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Category: USCMA/NAFTA News Center

  • A Canadian Accountant’s TN Success Story

    Navigating U.S. immigration law to secure a TN work permit can be a daunting process. We’re excited to share a success story from Berardi Immigration Law, showcasing how careful preparation and understanding of immigration requirements can lead to positive outcomes. This story features a Canadian accountant who successfully obtained TN status, highlighting key steps and […]
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  • Why TN Visa Holders Can’t Be Self-Employed by the Sponsoring Employer

    Today, we’re diving into an important topic for those looking to work in the U.S. under the TN visa category: why self-employment is a no-go. If you’re researching the complexities of immigration law or just curious about your options, you’re in the right place. First off, let’s understand what the TN visa category is all […]
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  • Concurrent Employment for NIV Status

    Concurrent employment allows a nonimmigrant visa holder to work for multiple employers simultaneously under the same visa category. Each employer must file a separate petition and receive the requisite approvals from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Essentially, an individual can work for more than one employer, but each employment relationship must be independently […]
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  • USCIS Notice to Amend H-1B Regulations

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently proposed to amend its regulations governing H-1B specialty occupation workers to modernize and improve the efficiency of the H-1B program, add benefits and flexibilities, and improve integrity measures. Some of the proposed provisions would narrowly impact other nonimmigrant classifications, including: E-3, F-1, H-2, H-3, L-1, O, P, […]
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  • What To Expect At a TN Visa Interview: Insider Tips From an Immigration Lawyer

    Have you been planning to enter the United States through a TN visa and wondering what kind of questions you might be asked at an interview? An immigration lawyer will provide insider tips to help you know exactly what to expect and how to make sure your application is successful. Watch this video now for […]
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  • TN Spotlight: Computer Systems Analyst

    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 Computer Systems Analyst. Attorney Zach Ahlstrom shares more in the video below. If you […]
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  • Extension of Interview Waivers for Certain Nonimmigrants

    The Department of State (DOS) recently announced that it is extending its policy to waive in-person consular interviews for certain nonimmigrant applicants through December 31, 2023. Consular officers will have the authority to waive the interview requirement on a case-by-case basis for both first-time and renewing applicants. Individuals who hold the following nonimmigrant visa categories […]
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  • BREAKING: NEXUS at the Border Could Get a Whole Lot Better

    If you’re a frequent traveler between the United States and Canada, this news will be music to your ears. The NEXUS trusted traveler program could get a lot better and eliminate the backlog (currently 12-14 months) to schedule an interview for NEXUS. Check out the news release from Rep. Brian Higgins and if you have […]
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  • Higgins’ “Make Nexus Work Act”

    Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY 26th District) was in Buffalo on Monday, January 30, 2023, to talk about his new bill proposal. The proposed bill is called the “Make NEXUS Work Act” and will allow individuals to attend virtual NEXUS interviews. Under Higgins’ bill people who are applying for NEXUS will be able to connect through […]
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  • Canadian Immigration: Work Permits

    There are several different paths one can take when attempting to move to and work in Canada. The Canadian government has many rules and regulations in place to control the flow of immigrants and workers coming to the country. Below, we will outline a few of the different main documents workers and employers will need […]
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