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Tag: NAFTA

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump Discuss U.S.-Canada Trade

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday, Feb. 13. The meeting aimed to bridge the gap in style and strategy between the two leaders, as well as continue to foster a warm relationship between Canada and the United States. At the top of the Prime Minister’s […]

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  • December Peace Bridge Recap

    Berardi Immigration Law presented 12 petitions to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) on behalf of our clients during December 2016. This month most of our clients were submitting petitions for L-1A and TN status.  We provide highlights of two of these cases below: • Companies wishing to establish U.S. operations may use the L-1 category […]

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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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  • Client Testimonial from Raza Kamran, Senior Manager of Product Marketing at RingCentral

    Raza Kamran, the Senior Manager of Product Marketing at RingCentral, had an opportunity to transfer his position in Canada to a division of RingCentral located in the United States. All he needed for the move was an approved L-1A visa that would allow him to transfer from the Canadian division and successfully enter the United […]

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  • August Peace Bridge Recap

    Once again, Berardi Immigration Law had a busy month representing our clients at the Peace Bridge port-of-entry between Buffalo, N.Y. and Ft. Erie, Ontario. Summer is an extremely busy season for CBP, and our firm was able to facilitate the L-1 and TN adjudication process for 16 clients successfully in the month of August.  Two of […]

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  • July 2016 Peace Bridge Recap

    During the month of July, Berardi Immigration Law entered 20 appearances with our clients at the Peace Bridge port of entry. This month, most of our clients were submitting petitions for TN, L-1A or L-1B status, but a few of our appearances were a bit non-traditional in nature as well. • New Office L-1, Take […]

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  • Peace Bridge Recap for June

    Berardi Immigration Law presented 15 TN and L-1 petitions to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) on behalf of our clients. This month, most of our clients were submitting petitions for L-1A or L-1B status, but a few clients presented applications for TN status as Nurses and Management Consultants. We provide highlights of two of […]

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  • Employee Spotlight: NAFTA Paralegal Sam Tiranno

    Bringing decades of immigration experience to the team, we are proud to have Samuel J. Tiranno as our NAFTA Paralegal at Berardi Immigration Law. Sam joined the firm about five years ago after an exceptional career in the Immigration Service. After serving as an Immigration Inspector at the Peace Bridge, Sam is now on the […]

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  • A Busy Summer at the Border for BIL

    Over the last six weeks, BIL has met an impressive 34 clients at the Peace Bridge port of entry in Buffalo, N.Y., to present applications for temporary employment and admission into the U.S. A majority of these individuals were Canadian clients who were applying for TN and L-1 status to temporarily work and reside in […]

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  • CBP Will Now Adjudicate Dependent Classifications for Same Sex Couples

    In June of 2013, the Supreme Court decided in United States v. Windsor that restricting U.S. federal interpretation of “marriage” and “spouse” to apply only to heterosexual couples under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. Since the repeal of DOMA, U.S. citizens and green card holders are able to petition for their same-sex […]

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