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Tag: L1_Visa

  • A Busy Week of NAFTA Petitions at the U.S.-Canada Border

    Once again, Rosanna Berardi and Jennifer Behm of Berardi Immigration Law have been busy at the Peace Bridge presenting NAFTA petitions with our clients. Here is a summary of some of our latest success stories at the border: • TN status under NAFTA’s Zoologist designation for our client who was offered a job working with birds […]

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  • Border Issues Resolved with Assistance from Berardi Immigration Law

    Following are highlights from Berardi Immigration Law’s border work during the past week: • Berardi Immigration Law’s managing partner, Rosanna Berardi, appeared at the Peace Bridge to present an L-1A application on behalf of a client who had reached his seven-year cap. Under the regulations, L-1A status and L-1B status is capped at seven- and five-year […]

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  • Immigration-related Issues Brought to Closure at Peace Bridge

    Rosanna Berardi (our managing partner) and Jennifer Behm (our associate attorney) met with a total of six clients at the Peace Bridge this week to handle a variety of immigration-related issues. Each individual that we worked with was approved. Here’s a recap of how our team has been keeping busy with a variety of NAFTA […]

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  • Understanding Form I-129 Export Control Compliance Section

    If you are an employer who has previously filed an Application for Nonimmigrant Worker, on behalf of a foreign national you wished to employ in H-1, L-1 or O-1A status, you have probably struggled with how to respond to the dreaded Form I-129 Export Control Compliance section of that form. Part 6 of Form I-129 […]

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  • BIL Immigration Attorneys Assist Clients with TN and L-1A visa applications at the Peace Bridge

    Our Associate Attorney, Jennifer Early, met with two clients at the Peace Bridge yesterday to present their applications for U.S. work permits to Customs & Border Protection.  Both were quickly approved without issue.  Our immigration lawyers are at the U.S./Canadian border multiple times per week presenting TN and L-1A Visa applications. Our first client applied […]

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  • 2013 Goal – Expand your Canadian business into the U.S.

    Each new year brings promise, excitement, and goals of self-improvement.  If you are a small business owner in Canada, you might have plans to expand your company into new markets and industries this year.  The L-1 intracompany transferee regulations under the NAFTA treaty provides special rules allowing you to open a new office in the […]

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  • Year End Review of the L-1 Category

    The L-1 visa category is available to individuals who have been employed on a full-time basis by a foreign corporation outside of the U.S. for at least one year during the preceding three-year period in either a managerial, executive (L-1A), or specialized knowledge (L-1B) capacity. This category allows an individual to “transfer” to the affiliated […]

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  • L-1A Status Granted to Canadian Exec Opening New Office in NYC

    Berardi Immigration Law was recently retained by a Canadian professional who wished to enter the United States to open a new branch of his Canadian-based company in the United States. Our client is the President/Creative Director of a successful marketing corporation, and in order to successfully fulfill the demands of his U.S. customer accounts, as […]

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  • New Filing Option for Canadian TN Nonimmigrants

    Effective October 1, 2012, changes to filing procedures for TN classification have changed.  These changes impact both individuals and employers of foreign nationals.  Filing of L petitions are not effected by these changes. Canadian TN Nonimmigrants USCIS is now accepting Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Workers, filed on behalf of Canadian citizens seeking TN classification […]

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  • HR Professionals Ask About their Employment-Based Immigration Concerns

    Recently, Berardi Immigration Law reached out to a number of our corporate immigration clients to find out what some of the most frequently asked questions from their foreign employees are.   Here are some of those responses: Q: Can foreign employees working in the U.S. travel outside the U.S.? A: Generally yes but the requirements may […]

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