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Category: Work In The US

  • What is Uniting for Ukraine?

    On April 21st, President Biden announced a new program known as “Uniting for Ukraine” in order to create a more streamlined and efficient process for Ukrainian refugees seeking safety in the United States. The program kicked off on Monday, April 25, 2022. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love […]
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  • Biden Administration Announces New “Uniting for Ukraine” Program

    On April 21st, President Biden announced a new program known as “Uniting for Ukraine” in order to create a more streamlined and efficient process for Ukrainian refugees seeking safety in the United States. The program kicks off today, Monday, April 25, 2022.  The program has a goal of welcoming as many as 100,000 Ukrainian refugees […]
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  • USCIS Announces New Efforts to Reduce Backlogs

    Recently, USCIS has announced new efforts to combat the major backlogs in the immigration system brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors. USCIS claims that these new efforts will provide for a fairer and more streamlined legal immigration process. One method to reduce backlog is an internal cycle time goal to track the […]
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  • How to Move from Canada to the U.S.

    Each year hundreds of thousands of Canadians travel to the United States for work, vacation or shopping. What some of these visitors may not realize is that they’re subject to U.S. immigration law and may require work permits, waivers, or green cards. You may be eligible for a work permit depending on your education and […]
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  • Travel Updates at the Canadian Border

    With COVID-19 pandemic restrictions winding down, there are many new travel updates happening in countries across the globe. Borders are opening, restrictions are loosening, and requirements are being dropped. Canada is no exception, with many new developments for vaccinated travelers beginning in April that will make travel much easier! Beginning April 1st, 2022, fully vaccinated […]
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  • 15 Things To Do For Your L-1 Interview

    Once you book your L-1 interview at the border, it’s important to understand and prepare what you need to know and do during the interview. Rosanna Berardi, Managing Partner, has a wealth of experience in this area and shares 15 things you need to do in the video below. For more information, visit our section […]
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  • 15 Things To Do For Your TN Interview

    If you’ve already booked your TN interview at the border then now is the time to prepare. Berardi’s Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, provides insights for how to make your TN interview experience go smoothly in the video below. You may also be interested in our section on the TN Visa for NAFTA Professionals and our […]
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  • Department of Homeland Security Announces Expansion of Premium Processing

    As of March 29th, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new rule that will align premium processing with the Emergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act. The new rule will legitimize fees and adjudication timeframes that are set by Congress for the premium processing track. Premium processing is an expedited adjudication service that is […]
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  • USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L Visa Spouses

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is updating its guidance as to what types of documentation E and L nonimmigrant spouses may use as evidence of employment authorization based on their nonimmigrant status.  This announcement comes after a previous announcement on November 12th, 2021, in which USCIS said that it considers […]
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  • Client Approval: L-1 for Canadian Office Manager

    The L-1 nonimmigrant category is for intracompany transfers and blanket L petitions. It is available to individuals who have worked for a foreign corporation that has a parent, subsidiary, branch or affiliate company in the U.S. The individual must have been employed in an executive or managerial position (L-1A), or in a specialized knowledge capacity […]
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