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Tag: O1_Visas

  • The O-1A Classification

    The O-1A category is for individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, or athletics. Extraordinary Ability means a level of expertise indicating that the person is one of the small percentage who has risen to the very top of the field of endeavor. To qualify for O-1 status, a beneficiary must demonstrate sustained […]
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  • Everything You Need to Know About O-1 Visas

    The O-1 visa type is for a foreign individual who possesses an extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or extraordinary achievement in the film or TV industry, and has been nationally or internationally recognized for their achievements. There are several different categories of O-1 visas, they are as follows: O-1A: individuals […]
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  • Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status | If My Status is Terminated | Ep. 1

    Watch the video below on Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status and check out our related page on Universal Visa Services. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • COVID-19 & US Immigration

    Recent Coronavirus-Related Posts Please note that the information below may be out of date. Please consult our more recent blog posts above for the most up-to-date information. We know that there is much worry and uncertainty for our clients during this time, especially for businesses with foreign national workers and cross-border employees. We’ve taken the […]
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  • Featured Client of the Month: Amber Mac

    Amber Mac(Arthur) is a globally recognized Digital Innovation Expert, and one of Berardi Immigration Law’s most recent client success stories.  Amber is a successful entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker and social media influencer. She has authored two bestselling technology books and is also a regular tech expert on major TV and radio networks such as CNN, […]
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  • Ariel Shaffir & Kyle Hunter Working in the US

    Ariel Shaffir & Kyle Hunter, writers and producers behind blockbusters like “This is the End” & “Sausage Party,” discuss how Berardi Immigration Law helped them secure US work permits after multiple failed attempts.
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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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  • EAD Rule: Compelling Circumstances

    On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began implementing its amended regulations regarding certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. The government published its final rule regarding the proposed changes in November 2016. The final rule provides the text of the new and revised regulatory language as well as DHSs responses to […]
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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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  • Agents as O-1 Sponsors

    Many O-1 petitions are filed by traditional employers where the beneficiary will perform one specific job with just one specific employer. In the entertainment industry, however, the traditional employer/employee relationship doesn’t always exist. Many self-employed workers (actors, performers, musicians, etc.) use agents to arrange short-term jobs with multiple employers. There are several options which provide flexibility for […]
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