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  • Does my criminal history make me inadmissible to the U.S.?

    According to the Immigration and Nationality Act, individuals are deemed inadmissible to the United States on criminal grounds if they are convicted of OR admit the essential elements of: A crime involving moral turpitude or an attempt or conspiracy to commit such a crime or; A violation of any law regulation of a State, the […]
  • Client Approval: Submitting L-1A Application at the Border

    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 […]
  • The 60 Day Rule | If My Status is Terminated | Ep. 2

    Watch episode two of “If My Status is Terminated” below. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
  • Become a US Citizen Using Form N-400

    Citizenship/naturalization is a permanent benefit with many privileges, including worry-free travel and the ability to participate in the U.S. electoral process. The Form N-400, Naturalization Application is currently 20 pages long, and consists of complex biographic and travel questions. It is imperative that all information is accurately and properly completed to prevent delays in processing […]
  • FAQ on Advance Parole

    Q: What is Advance Parole? A: Advance Parole is a document for certain foreign nationals who do not have a valid immigrant or non-immigrant visa to re-enter the United States after traveling abroad. If you fall in this category, you must be approved for Advance Parole PRIOR to leaving the U.S. In the case that […]
  • Breaking Down the L-1 | Ep. 2: Corporate Requirements

    Associate Attorney Erica Chiodo is here with another part of her nine part series: Breaking Down the L-1. 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 […]
  • Everything You Need to Know About Commuter Green Cards

    If you hold a standard green card in the U.S., you are required to maintain permanent residency status in the U.S. So, the common question remains: what do I do if I’d like to work in the U.S. and commute from my home in Canada or Mexico? Thanks to the birth of the commuter green […]
  • Can You Imagine Waiting 2 Years to See Your Mother? | How Can We Fix US Immigration? | Ep. 5

    Watch episode five of “How Can We Fix US Immigration?”, Can You Imagine Waiting 2 Years to See Your Mother? If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
  • Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status | If My Status is Terminated | Ep. 1

    Watch the video below on Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status and check out our related page on Universal Visa Services. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
  • Client Approval: Timeline for Marriage-Based Green Card

    A U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States can sponsor their foreign national spouse for a green card (see our page on Marriage-Based Green Cards). This is a two-step process that involves proving the bona fide nature of the relationship and then requesting that the government issue the physical green card. Watch […]