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  • Navigating the Marriage/Immigration Process

    Do you need help navigating the marriage/immigration process? Our experienced team of lawyers can guide you through all the necessary steps, from applying for a visa or marriage-based green card to understanding US and Canadian immigration law. Watch the video below to learn more about your options and give yourself the peace of mind that […]
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  • Temporary Suspension of Biometrics Submissions Extended for Certain Form I-593 Applicants

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it has extended the temporary suspension of the biometrics submission requirement for certain applicants filing Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, requesting an extension of stay in or change of status to H-4, L-2, or E nonimmigrant status. The previously announced suspension, which was initially […]
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  • How to Check USCIS Case Status Online

    Are you trying to figure out what your USCIS case status is online? Worried about the time it takes to go through the immigration process? Watch this informative tutorial and learn how to quickly and easily check your USCIS case status online. Find out all you need to know about visa applications, green cards, border […]
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Revalidation of Nonimmigrant Visas

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which is a division within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has the authority over the admission of travelers to the United States. As the United States’ unified border entity, CBP officers may discretionarily allow temporary visitors holding expired nonimmigrant visas to be admitted into the United States at […]
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  • Canadian Immigration Strike: Immigration Lawyer on What to do Now

    A national union strike currently taking place in Canada will impact travel and immigration processing in the country. Canadian immigration lawyer Tiffany McKenzie has more in this video. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • What is ESTA and How do I Apply?

    According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is an automated system that assists in determining eligibility to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and whether such travel poses any law enforcement or security risk. Upon completion of your ESTA application, you will be […]
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  • Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi Named to Inc.’s Female Founders 200 List

    We’re proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, has been named to Inc.’s Female Founders 200 List. As Inc. explains, the women on this list are “category leaders at the top of their game”, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As always, if you have immigration law needs then contact Berardi Immigration Law […]
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  • How to Check USCIS Processing Times

    Discover the secrets to understanding USCIS Processing Times for immigration and visa applications! In this video, we’ll walk you through the process of finding out when your application will be processed, and provide helpful tips from an immigration lawyer on what you can do to make sure your application is processed quickly. Watch now to […]
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  • What is the Visa Bulletin?

    The Visa Bulletin is a monthly publication published by the U.S. Department of State that provides an updated waiting list (also known as a priority date) for immigrants. The bulletin provides updated numbers for applicants and the current priority dates for those applicants.  Each month, the bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers for that […]
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  • Client Approval: E-2 Visa for Canadian Advertising Agency

    Watch this video to see how a Canadian advertising agency was able to get their E-2 visa approved with the help of Berardi Immigration Law. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Low Wait Times for E-2 Visas: Get Started Now

    Are you looking to invest in the US? Then you may qualify for the E-2 Visa. The processing times are faster than ever so it’s something that you should think about, especially if you have the resources and the capability to do so. Our Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi discusses further in the video below, and […]
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  • How to Apply for a NEXUS Membership

    According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, NEXUS is designed to expedite the border clearance process for low-risk, approved travelers into Canada and the United States. After paying a fee, NEXUS members have crossing privileges at participating air, land, and marine ports of entry. Key benefits include expedited vehicle/pedestrian entrance into the U.S. or Canada, […]
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  • Client Approval: E-2 Visa Renewal for Canadian Property Developer

    E-2s and the property development industry can always be a little bit tricky. The government wants to see that you are actively creating jobs for American workers. So sometimes we get calls from individuals who just want to dump a bunch of money into property and call it a day. That’s not always a qualifying […]
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  • How To Schedule a Nonimmigrant Visa Interview

    To get an application for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa approved, most applicants must attend a visa interview. This is a meeting where the applicant will meet with a consular officer and answer questions about their intended travel to the U.S., ties to their home country, their immigration background, and other related information. The officer will […]
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  • L-1 Blanket Visa Petition Overview

    An L-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the U.S. To qualify for this work visa, the alien employee must have worked as an executive, manager, or specialized employee for the foreign […]
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  • H-1B Backup Plan: Canada

    Do you need an alternative strategy because you didn’t get selected in the H-1B Lottery. Tiffany McKenzie explains the option of working in Canada in the video below. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • When Will the U.S. Drop the Vaccine Requirement?

    Does the mandate still make sense? When will the US drop it for good? Our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, discusses this and more in the video below. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • USCIS Removes 60-Day Rule for Medical Exam Form

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is removing the 60-day rule for submitting a medical exam form (I-693) when applying for adjustment of status. This means that you will no longer have to wait 60 days after your medical examination to submit your Form I-693 to USCIS. If you have any […]
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  • USCIS Removes 60-Day Rule for Civil Surgeon Signatures on Form I-693

    U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) is removing the requirement that civil surgeons sign Form I-693, Report of Immigration Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, no more than 60 days prior to an individual’s application for an underlying immigration benefit such as the I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Civil surgeons are designated […]
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  • I Wasn’t Selected in the H-1B Lottery – What Do I Do Next?

    If you were not selected in the H-1B lottery, don’t worry! You have options. In this video, we will discuss what to do if you were not selected in the H-1B lottery and some of your possible options. The H-1B category is designated for temporary professionals to work in the U.S. in a specialty occupation, […]
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