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

  • Client Approval: L-1B vs. TN for Technical Publications Writer

    After receiving a denial for a TN as a Technical Publications Writer a client came to Berardi Immigration Law for help. We took a different approach, deciding the L-1B category was a better fit. Watch the video below and read more about the L-1B nonimmigrant category in our services section. See additional relevant blog posts […]
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  • TN Spotlight: Vocational Counselor

    The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Vocational Counselor. Watch the video below and learn more on the Berardi […]
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  • E-1 Visas for Canadian Consultants & Professional Services Companies

    Canadian citizens can often gain entry to the US with greater ease than others. Watch below and learn more about the E-1 visa on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today.
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  • Client Approval: Iranian Canadian Denied Multiple Times at U.S. Border

    Iranian Canadians often undergo increased scrutiny at U.S. Ports of Entry. This was the case with a recent client, who was denied entry multiple times. In this Client Approval video, Berardi Immigration Law Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli shares the story of one client who applied for a TN application as an engineer. The TN […]
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  • Client Story: TN Economist

    The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is an Economist. Watch the video below and learn more about the TN Economist […]
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  • U.S. CDC Tells Americans to Avoid Travel to Canada

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday advised against travel to Canada because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases. The border is NOT closed! This is just a warning from the U.S. CDC. Keep an eye on our website and YouTube channel for the latest. Watch Rosanna’s video below for […]
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  • CDC Advising Against Travel to Canada Due to Rising COVID-19 Numbers

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now placed Canada under a ‘Level 4 travel advisory’, the CDC’s most severe ranking. The CDC cites a high likelihood of becoming infected with COVID-19 as the reasoning behind this move. Canada has been placed into the Level 4 category alongside 54 other nations that include […]
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  • Client Approval: Canadian Permanent Resident

    Tiffany McKenzie talks about a client approval for a Canadian Permanent Resident application for a couple on either side of the US/Canadian border. Watch the video below for details and if you have any questions then please contact Berardi Immigration Law today.
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  • Canada Drops Re-Entry Testing Requirement… for Canadians

    Ottawa has confirmed that, starting Nov. 30, it will nix COVID-19 test for Canadians taking short trips to the United States. This is great news, especially with the upcoming Holiday Shopping Season. For now, though, citizens of the U.S. and other countries will still have to abide by the testing requirement, so this news is […]
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  • U.S. NEXUS Enrollment Centers Open Nov. 29

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is pleased to announce that the NEXUS and U.S./Canada FAST enrollment centers in the United States will reopen on November 29, 2021. It should be noted, however, that the NEXUS and FAST enrollment centers in Canada will continue to be closed until further notice. Starting today, conditionally approved applicants may […]
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  • U.S. Land Border is Now Open for Canadians

    It’s been about 20 months since the U.S.-Canada border closed to non-essential travel. On Monday, Nov. 8, it finally reopened. Berardi Immigration Law Attorney Tiffany McKenzie, from our Toronto office, made the trip over the border into Buffalo. We’re thrilled that our Canadian friends can finally visit the U.S. But there are a few things […]
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  • Client Story: TN Environmental Engineer Application

    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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  • Client Story: TN Economist Application

    The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is an Economist. Berardi Immigration Law Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom discusses a tricky TN […]
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  • The Department of Homeland Security’s New Rules for Non-Citizen Land Travel

    For the first time since March 2020, non-citizen travelers will be permitted to enter the U.S. through a land border or ferry terminal for a non-essential reason, such as tourism, beginning November 8, 2021. There are some rules that non-citizens must follow to be allowed to gain entry, however.  Non-citizens may enter the U.S. if […]
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  • Here Are the Rules for Canadians Traveling by Land Into the U.S.

    Canadians, it’s almost time! The rules for travel by land into the U.S. were released Friday night. Remember, these are different from the rules for traveling by air. It all starts Nov. 8 when the U.S. border reopens! If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • TN Spotlight: University Research Assistant

    The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. employer or entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Research Assistant. Watch the video below for details and check out our […]
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  • BREAKING: Canadians: Which Vaccines for U.S. Travel? Are Mixed Vaccines Okay?

    Vaccinated travelers from abroad, including Canadians with mixed doses, can enter the U.S. starting November 8. Watch the video below for more information. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Side of Canadian Border to Re-Open to Vaccinated Travelers in November

    It’s finally happening – the US side of the Canadian border will re-open to vaccinated travelers in November. Watch our video below and stay tuned to Berardi Immigration Law’s social channels for the latest! If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Biden Administration will Require International Travelers to Show Proof of Vaccination from Approved Sources once Travel Ban Lifted

    On October 11, 2021, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spokesperson confirmed that only vaccines approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration…
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  • Things Are Tough At The Canadian Border Right Now

    Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi explains why things are so tough at the Canadian border right now, and what you can do to make your application for status much easier. Whether it’s a TN or an L-1, there are steps you can take to make your American Dream a reality. If you have any questions, contact […]
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