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L-1 Case Summary 10.18.2018

Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli recently had an L-1A renewal application successfully approved by Customs and Border Protection at the Vancouver International Airport in Canada. This was our client’s second L-1A application. This case was unique because unlike traditional managers, our client managed a function of the company, rather than managing people. In the application we were able to prove that our client managed an entire sales division in the United States worth more than $1.9 million. This was a huge contribution to the company’s successful operations in the U.S. and we were able to argue that our client clearly has a managerial role with great responsibility. In this instance, our client lived on the West Coast and was unable to meet us Fort Erie in Canada in order to prepare for the submission. Rather, Gabriella had a very in-depth phone call with our client thoroughly reviewing her application and answering all of her last minute questions. Our client was successfully approved L-1A status for a three year period. If you are interested in working in the United States, contact our office to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys today!