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TN Spotlight: Vocational Counselor

The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity.  Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify.  One such occupation is a Vocational Counselor. How to Qualify as a Vocational Counselor   To qualify for TN status […]

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TN Spotlight: Technical Publications Writer

The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Technical Publications Writer. How to Qualify as a Technical Publications Writer To qualify for […]

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TN Spotlight: Silviculturist

The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity. Based on the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Silviculturist.   How to Qualify as a Silviculturist  To qualify for TN […]

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TN Spotlight: Lawyer

The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. entity. Under the regulations, there are limited professional occupations under which an individual may qualify.  How to Qualify for TN Status as a Lawyer To qualify for TN visa status as Lawyer, an individual […]

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TN Spotlight: Urban Planner or Geographer

The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify.  How to Qualify for TN Status as an Urban Planner or Geographer To qualify for TN visa status as […]

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TN Case Summary: Management Consultant

In this video, Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom details a successful TN case that our client presented to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge port of entry located in Buffalo, New York. This client was applying for a TN under the Management Consultant designation. This TN designation is heavily scrutinized because it is one […]

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COVID-19 & the TN Attorney Designation

In this video, Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli discusses what impact the COVID-19 pandemic and associated border closure may have on individuals applying for the TN designation of attorney, particularly attorneys who may have recently graduated from law school but have not yet had the chance to take the bar exam. The good news is […]

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L-1 & TN Visa Application Procedures (Sept. 2020)

In this video, Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom details the current process for applying for an L-1 or TN visa at the U.S./Canadian northern border given the recurring closures for non-essential travel. Essentially, the process remains largely the same. As is normally the case, the applicant will drive up to U.S Customs and Border Protection and […]

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L-1 Case Summary: Specialized Knowledge

Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli recently had a client who successfully applied for L-1 renewal status at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Peace Bridge port of entry located in Buffalo, NY. Our client was an employee of a large sushi company and had specialized knowledge specific to the sushi industry and his field. […]

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