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Tag: E Visas

  • E-2 Visa Success Story: Opening a Hotel in the US

    At Berardi Immigration Law, we recently had the pleasure of guiding a Canadian entrepreneur through the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa process. This client’s journey not only underscores the potential of the E-2 visa for business expansion but also showcases our commitment to stress free and successful immigration experiences. Client Background Our client, an experienced hotel […]
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  • Automatic 180-Day Extensions for Certain EAD Renewal Applicants

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that certain applicants who have filed for a renewal of Employment Authorization qualify for an automatic 180-day extension. In other words, noncitizens who have already filed to renew their Employment Authorization Document (EAD) will automatically get 180 more days added to their expiring EAD. This policy change […]
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  • What Do Tech Layoffs Mean for Individuals in the U.S. on a Work Visa?

    You’ve likely seen the news that Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, laid off 3,700 people from the company – nearly half of its staff. While Twitter is making the headlines, many other tech giants have also laid off large numbers of staff. Lyft let go of 13% of its workforce, Opendoor let go of 18% […]
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  • Good News for E Visa Appointments!

    Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi shares some good news about E Visa appointments. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Certain Applicants now Eligible for Automatic Extension Period on EADs

    As of May 4, 2022, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extensions will now be lengthened to a 540-day period from the previous 180-day extension period, according to a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) set forth by USCIS. This extension will only be pertinent to applicants who were previously eligible for the 180-day extension. Specifically, this applies to […]
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  • Employment Authorization for E & L Spouses is Here

    Employment authorization for E & L non-immigrant spouses is here and that’s huge news for spouses of E & L holders. Watch Rebecca’s video below for more details and check out related Berardi blogs posts: USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L Visa Spouses Crossing the Border: Great News for L-2 & […]
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  • USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L Visa Spouses

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is updating its guidance as to what types of documentation E and L nonimmigrant spouses may use as evidence of employment authorization based on their nonimmigrant status.  This announcement comes after a previous announcement on November 12th, 2021, in which USCIS said that it considers […]
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  • Major Settlement Will Change How USCIS Adjudicates Work Permits for Nonimmigrant Spouses

    USCIS has announced major policy guidance changes as to how they will adjudicate work permits for certain H-4, E, and L nonimmigrant dependent spouses. The process of obtaining employment authorization documents from USCIS has long been a problem in the immigration system. Recent litigation in the case Shergill, et al. v. Mayorkas reversed the USCIS […]
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