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Tag: Work authorization

  • TN Solution for Healthcare Industries

    There are various visa and employment authorization options available for healthcare professionals wishing to gain employment in the United States. For Canadian and Mexican applicants, the the North American Free Trade Agreement...

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  • Will H-4 Nonimmigrants Lose Employment Authorization?

    In a letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has informed the court that a proposed regulation to rescind the H-4 employment authorization is not likely to be published in the Federal Register...

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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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  • How Do I Obtain a Social Security Number?

    Social Security numbers are used to report an individual’s wages to the government and to determine a person’s eligibility for Social Security benefits. Obtaining a Social Security number is vital in order to get a job, collect Social Security benefits and receive some other government services. For these reasons, obtaining a Social Security number is […]

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  • DHS Designates Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

    In response to this year’s Ebola outbreak, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has announced his decision to designate Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the next 18 months. This status prevents nationals of these countries currently residing in the U.S. from being removed during this period or from being […]

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  • Proposed Rule Changes for Work Authorization and H4 Dependents

    Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in conjunction with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced proposed changes to regulations regarding the ability for certain H-4 dependents to obtain work authorization. Under current regulations, the DHS does not list H-4 dependents of H-1B nonimmigrant workers among the visa classes eligible to work […]

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  • Does Your Nonimmigrant Status Require an Employment Authorization Document?

    U.S. employers must check to make sure all employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin, are authorized to work in the United States. If you are not a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident, you may still be eligible for employment authorization. Many individuals will automatically have authorization to work in the U.S. as a […]

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