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Immigration Attorney | Culbertson & Associates

Greensboro Immigration Attorneys

Representing both companies and individuals with business immigration needs, and offering services such as:

  • Visa strategy and planning

  • Visa preparation and filing

  • Immigration compliance training

  • Employee verification training

A variety of business visas are available, some for temporary periods of time and some that lead to permanent residence (green card status) in the United States. Common non-immigrant business visas include:

  • H1-B Professional visa: A non-immigrant visa for professionals with a Bachelors degree or higher.
  • L Intracompany visa: A non-immigrant visa for certain employees of multinational companies.
  • TN NAFTA visa: A non-immigrant visa for citizens of Canada and Mexico who practice certain professions.
  • E Investor/Trader visa: A non-immigrant visa for citizens of treaty nations who engage in investment in or trade with the U.S.
  • P Artist/Athlete visa: A non-immigrant visa for performers.
  • O Exceptional Ability visa: A non-immigrant visa for persons exhibiting extraordinary ability in the arts, athletics, medicine, or business.
  • B Business Visitor visa: A non-immigrant visa for persons conducting business activities, but not engaging in U.S. employment.

Additional non-immigrant visas are available for additional needs.

Immigrant (“green card”) visas for business purposes include:

  • L Intracompany visa: An immigrant visa / green card for managerial or executive employees of multinational companies.
  • E Investor visa: An immigrant visa / green card for citizens of treaty nations who engage in substantial investment with the U.S. Labor Certification (PERM): An immigrant visa / green card for persons with job offers from employers who have been unable to recruit qualifed U.S. workers.
  • Outstanding Researchers
  • Extraordinary Ability


Culbertson & Associates supports safe and lawful immigration. K.E. Culbertson has handled immigration cases at both the preparation and the trial level in the U.S. Immigration Court system. He has litigated trials and formal hearings in Charlotte, N.C., and in Washington, D.C. Every year, applicants from around the world are granted green cards in employment based categories. In general, you can obtain a green card based on a employment opportunity offered to you in the United States. Your area of expertise and your educational and experiential background will determine which employment based category is right for you. We outline the details of these categories below:

EB-1: Priority Workers

Individuals fall into this first category if they are persons of extraordinary ability in the field of science, art, education, business or athletics. This means that you have sustained national or international acclaim where your achievements are recognized in your field. Outstanding professors or researchers are also considered priority workers if they demonstrate international recognition in their field and have at least three years of experience in teaching or research. Lastly, multinational managers and executives, fall into the priority worker category if they have at least three years of managerial/executive employment abroad and are seeking to continue working with an affiliated U.S. employer

EB-2: Professionals with Advanced Degrees or Exceptional Ability

Individuals are eligible for an employment-based, second preference visa if they are persons of exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business; have an advanced degree; or are qualified physicians who will practice medicine in an area of the U.S. which is under-served.

EB-3: Skilled or Professional Workers

You may be eligible in this category if you are skilled worker having at least two years of training and experience or if you are a professional with a bachelor’s degree (that does not qualify for a higher preference category). Learn More About The Process for Employment-Based Green Cards Learn More About How to Obtain U.S. Citizenship


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Kevin Jones


I came to Mr.Culbertson in my time of need. He took time to speak with me and moved around his schedule so that he could represent me in court. I was nervous at first but Mr.Culbertson was smooth and calm. He looked like a movie-star compared to the other awkward behaving lawyers in ill-fitting suits. This guy knows the law, has a plan, and has the right attitude. I had to make a quick decision and if you’re in that same situation I can assure you this is your guy. He is a winner.



My son and I have hired Mr. Culbertson for several family law matters, including custody. Not only did he win our case, but he did it with real interest in us as a family. He told us he doesn't believe there's a "scoreboard" in family law as to who is winning. There is only the best interests of the family and the children. Alleluia. Not many lawyers take such a humble approach in looking at the clients' interests first, instead of their own egos. Underneath his polish, Mr. C has humility, and he cares. We really liked him as our lawyer.





Family Law

In conjunction with his vast know-how, our company leverages the robust legal expertise of working in different courts.

Custody Law

A special subset of Family Law cases involves the Custody of children, and how to obtain these rights. It is often referred to as Custody..

Federal Law | Criminal

On the Federal level, the degree of difficulty of the cases handled goes as high as a Federal war crimes case. There is no type of case..

Federal Law | White Collar

We also handle white collar crimes. Criminal punishments have gotten gradually tougher over the past few years, and good legal..

State Law | Criminal

As may be seen by Krispen Culbertson’s biography, this law practice has very extensive experience in the field of criminal law.

Corporate & Business Law

Domestically, Culbertson & Associates has “started up” scores of North Carolina small businesses. Our services include taxation advice..

International Business Law

Internationally, Culbertson & Associates has represented numerous foreign owned business wishing to do business domestically..

International Custody & Abduction Law

Krispen Culbertson is senior partner at Culbertson & Associates. He studied law at both Wake Forest University in the U.S. and at ..

Immigration Law

Culbertson & Associates is in the process of helping many undocumented workers obtain legal status (where appropriate) in the ..

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