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Category: Work In The US

  • Bridging Borders: Celebrating a 3-year TN approval for a Civil Engineer

    Our firm is proud to announce a recent TN approval for a Canadian citizen who needs to come to the U.S. periodically to work on projects as a Civil Engineer on behalf of a U.S. engineering firm. This approval marks a pivotal step in the engineer’s career and reinforces the bridge of talent and expertise […]
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  • Understanding the Guam-CNMI Cap Exemption under Public Law 110-229

    The Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) cap exemption is a specific provision under U.S. immigration law that affects H-1B and H-2B visas. Established by Public Law 110-229, known as the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, this exemption was created to play a crucial role in the economic and developmental strategies of Guam […]
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  • Navigating the H-1B Cap Gap: Understanding Its Limitations & Coverage

    Congratulations to those who have recently been selected in the H-1B visa lottery! This is a significant milestone, and as you prepare for the next steps, it’s crucial to understand the concept of the “Cap Gap” and its implications for your status and travel plans. The Cap Gap extension is an important provision designed to […]
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  • E-2 Visa Success Story: Opening a Modern Indoor Sports Training Facility

    Our team at Berardi Immigration Law recently assisted a client with an exciting venture: establishing a modern indoor sports training facility in the United States. This facility focuses on comprehensive athlete development, offering programs that enhance physical abilities like speed and strength alongside mental skills. Client’s Vision & Business Setup The client envisioned a temperature-controlled […]
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  • Understanding the National Interest Waiver (NIW): An Effective Pathway for US Immigration

    The National Interest Waiver (NIW) is a valuable tool within the U.S. immigration system, particularly under the EB-2 visa category, which includes professionals holding advanced degrees or individuals with exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business. Unlike traditional employment-based visa processes, the NIW allows eligible individuals to bypass the labor certification process, commonly known […]
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  • Understanding the O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa for Physicians Subject to 212(e) Due to J-1 Status

    International physicians who come to the United States on a J-1 visa for their medical residency often find themselves facing a significant hurdle at the end of their training: the two-year home-country residency requirement under Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. For highly credentialed physicians seeking to continue their medical careers in the […]
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  • Foundations of Success: Expanding a Property Management Business into the US with an E-2 Visa

    Navigating the complex landscape of U.S. immigration can be daunting for many aspiring entrepreneurs. At Berardi Immigration Law, we recently had the opportunity to guide a Canadian client through this process, enabling them to expand their property management and home renovations business into the United States.  Initial Consultation and Strategic Planning Our journey began when […]
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  • Understanding the Physician National Interest Waiver: An Alternative Pathway to US Permanent Residency

    Navigating the complex landscape of U.S. immigration can be daunting for international medical graduates who wish to practice medicine in the United States. One such pathway that often goes under-explored is the Physician National Interest Waiver (PNIW). This option can be particularly advantageous compared to the traditional PERM-based green card petition. In this blog post, […]
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  • E-3 Visa: A Silver Lining for Australian Students Beyond the H-1B Lottery

    To all our friends down under: if the H-1B lottery hasn’t worked out for you, don’t lose heart. The E-3 visa stands out as a fantastic back-up option, and is exclusively for Australians, offering a smoother pathway to employment in the U.S. Let’s explore how the E-3 visa could be your golden ticket, why applying […]
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  • Beauty without Borders: An E-2 Visa Success Story

    In the competitive skincare industry, a Canadian entrepreneur with a successful product line sought to expand into the U.S. market. Understanding the complexity of U.S. immigration laws, the entrepreneur approached our firm for guidance on how to effectively expand their business across the border. Strategic Planning After a detailed discussion with our team, it was […]
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