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Author: Jeff MacArthur

  • Thanksgiving

    With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we at Berardi Immigration Law would like to take the time and show our gratitude to our clients who entrusted us with their immigration needs over the years.  We strive to present all our client’s with their best options and then to fully prepare and help them through their immigration process.  […]
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  • How to De-Stress your Holiday Border Crossing

    CBP in Buffalo, NY has issued a comprehensive news release with excellent information on dealing with busy holiday border traffic along the U.S./Southern Ontario border.  Busy border traffic is expected to begin the day before Thanksgiving and continue throughout December as the holiday season gears up. Here are some of the tips offered: Check traffic […]
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  • Careful consideration should be given to degree for TN application

    In another successful TN border case, Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, represented a client who wanted to obtain a TN visa. The TN visa is available to Canadian or Mexican nationals seeking employment under the NAFTA Treaty.  The job position must be one of the approved professions set forth by NAFTA, like Accountant, Computer Systems Analyst, Engineer, and […]
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  • L-1A Status Granted to Canadian Exec Opening New Office in NYC

    Berardi Immigration Law was recently retained by a Canadian professional who wished to enter the United States to open a new branch of his Canadian-based company in the United States. Our client is the President/Creative Director of a successful marketing corporation, and in order to successfully fulfill the demands of his U.S. customer accounts, as […]
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  • USCIS Offers Special Immigration Benefits to Military Personnel

    In honor of Veteran’s Day, Berardi Immigration Law would like to provide some tips to members of military members who wish to sponsor a foreign spouse for U.S. permanent residency (“green card”): A member of the U.S. armed forces is able to apply for permanent resident status (“green card”) for their foreign national spouse.  The […]
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  • Information released with your FOIA request

    What is The Freedom of Information Act? Enacted in 1966, The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal law that establishes the public’s right to obtain information from federal government agencies.  Any person can file a FOIA request, including U.S. citizens, foreign nationals, organizations, associations, and universities. Following the Watergate scandal, the Act was […]
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  • When NOT to listen to the little voice inside your head …

    Often times clients come to Berardi Immigration Law once they have hit a problem in their immigration pursuits.  While most times, we are able to help the client and provide a solution to their problems; that may not always be the situation.  Therefore, to avoid extra undue stress, consider contacting us before you start your […]
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  • Some USCIS Services Temporarily Suspended Post-Sandy

    Following the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast is beginning a slow but steady recovery. Businesses and services in the north-eastern states are starting to reopen, including some federal offices, schools and the stock exchange. Limited flights have resumed to airports in New York, although major delays are still expected after the cancellation of […]
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  • Administrative Processing "Waiting Game" Can Lead to Frustration

    Applying for a visa or green card at U.S. Consular posts can sometimes prove to be a long waiting process, especially when you hear the adjudicating officer say, “Your case needs further administrative processing.”  The Administrative Processing process is a key tool in ensuring careful consideration and screening of individuals admitted legally to the United […]
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  • Rosanna Berardi on Employment Visas – Buffalo Law Journal Oct. 11, 2012

    Buffalo Law Journal recently interviewed our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, regarding a hot topic in today’s economy: grim employment figures and a conflicting shortage of skilled workers in the science, medical and IT fields. In an article published on Thursday, October 11, several Buffalo attorneys commented on a “system that is short-serving the region and […]
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