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Tag: L1A_Visa

  • DOS Guidance on National Interest Exceptions to Visa Bans Under Presidential Proclamations

    Presidential Proclamations 10014 and 10052 suspended the entry of certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applicants to the United States through December 31, 2020. Both proclamations provide exceptions for individuals whose entry to the U.S. would be “in the national interest” according to the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Homeland Security, or their designees; however, the proclamations provided […]

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  • Canada’s Mandatory Travel Quarantine: What You Need to Know

    On March 25, 2020, Canada announced that it will be invoking the Quarantine Act to impose mandatory self-isolation for international travelers entering the country. Individuals must self-quarantine for 14 days. The quarantine went into effect at midnight last night. This includes individuals crossing at land ports of entry between Canada and the U.S. This is […]

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  • L-1 Manager Case Summary 2.7.2020

    Partner Jennifer Behm is back with a recap of a recent L-1A approval for a Canadian Manager who had been promoted into a role that requires increased travel to the U.S. along with direct reports in the U.S. The company contacted Berardi Immigration Law to ensure their employee was able to cross the border with confidence, […]

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  • Client Testimonial from Shahzeb Butt, Senior Financial Analyst for Livingston International

    Berardi Immigration Law began working with Mr. Shahzeb Butt to secure employment status for him in the United States in April of 2014. Mr. Butt had been employed with Livingston International Canada in the role of Senior Financial Analyst since 2011, giving him more than three years of qualifying managerial employment. At that time, our […]

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  • Client Testimonial from K.R. Davidson, Vice President of Sales and Operations, General Counsel at Herman’s Supply Company, Inc.

    When Herman’s Building Centres expanded from Canada to open a new office in the United States, Mr. Davidson was required to obtain U.S. work authorization. He came to Berardi Immigration Law for guidance and we advised Mr. Davidson that he would need an L-1A visa. Our firm prepared a thorough L-1 application for Mr. Davidson. […]

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  • L-1A Executives Receiving Scam Letters

    A number of L-1A employers have recently reported receiving suspicious letters being sent to their L-1A executives. The letters use incorrect grammar and claim to be signed by Lori Scialabba, the Deputy Director of USCIS. The scam letter claims that the executives do not earn a high enough salary and must appear for an interview. […]

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