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  • Breaking News: USA, Canada and Mexico Reach New NAFTA Deal Called ‘USMCA’

    On Sunday night, after more than a year of intense negotiations, the United States, Canada and Mexico reached an agreement to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the 1994 pact that governs more than $1.2 trillion worth of trade among the three nations. The new deal won’t go into effect until 2020, as […]

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  • Breaking news: The Latest on the “new” NAFTA

    In this video, Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi discusses all you need to know about the “new” NAFTA! If you have questions on how the new NAFTA agreement may impact your immigration status, call us toll-free today at 1-877-721-6100!

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  • President Trump to Terminate NAFTA

    The United States and Mexico have reached a preliminary trade agreement that is set to replace NAFTA. President Trump announced on Monday that he will be terminating the existing trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada and enter into a new deal with Mexico. According to Trump, it could end up being “one of […]

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  • Featured Client of the Month: Jim Armstrong

    Berardi Immigration Law recently helped Jim Armstrong successfully apply for and obtain TN work authorization in order to work for a company in the United States. Jim reached out to Berardi Immigration Law following an offer of employment from Best Approach Publications, located in Arizona.  Before reaching out to Berardi Immigration Law, Jim contacted several […]

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  • Featured Client of the Month: Zachary Landon and Fulcrum Construction

    Berardi Immigration Law recently helped Zachary Landon successfully apply for and obtain TN work authorization in order to work for Fulcrum Construction in the United States. Zachary reached out to Berardi Immigration Law after he was offered employment as a Construction Engineering Technician (Project Engineer) at Fulcrum. Fulcrum Construction was founded in 2003 and is […]

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  • USCIS and CBP to Launch Pilot Program for L-1 Canadian Nonimmigrants

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in conjunction with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that beginning April 30, 2018, it will roll out a pilot program that will eliminate “on the spot” border L-1 NAFTA adjudications at the Blaine, Washington port of entry. Instead, the government will replace these instant border adjudications with […]

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  • NAFTA Negotiations Set to Continue

    The United States, Canada and Mexico continue to negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), but the divide between each nation’s delegations on major treaty issues does not appear to be shrinking. In fact, many experts are starting to believe that the parties are too far apart to ever reach a deal. The American […]

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  • NAFTA TN Status Eligibility Update

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created special economic and trade relationships between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. As part of this agreement, the TN nonimmigrant classification permits qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to seek temporary entry into the U.S. to engage in business activities at a professional level. More specifically, a beneficiary must […]

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  • Temporarily Working in the U.S.

    There are numerous options available to foreign nationals who wish to enter the U.S. and work on a temporary basis. The first step is acquiring a nonimmigrant visa or work permit. This allows an individual to enter and work in the States for a limited period of time. The application process begins with an employer […]

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  • What to Keep in Mind During NAFTA Renegotiations

    One of the critical debates surrounding the original NAFTA negotiations was the impact the treaty would have on U.S. labor markets. Many feared that millions of U.S. jobs would be lost to competition. Labor costs are cheaper in Mexico, so U.S. companies move factories there to take advantage. This idea is what fueled President Trump’s […]

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