the Drake Hotel which has thousands of people (both local and tourist) passing through each and every year. Chicago has a ton of fun activities any family can get involved in.
Once you arrive to Chicago and get settled in your new home, you’ll want to do the follow items:
When you work with our immigration law firm we make sure we provide you with all the resources you’ll need to settle properly in your new country. If you are interested in immigrating to Chicago, be sure to contact our law firm to get an assessment of your case with one of our immigration experts.
Kim and Ted
“Dear Mary and Amandine, We cannot begin to sufficiently express our tremendous gratitude to the two of you for all your excellent work that resulted in a successful work permit! We could not say thank you enough!!!!! Not only Ted, Paco and I, but everyone at the church and in the town who has supported the project is extremely excited and so eager for everything to begin. Definitely the success of the application will touch and improve the lives of well over 100 people. I mean this is a small, not-affluent town with basically no cultural or educational opportunities for people who can’t travel to larger centers, so this really is a great opportunity for everyone. I feel like you guys are almost magic! Thank you, thank, you thank you!!! If the ministry goes as well as we hope we will certainly look forward to working with you guys again when it comes time to apply to renew the LMO etc. Have a great weekend!!!”
“Hello Mary, you have been very good to me and have been more than empathetic of my situation, to the point of feeling my pain and agony. I guess I don’t have to describe to you how I felt about my life away from my children, you can clearly see from my life story. You have done what you could and I really thank you for your effort and time. Your words of encouragement and empathy mean so much. And I wish to thank you for giving me the chance to plan to see my kids any moment I have the financial means. I really couldn’t thank you enough. Thank you once again Niren & Associates!!”
“Good news! I was in the position to obtain a three year TN visa with your help! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you. You’ve provided me with help and support from the beginning of procedure to the end. I could not have completed it without your support. Many thanks for addressing all my last minute calls and all the counsel that you have given me on my application, that finally resulted in my success on the TN visa application by conquering all the hurdles. Your ideas regarding the resume, offer letter and advice on obtaining the company letter from all my previous employer letters have made a significant difference for my application. Many thanks again! And I really appreciated everything you and the chicago firm did for me and I am truly pleased and amazed with the services you and the firm has provided to me.”
"VisaPlace helped us navigate the immigration landscape and they directed us to a great law firm and great lawyers. All I can say is "thank you" for getting my visa quickly. VisaPlace knew exactly what kind of legal team could help where other's couldn't. The fees were reasonable and everything went smoothly. I would highly recommend VisaPlace and the immigration attorneys they work with to anyone wishing to move to Canada or to the US."
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