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Tag: L1_Visa

  • Client Approval: L-1 Visa for Canadian Permanent Resident

    Zach Ahlstrom has our latest client approval story, this time for an L-1 visa for a Canadian permanent resident. Watch Zach’s video below and check out our blog posts on L-1 Intracompany Transfers and our FAQ on L-1 Renewals for more information. As always, if you have any questions then feel free to reach out.
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  • Client Approval: L-1 Work Permit for Warehouse Manager

    The L-1 nonimmigrant category is for intracompany transfers and blanket L petitions. It is available to individuals who have worked for a foreign corporation that has a parent, subsidiary, branch, or affiliate company in the U.S. Watch Zach’s video below and read more about L-1 Visa at the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, […]
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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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  • USCIS Settlement Is Good News For L-1 And H-1B Visa Spouses

    If you are the spouse of an L-1 or H-1B visa holder, good news has been rare in recent years. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) exacerbated the wait for employment-based green cards by causing long processing delays for work authorization, resulting in the spouses of many high-skilled foreign nationals stopping work and losing their […]
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  • Things Are Tough At The Canadian Border Right Now

    Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi explains why things are so tough at the Canadian border right now, and what you can do to make your application for status much easier. Whether it’s a TN or an L-1, there are steps you can take to make your American Dream a reality. If you have any questions, contact […]
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  • Client Approval: TN & L-1 Success

    Partner Jennifer Behm is back with another Client Approval. Two of our clients applied for TN Status in the area of Scientific Technician. We’re happy to report they were approved, along with five other clients in the same week. Be sure to contact Berardi Immigration Law if you have any questions about applying for TN […]
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  • Frequently Asked Questions: L-1 Renewals

    Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli is back with answers to your questions about L-1 Renewals. Did you know you can hold L-1 Status for up to seven years? But, if you are spending less than 183 days in the U.S. per year and you are an intermittent border crosser, L-1 status could be extended indefinitely. Be sure […]
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  • Client Approval: Individual L-1A & L-2 for Spouse and Children

    Attorney Erica Chiodo shares another Client Approval story from the border below. This particular client wanted assistance preparing his L-1A application. He also wanted the necessary dependent status for his wife and minor children. We helped the client prepare and we’re happy to report everything went smoothly at the border. If you need help preparing […]
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  • Crossing the Border: e-SAFE

    There’s a lot of confusion at the border lately. Luckily, there is one bright spot. Berardi Immigration Law Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has the details in this Crossing the Border update. Do you need a waiver to apply for TN or L-1 status? In 2020, the U.S. government started to process waiver applications using e-SAFE. […]
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  • U.S. & Mexico Announce Change in Visa Reciprocity Revisions for Certain Work Visas

    On April 26, 2021, the Governments of Mexico and the U.S. announced a change in the visa reciprocity standards for certain work visas for Mexican citizens and work permits for U.S. citizens. The principle of reciprocity is grounded in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and requires the Department of State (DOS) to set country-specific […]
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