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  • U.S. Drops Covid Testing Requirement for International Travelers

    Just in time for summer the Biden administration has dropped the Covid-19 testing requirement for inbound air travelers from abroad, ending one of the longest-running travel restrictions of the pandemic. Check out our Coronavirus Breaking News page for more on this subject. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love […]
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  • Canadian Passport Delays: How Long to Renew?

    Passport applications have increased four times compared to last year’s data and Service Canada hasn’t met citizens’ needs. After two long years of a devastating pandemic, Canadian travelers are finally planning on visiting foreign destinations and enjoying vacations while the travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 have been eased around the world. However, passport offices […]
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  • USCIS Updates Public Charge Resources Webpage

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its public charge resources webpage to provide information more clearly to immigrants and U.S. citizens. This will help dispel any fear amongst them when it comes to accessing critical government services that are available to them. USCIS will continue to use the public charge ground of inadmissibility […]
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  • USCIS to Implement Premium Processing

    On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced that it would be implementing premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. Watch the video below for more information, plus check out our previous post on the subject and our post on Crossing the […]
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  • Immigration Help Available to Those Affected by Special Situations

    Extreme circumstances can sometimes affect the processing of an individual’s USCIS application, petition, or immigration request. Fortunately, USCIS is available to help those affected by special situations, including the recent shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Those who have been personally affected by special situations may be eligible for the following measures upon request: Excused delays in […]
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  • If You’re Trying to Get a NEXUS Card

    Watch our video below about what to know if you’re trying to get a NEXUS card, including how long it could take. You might also be interested in our blog post Check Your Travel Documents Before Summer Travel, CBP Announces NEXUS/FAST Enrollment Centers Are Reopening, US NEXUS Enrollment Centers Open Nov. 29, or ArriveCAN: Your […]
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  • Check Your Travel Documents Before Summer Travel

    Now that the Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, it’s the perfect time of year to make sure your travel documents are up-to-date. Don’t forget: if you’re traveling to Canada, the ArriveCAN app is still required to cross the border. Watch Rosanna’s video below and check out our related posts on Your ArriveCAN Questions Answered […]
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  • USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Previously-Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions

    On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced that it would be implementing premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. Premium processing provides expedited processing for Form I-140. It guarantees that the USCIS will take some adjudicative action on the case within […]
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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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