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Not selected in the H-1B lottery? Consider Canada!

In the midst of creating global mobility strategies, our clients typically consider their immigration options for the United States.  However, with H-1B Cap season in process, a lot of our clients do not want to lose their talented employees.  When faced with the prospect of losing employees, we do suggest that our clients consider their options in […]

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Final Fiscal Year 2019 Agency Statistics

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the agency committed to administering the nation’s immigration system and adjudicating the applications of those seeking lawful status in the United States, released statistics on the most popular and widely-used benefits and programs administered by the agency for final fiscal year 2019. The agency released statistics relating to benefits […]

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Back to school…F-1 Fact or Fiction

As the new academic school years begins, Berardi Immigration Law reviews the basic elements of the F-1 nonimmigrant status. Statement #1: I’m a foreign national, I can apply to any university in the U.S. and obtain F-1 status. FICTION. In order to qualify for F-1 status you need to enter as a full-time student at an […]

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NEXUS Mid-Year Report

Niagara Region’s Mid-Year NEXUS Traffic Report According to mid-year border traffic data compiled between January and June 2013, overall NEXUS trips in the Niagara region have risen by 11% from last year’s first-half mark of 675,000 to 750,000 total crossings. NEXUS usage at the Peace Bridge between Buffalo and Ft. Erie grew to over 360,000 […]

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Moving? Don't forget to tell Uncle Sam! AR-11 Tips and Pointers

If you are in the United States and not a U.S. citizen then you are required to file a change of address using Form AR-11 within 10 days of moving.  Excluded from this requirement are: Dipolmats (A visas) Official government representatives to an international organization (G visas), and Certain nonimmigrants who do not possess a visa […]

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Are you domiciled in the U.S.?

When you are petitioning for your foreign national family member, one of the requirements you must prove to the government is that your family member will not become a public charge after admission into the U.S.  This means that once granted permanent resident status, your foreign national family member will not need public assistance.  This […]

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New Revised Form I-9

As of Tuesday, May 7, 2013 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service implemented the use of the new, revised Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification for all new hires and reverifications.  All employers are required to complete and retain a Form I-9 for each employee hired to work in the U.S. The Form I-9 must have the […]

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Possible New "Toll" Fee for U.S. Border Crossings

Recent talks of the U.S. government’s interest in imposing a fee on passenger vehicles and pedestrians crossing the Canadian and Mexican land borders has generated heated discussions. The latest budget request by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sought funds to study the cost of collecting a new “toll” from people walking and driving into […]

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Possible New "Toll" Fee for U.S. Border Crossings

Recent talks of the U.S. government’s interest in imposing a fee on passenger vehicles and pedestrians crossing the Canadian and Mexican land borders has generated heated discussions. The latest budget request by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sought funds to study the cost of collecting a new “toll” from people walking and driving into […]

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Spring into Good News

Berardi Immigration Law has been receiving great positive feedback from our clients.  Since their kind words are always so humbling to our staff, we would like to take the time to show our appreciation:

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