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WGRZ Welcomes Berardi to Discuss Census & Immigration Law

Our Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi, was invited by Buffalo’s WGRZ Channel 2 TV to join their Town Hall to provide insights on census and immigration law. Her segment starts around the 4m30s mark in the video and she comes on at roughly the 5 minute mark (you can go fullscreen after hitting the Play button […]

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How to Fix U.S. Immigration Once & For All

Every four years, the U.S. presidential candidates promise to “fix immigration.” And yet, they have all failed miserably despite their political affiliation. Why? To start, U.S. immigration law is a political nightmare. The current law, which hasn’t been changed since 1997, doesn’t accurately address the realities of U.S. labour needs of 2020. Despite this, no […]

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The ‘Buy American and Hire American’ Executive Order Two Years Later

On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Buy American and Hire American.” The President insisted that the Executive Order would favor American workers more so than the policies already in place. He also intended, among other things, for the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order to address his concerns […]

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Investigating Marriage Fraud

A marriage entered into solely for the purpose of procuring an immigration benefit, often referred to as a “sham marriage,” is not valid under the law, and United States immigration officials have far-reaching authority to intrude upon the applicant’s personal lives and investigate. For the most part, the investigation that a U.S. immigration official might […]

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Breaking News: Trump Administration Announces End to DACA Program

The Trump Administration formally announced this morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), which allows young undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States. The program currently protects an estimated 800,000 people known as “DREAMers,” who entered the country illegally as children. The DACA program was formed through executive […]

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Supreme Court Asked to Review President Trump’s Travel Ban

On Thursday, June 1, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of President Trump’s travel ban. The DOJ made three urgent requests. It asked the Court to review the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decisions blocking the travel ban, and it made two interim requests for stays. If […]

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The Biggest Business Immigration Law Developments of 2015

Immigration law is always a hot topic here at Berardi Immigration Law, and it was an especially hot topic in 2015 in regard to new developments in the business immigration field. We’ve been keeping track on our blog; as 2016 begins, here’s a look back at some of the highlights: USCIS Issues Final H-1B Simeio […]

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Nonimmigrant Visa Appointments in Canada Restricted in Summer 2014

Summer is a busy time of year for everyone, including the United States government. In order to keep up with nonimmigrant visa demands, visa appointments have been significantly restricted for Third Country Nationals (TCNs) in Canada. In this context, “TCN” refers to any non-Canadian citizen or legal resident applying for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa at […]

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Having an Immigration Lawyer Handle Your Case is a Good Idea

At Berardi Immigration Law, our phone rings a lot with callers wanting to “ask a simple question.” Unfortunately, when it comes to immigration law, very little is “simple.” There are many reasons for hiring an immigration attorney to handle your case. Aside from saving you time with research and form filing, lawyers can provide you […]

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