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News, case studies, and more to help with your USMCA/NAFTA-related needs.

  • Concurrent Employment for NIV Status

    Concurrent employment allows a nonimmigrant visa holder to work for multiple employers simultaneously under the same visa category. Each employer must file a separate petition and receive the requisite approvals from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Essentially, an individual can work for more than one employer, but each employment relationship must be independently […]
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  • USCIS Notice to Amend H-1B Regulations

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently proposed to amend its regulations governing H-1B specialty occupation workers to modernize and improve the efficiency of the H-1B program, add benefits and flexibilities, and improve integrity measures. Some of the proposed provisions would narrowly impact other nonimmigrant classifications, including: E-3, F-1, H-2, H-3, L-1, O, P, […]
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  • What To Expect At a TN Visa Interview: Insider Tips From an Immigration Lawyer

    Have you been planning to enter the United States through a TN visa and wondering what kind of questions you might be asked at an interview? An immigration lawyer will provide insider tips to help you know exactly what to expect and how to make sure your application is successful. Watch this video now for […]
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  • TN Spotlight: Computer Systems Analyst

    The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Computer Systems Analyst. Attorney Zach Ahlstrom shares more in the video below. If you […]
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  • Extension of Interview Waivers for Certain Nonimmigrants

    The Department of State (DOS) recently announced that it is extending its policy to waive in-person consular interviews for certain nonimmigrant applicants through December 31, 2023. Consular officers will have the authority to waive the interview requirement on a case-by-case basis for both first-time and renewing applicants. Individuals who hold the following nonimmigrant visa categories […]
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  • BREAKING: NEXUS at the Border Could Get a Whole Lot Better

    If you’re a frequent traveler between the United States and Canada, this news will be music to your ears. The NEXUS trusted traveler program could get a lot better and eliminate the backlog (currently 12-14 months) to schedule an interview for NEXUS. Check out the news release from Rep. Brian Higgins and if you have […]
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  • Higgins’ “Make Nexus Work Act”

    Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY 26th District) was in Buffalo on Monday, January 30, 2023, to talk about his new bill proposal. The proposed bill is called the “Make NEXUS Work Act” and will allow individuals to attend virtual NEXUS interviews. Under Higgins’ bill people who are applying for NEXUS will be able to connect through […]
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  • Canadian Immigration: Work Permits

    There are several different paths one can take when attempting to move to and work in Canada. The Canadian government has many rules and regulations in place to control the flow of immigrants and workers coming to the country. Below, we will outline a few of the different main documents workers and employers will need […]
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  • Client Approval: TN for Engineer

    Associate Attorney Erica Chiodo discusses a recent client approval story involving a TN visa for an engineer below. The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. […]
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  • Applying for TN Status as a Mexican

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. We’ve covered applying for TN status as a Canadian in another video on our site, and below Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom discusses what’s in involved in applying for […]
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  • Applying for TN Status as a Canadian

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. In this video, Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom talks about applying for TN status as a Canadian. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would […]
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  • Canadian Immigration Attorney Renews TN

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • TN Licensure Requirements

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Watch Jennifer’s video below. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • 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.
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  • TN Spotlight: Scientific Technician

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Watch the video below for some details on applying on a scientific technician basis and check out related TN Spotlight: Scientific Technician/Technologist post. If you have any questions, […]
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  • Client Approval: TN for Accountant

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Canadians and Mexicans may be eligible to work in the U.S. as a nonimmigrant NAFTA professional under the following conditions: The applicant is a citizen of Canada or […]
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  • Can I work remotely for a U.S. employer with an H-1B, L-1, or TN visa?

    The COVID-19 pandemic greatly shifted workplace environments around the world. Many companies implemented long-term remote options for their employees. Since this implementation, several questions were raised as to how U.S. visa holders would navigate this drastic change. One common question we receive is: can an H-1B, L-1 or TN visa holder work remotely for a […]
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  • Client Approval: TN for Management Consultant

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Check out the client approval video below, and you may also be interested in our previous TN Spotlight: Management Consultant post on our blog. If you have any […]
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  • Everything You Need to Know About VisaScreen Certificates

    VisaScreen, also known as the Visa Credentials Assessment Service, is a comprehensive screening service used for foreign healthcare professionals who are seeking occupational visas in order to work in the United States. Upon completion and approval of an applicant’s VisaScreen, they will receive an official ICHP Certificate, satisfying the U.S. Federal screening requirements that certain […]
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  • Client Approval: TN for Civil Engineer

    The TN Visa category was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created special economic and trade relationships for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Zach talks about a recent client applying for a TN work permit for a civil engineer in the video below. You can also check out our TN Spotlight […]
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