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  • Not Vaccinated? What Does That Mean at the Border?

    Canada dropped its vaccine mandate for entry. Even some cruise lines no longer require passengers to show proof of vaccination. But the United States still requires a vaccine for entry. So, what if you’re not vaccinated? And what if you’re a green card holder or U.S. citizen? Watch this video with our Managing Partner Rosanna […]
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  • Thanksgiving U.S. Travel Tips

    As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important to keep a few tips in mind that might make traveling over the long weekend easier! Just a reminder that the U.S. is still requiring non-U.S. citizens who are traveling to the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  According to the CDC, you are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks […]
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  • When to Start the PERM Process: Current Processing Delays

    Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli discusses when to start the PERM process in the light of current processing delays 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 Extends COVID-19-related Flexibilities

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities through January 24, 2023, to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors.  Under these flexibilities, USCIS considers a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in certain requests or notices before taking any action, if the request […]
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  • Will the U.S. Drop the Vaccination Requirement?

    When will the United States drop the vaccination requirement for foreign nationals? Only time will tell but the U.S. is the last country in North America to ban unvaccinated tourists (see our post on Canada: No More Vaccine Rules, ArriveCAN Ends October 1st and Reuters’ “Truckers, lawmaker push for U.S. to drop foreign visitor vaccine […]
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  • All COVID-19 Measures at the Canadian Border End on Oct. 1

    Planning your next trip to Canada? The Canadian government announced that it will be terminating all COVID-19 measures at the border effective Saturday, October 1, 2022. In a news release, the government said the removal of border measures comes amid high vaccination rates and lower hospitalization and death rates in Canada.  This means that all […]
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  • Canada: Border Vaccine Rules, Mandatory Use of ArriveCAN End Oct. 1

    Huge news for those traveling to Canada: Border vaccine rules, mandatory use of ArriveCAN, and mask mandates on planes and trains to end on October 1st. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Reports Point to Canada Dropping Vaccine Requirement & ArriveCAN App

    Major news outlets are reporting that Ottawa will end vaccination requirements at the Canadian border and the controversial ArriveCAN app next week. Tiffany McKenzie, our Canadian attorney, shares more in the video below (see also our End of ArriveCAN post). If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear […]
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  • The End of ArriveCAN?

    Here’s the latest on border restrictions, requirements and whether the ArriveCAN app is here to stay. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • U.S. Immigration Authorities to Use Up Extra Employment Based Green Cards

    The Department of State (DOS) has determined that the fiscal year (FY) 2022 employment-based visa annual limit is 281,507, which is more than double the typical annual total. This increase is due to COVID-19. The pandemic caused a decrease in the issuance of family-based visas. Immigration law causes unused family-based visas to switch over to […]
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