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

  • Featured Client of the Month: Jim Armstrong

    Berardi Immigration Law recently helped Jim Armstrong successfully apply for and obtain TN work authorization in order to work for a company in the United States. Jim reached out to Berardi Immigration Law following an offer of employment from Best Approach Publications, located in Arizona.  Before reaching out to Berardi Immigration Law, Jim contacted several […]
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  • L-1A and TN Case Summaries 07.19.2018

    Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli recently prepared two L-1A applications and one TN application for our clients to present to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. The first L-1A applicant was a senior level sales executive who needed to come to the United States for a lengthy project. We […]
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  • L-1 Case Summaries 07.10.2018

    Associate Attorney Catherine Dines recently met two clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to review their L-1 applications before submission to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. After reviewing each client’s credentials and assessing their eligibility for the L-1 category, Catherine fully drafted the petitions. In Fort Erie, […]
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  • June Cases at the Border 06.29.2018

    In June, the attorneys at Berardi Immigration Law met 17 clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to prepare them in presenting their TN and L-1 applications to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. We are happy to report that all 17 applications were successful. Many of these clients […]
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  • Featured Client of the Month: Zachary Landon and Fulcrum Construction

    Berardi Immigration Law recently helped Zachary Landon successfully apply for and obtain TN work authorization in order to work for Fulcrum Construction in the United States. Zachary reached out to Berardi Immigration Law after he was offered employment as a Construction Engineering Technician (Project Engineer) at Fulcrum. Fulcrum Construction was founded in 2003 and is […]
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  • TN Management Consultant Case Summary 06.12.2018

    On June 12, 2018, Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi met one of our long-standing clients in Fort Erie, Canada to assist him in preparing to present his TN application to Customs and Border Protection. Our client was filing a renewal application as a Management Consultant. Renewals in the Management Consultant category can be difficult, as CBP […]
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  • TN Case Summary 06.08.2018

    Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada on June 8, 2018, to help him prepare for presenting his TN application to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. Our client was applying for a TN visa as a Computer Systems Analyst. In order to […]
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  • L-1A Case Summary 06.06.2018

    On June 6, 2018, Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met two of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to help prepare them for presenting their L-1A applications to Customs and Border Protection. For both clients, Catherine conducted a thorough analysis to determine that they each had at least one year of qualifying managerial or […]
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  • L-1 Extension Beyond 7th Year Case Summary 05.23.2018

    On May 23, 2018, Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to assist him in preparing for presenting his L-1A renewal application to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. This L-1 application was unique in that he was applying for a renewal […]
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  • TN Management Consultant and B-1 Monk Case Summary 05.22.2018

    On May 22, 2018, Partner Jennifer Behm met two clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to review their applications for admission to the United States before they presented them to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. The first application was for a TN Management Consultant. These applications can […]
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  • L-1B Visa Case Summary 05.09.2018

    On May 9, 2018, our Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met a client in Fort Erie, Canada in order to help him prepare in presenting his L-1B visa application to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, NY. The L-1B visa can be tricky, as it can sometimes be difficult to provide hard […]
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  • L-1A Visa Case Summary 05.11.2018

    Due to our proximity to the border, Berardi Immigration Law often meets clients of our colleagues in order to help them prepare in presenting their NAFTA applications to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. On May 11, 2018, our Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli met the client of a colleague in […]
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  • Multiple TN Visa Case Summary 05.09.2018

    Associate Attorney Catherine Dines of Berardi Immigration Law recently met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to help him prepare to present his TN application to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. This application was unique in that it was his second recent TN application with a […]
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  • TN Industrial Designer Case Summary 05.02.2018

    Associate Attorney Catherine Dines recently met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada to prepare her for presenting her TN application as an Industrial Designer to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. In addition to preparing the application, Catherine reviewed the application in-depth with the client and answered […]
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  • L-1 Case Summary 03.27.2018

    On March 26, 2018, Managing Partner of Berardi Immigration Law Rosanna Berardi met with three clients in Fort Erie, Canada to review their petitions to be submitted to Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York. All three applicants were applying for L-1 status. Two of the applicants had very straightforward […]
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  • USCIS and CBP to Launch Pilot Program for L-1 Canadian Nonimmigrants

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in conjunction with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that beginning April 30, 2018, it will roll out a pilot program that will eliminate “on the spot” border L-1 NAFTA adjudications at the Blaine, Washington port of entry. Instead, the government will replace these instant border adjudications with […]
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  • L-1 and TN Case Summary 03.16.2018

    On Friday, March 16, 2018, Partner of Berardi Immigration Law, Jennifer Behm, met three clients in Fort Erie, Canada to review their visa applications before submitting them to Customs and Border Protection at the Buffalo Peace Bridge. Jennifer reviewed their applications with them in detail and answered all of their questions. The first client, a […]
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  • TN Scientific Technician 03.09.2018

    On Friday, March 9, 2018, our Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Canada in order to review his TN Scientific Technician. The TN Scientific Technician category can be a bit tricky, as it is not as straightforward in terms of required qualifications as some of the other categories. TN […]
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  • NAFTA News Center Video

    On February 15, 2018, our Associate Attorney Catherine Dines met one of our clients in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada in order to help him prepare to present his L-1 application to Customs and Border Protection. Our office drafted the application in full and prepared our client to anticipate the types of questions CBP would ask. […]
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