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  • Things Are Tough At The Canadian Border Right Now

    Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi explains why things are so tough at the Canadian border right now, and what you can do to make your application for status much easier. Whether it’s a TN or an L-1, there are steps you can take to make your American Dream a reality. If you have any questions, contact […]

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  • Building a More Dynamic Economy: The Benefits of Immigration

    Our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, talks about the benefits of legal immigration in the video below. U.S. immigration laws are often restrictive, complex, and inflexible when it comes to the legitimate needs of businesses to employ Canadian and foreign workers. Our team of lawyers will help you navigate the ins-and-outs of your immigration matter. Rest […]

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  • It’s Not WHAT We Do That’s Memorable, It’s HOW We Do It

    I’ve been an immigration lawyer for 24 years. I’ve had thousands of clients over my career. Last week, a client from 2009 contacted me for her U.S. citizenship application. She currently lives in San Francisco and could’ve contacted hundred of qualified immigration lawyers. Today, a client from 2010 reached out to me about obtaining U.S. […]

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  • How to Enter Canada with a DWI/DUI Conviction

    Our Canadian Immigration Lawyer, Tiffany McKenzie, is here to tell us how to enter Canada with a DWI/DUI conviction. If you would like more information, or to apply for a rehabilitation permit to enter Canada, contact Berardi Immigration Law today.

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  • Humanitarian Parole Request Case Summary: Funeral

    In this video, Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom details our client’s successful humanitarian parole application presented to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge port of entry located in Buffalo, NY. Humanitarian parole is used when an individual is inadmissible to the United States and has an urgent need to enter. In this case, our […]

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  • Q&A: Canadian Alternatives to the U.S. H-1B Visa

    Tiffany McKenzie is a Berardi Immigration Law Canadian Attorney who represents individuals and corporations seeking to obtain work authorization in Canada.  She also represents our clients at Visa Centres and ports-of-entry to come to Canada to present their criminal rehabilitation applications.  The focus of this blog is on work permits but you can also check […]

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  • TN Spotlight: Physicians

    TN Category Overview 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.  A TN visa or status request may be approved for Canadian and Mexican physicians who intend […]

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  • How to Run an Immigration Law Firm During Coronavirus

    Our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, was invited to speak on the podcast “You’re the Expert Now” about running a law firm during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the intro and listen to the full episode below… “All the borders are closed and Rosanna Berardi, owner of Berardi Immigration Law is still open for business. In this […]

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  • Not selected in the H-1B lottery? Consider Canada!

    In the midst of creating global mobility strategies, our clients typically consider their immigration options for the United States.  However, with H-1B Cap season in process, a lot of our clients do not want to lose their talented employees.  When faced with the prospect of losing employees, we do suggest that our clients consider their options in […]

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  • Employment Based Visas

    Every fiscal year, approximately 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas are made available to qualified applicants under the provisions of US immigration law. Employment based immigrant visas are divided into five preference categories. These five preference categories include priority workers and persons with extraordinary ability, professionals holding advanced degrees and persons of exceptional ability, skilled workers, professionals, […]

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