Tag Archives: L-1

What Will Happen to Canadians and Mexicans with TN Visas if Trump Pulls the United States out of NAFTA

For most of his campaign, Donald Trump lambasted and bemoaned the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as one of the worst trade agreements in the history of the United States. Now that he has been elected, there is a legitimate fear that the United States may withdraw from the agreement, leaving only Canada and […]

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| Posted in Green Card, H-1B, L-1, O-1, OPT, Silicon Beach, Students, TN, U.S. Immigration, USCIS |

Obama Announces Details on Immigration Executive Action

On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced an Executive Action plan to overhaul and attempt to reform the broken U.S. immigration system. His plans include: Extending the validity period on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications from two years to three years Announcing a new plan called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). […]

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| Posted in Advance Parole, Citizenship, DACA, Employment Authorization, Entrepreneurs, Executive Action, Green Card, Investors, L-1, Naturalization, OPT, Students, U.S. Immigration |

Do I Need A Job Offer to Get a US Work Visa

Do You Need a Job Offer to Get a US Work Visa? One question that constantly comes up from people looking to get a work visa in the United States is whether you need a job offer first. The short answer is generally “yes.” The reason is that most work visa categories require the U.S. […]

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| Posted in DACA, E-2, Employment Authorization, Green Card, H-1B, L-1, O-1, OPT, Students, TPS, U.S. Immigration, Work Visa |

A Guideline for Foreign Entrepreneurs Who Are Starting Businesses in the United States

A Guideline for Foreign Entrepreneurs Who Are Starting Businesses in the United States With the economy showing signs of recovery, many foreign entrepreneurs are looking for ways to start a business in the United States. To start a business, foreign entrepreneurs need to be authorized to work in the U.S. – which requires securing the […]

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| Posted in Entrepreneurs, Green Card, H-1B, Investors, U.S. Immigration, Work Visa |

Immigration Options for Intra-Company Worker Transfers Between U.S. & Canadian Offices

  Because of its close physical proximity to each other, companies in Canada and the United States often have to transfer their executives and employees back and forth within their respective subsidiary, satellite, parent or affiliate offices in the neighboring company. Given the differing immigration laws in each country, it may seem that such transfers […]

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| Posted in U.S. Immigration, Work Visa |

L-1 Intra-Company Transfer Visas

Transferring to a U.S. company The L visa allows a U.S. employer to transfer a manager or an executive from an affiliated foreign office to one of its U.S. offices. The employer must be doing business in the U.S. and it must have an existing relationship with the foreign company (such as being a parent […]

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| Posted in U.S. Immigration, Work Visa |