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  • Crossing the Border: How to Use the ArriveCAN App

    Berardi Immigration Law’s Tiffany McKenzie has a quick step-by-step on how to use the ArriveCAN app to enter Canada. Vaccinated American tourists can travel north as of Aug. 9, but there’s lots to know before you go. The Canadian government will start to allow entry to American citizens or permanent residents who can prove they […]

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  • Client Approval: Individual L-1A & L-2 for Spouse and Children

    Attorney Erica Chiodo shares another Client Approval story from the border below. This particular client wanted assistance preparing his L-1A application. He also wanted the necessary dependent status for his wife and minor children. We helped the client prepare and we’re happy to report everything went smoothly at the border. If you need help preparing […]

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  • USCIS Conducts Second Round of H-1B Selections for the 2022 Cap

    The H-1B program allows U.S. employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in a “specialty occupation”, which is defined as a position that requires the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific specialty. Each year, Congress caps the number of H-1B visas for […]

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  • Crossing the Border: e-SAFE

    There’s a lot of confusion at the border lately. Luckily, there is one bright spot. Berardi Immigration Law Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has the details in this Crossing the Border update. Do you need a waiver to apply for TN or L-1 status? In 2020, the U.S. government started to process waiver applications using e-SAFE. […]

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  • TN Spotlight: Social Worker

    Attorney Zach Ahlstrom is here with another TN Spotlight video. The TN category permits citizens of Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. to provide prearranged professional services to a U.S. entity. Under the regulations, there are 63 professional occupations under which an individual may qualify. One such occupation is a Social Worker. Berardi Immigration […]

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  • Apply for Status: Do You Need a COVID Test?

    Are you applying for status at the U.S.-Canada border? Immigration attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has some vital information you need to know before you head to the border crossing to apply for status. Remember, if you have any questions about applying for status at a U.S. port of entry, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We’d be […]

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  • USCIS Policy Change Regarding Change of Status to F-1

    Historically, USCIS has only approved applications requesting a change to F-1 status if it falls within 30 days of the program start date listed on the applicant’s Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status (Form I20). As such, USCIS has required nonimmigrants who are applying for a COS to continuously apply for and obtain nonimmigrant […]

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  • Client Approval: Canadian L-1B Work Permit at the Border

    Immigration attorney Erica Chiodo shares a client approval story. The client was looking for help with her L-1B renewal. We scheduled a prep call with the client to ensure a smooth experience. And we’re happy to report she was granted a three year renewal. If you need help to apply for status, contact Berardi Immigration […]

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  • Supreme Court Issues Opinion Regarding Temporary Protected Status

    On June 7, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling and stated that certain individuals who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may not qualify for Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR). In Sanchez v. Mayorkas, the Court concluded that individuals who entered the US illegally and subsequently gained legal status through the TPS program are not […]

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  • DHS releases Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization

    On July 2, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the “Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization”. This strategy was developed in response to President Biden’s Executive Order No. 14012, which required government agencies to work together to improve and promote naturalization in the United States. The purpose of this new strategy is to remove […]

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