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L-1 Visa Basic Information

The L-1 nonimmigrant classification enables a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager or someone with specialized knowledge from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States.  This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send their employee from the foreign entity to the United States with the purpose of establishing one... Read More



H-1B Visas—Process and Tips

The H-1B visas are subject to a 65,000 numerical limitation cap per year. There is an additional 20,000 visas set aside for those applicants with Advanced Degrees who have obtained a Masters Degree from a US University. There are also cap-exempt petitions available... Read More



EB-5 Visa Recommendations
The key to a successful EB-5 petition is exercising the appropriate due diligence.  Due diligence refers to the care a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or a transaction with another party. Prudence and caution are vital in the evaluation of the investment proposal...

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Know The ABC's... Of Visas

our vacation time is around the corner.  Maybe you are looking to expand your horizons.  Could a trip to the United States be in your future?  If so, let me explain the ABCs of visas to the U.S...

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Important Considerations After Becoming A Permanent Resident

Many individuals who obtain lawful permanent residence [LPR] in the U.S. relax when they obtain a Green Card, believing that they can finally travel freely back and forth or even relocate to their home countries, and that they can always re-enter the U.S. using their Green Cards as a travel document. While a lengthy absence from the U.S. does not automatically cancel the LPR status of an alien, an extended absence may trigger the inquiry of the USCIS as to the alien's intention to remain a permanent resident of the U.S... Read More