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  • Vaccination Requirements for Entry to U.S. by Air

    Berardi Immigration Law Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has information on vaccination requirements for entry to the U.S. by air. You can also read about crossing via land or ferry/boat, plus which vaccines are acceptable for Canadians and others, on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would […]
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  • Update: Vaccination Requirements for Entry to U.S. by Land or Ferry

    Berardi Immigration Law Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has information on vaccination requirements for entry to the U.S. by land or ferry/boat (read about entry by air here). Learn more on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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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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  • USCIS Has Extended Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS has announced that it is extending the flexibilities initially announced on March 30th, 2020. These flexibilities are designed to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors who are responding to certain: Requests for Evidence; Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14); Notices of Intent to Deny; Notices of Intent to Revoke; Notices […]
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  • Top 10 Travel Tips Recommended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    With Christmas just a couple of days away, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released some tips that travelers should heed to ensure smooth travel as wait times at Ports of Entry and airports will surely be increased during this busy holiday season. Prepare your documents Possess a Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative document such […]
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  • Crossing the Border: New Medical Exam 60 Day Rule Suspension

    Due to processing delays and related impacts from COVID-19, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is temporarily waiving a requirement that the Form I-693 (Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record) must have been signed by the civil surgeon (physician) performing the examination no more than 60 days before an applicant applies for an immigration […]
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  • USCIS Temporarily Waiving 60-Day Rule for Civil Surgeon Signatures

    On December 9, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is temporarily waiving the requirement that the civil surgeon sign Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, no more than 60 days before an applicant files an application for the underlying immigration benefit until Sept. 30, 2022. Under the newly […]
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  • Number of H-1B Visa Holders in the U.S. the Lowest it Has Been in Over a Decade

    According to statistics recently released by the Department of Labor (DoL), the number of H-1B visa holders in the U.S. has decreased by 9% since 2020 and 17% since 2019, this decrease is the biggest in over a decade. Mainly, the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects and government legislation passed in prior years can be attributed to […]
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  • New Rules for Air Travelers Entering the United States

    Omicron is prompting new rules for international travel to the U.S. Watch Rosanna’s video below for what you need to know and read more on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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