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Author: Jeff MacArthur

  • Client Approval: L-1A for Canadian Manager

    Associate Attorney Rebecca Bentley has details on a client approval for an L-1A visa in the video below. The L-1 nonimmigrant category is for intracompany transfers and blanket L petitions. It is available to individuals who have worked for a foreign corporation that has a parent, subsidiary, branch or affiliate company in the U.S. Watch […]
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  • U.S. Attorney General to Allow Immigration Judges to Consider Mental Health of Convicted Criminals

    As a result of a recent decision by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, immigration courts will now have to consider convicted criminal’s mental health history when considering their asylum or deportation. This decision overturns a 2014 ruling put in place by the Board of Immigration Appeals that said that when judging the seriousness of a […]
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  • #BuffaloStrong

    Berardi Immigration Law believes in supporting our community and encourages our employees to do the same. The firm’s core values include supporting the community, having fun, and functioning as a team both in and outside the office. Our goal is to make positive contributions to the local community through a variety of charitable donations, sponsorships […]
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  • Client Approval: L-1 Visa for Software Developer

    Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom is here with a recent client approval story. His client was looking to send a software developer to the U.S. and Berardi Immigration Law decided an L-1 Visa was the best fit for the client. The L-1 nonimmigrant category is for intracompany transfers and blanket L petitions. It is available to […]
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  • Berardi Immigration Law’s 5 Core Values

    Berardi Immigration Law is a full-service business immigration law firm that provides top-notch services to corporate clients and individual business professionals. Founded as a solo-practice in June of 2005 by Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi, the firm has grown exponentially over the years. Today, our team includes former INS employees, experienced paralegals, and responsive administrative staff. […]
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  • It’s Lola – The Berardi Immigration Law Firm Mascot

    What better way to prepare for summer travel than to meet our new friend, office mascot, Lola! Say hi to our crazy little pup in the video below.
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  • USCIS Set to Improve Case Processing Data Communications

    On May 5th, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they will be implementing changes to simplify its communications of case processing times when it reports this information to the public. These changes should make it easier for individuals to get a more immediate answer as to when they can inquire about their case. […]
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  • Certain Applicants now Eligible for Automatic Extension Period on EADs

    As of May 4, 2022, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extensions will now be lengthened to a 540-day period from the previous 180-day extension period, according to a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) set forth by USCIS. This extension will only be pertinent to applicants who were previously eligible for the 180-day extension. Specifically, this applies to […]
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  • Non-Citizens’ Work Permits Extended in Rule Aimed at Backlog

    The Department of Homeland Security will temporarily expand the automatic extension period for certain applicants seeking to renew employment authorization documents to a year and a half in draft regulations released Tuesday. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • DHS Planning to End Title 42

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently announced that it would be ending Title 42, a deportation policy that was previously put into place by former President Trump. Title 42 gives the government the power to deport or expel migrants due to public health emergencies. This policy was used during the COVID-19 pandemic to […]
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