Here at ScottVassell Law Firm, our lawyers have had the pleasure of working with Au Pairs in the United States for the past two decades. We advocate and protect the status of these bright intelligent youth with great dreams and aspirations from around the world. The Au Pair program is a cultural exchange program runContinue reading “Avoiding the 60 Day Au Pair Trap!”
Tag Archives: I-539
E-2 Investor Visa Joy
With the rising popularity of Shark Tank, Creatives, Entrepreneurs & IPOs being lauded as lucrative career goals for young people; the ability to forge international business relationships has become invaluable. The reality is that young people connect with each other internationally everyday, and they are starting to realize they’re not bound within hisContinue reading “E-2 Investor Visa Joy”
When a Non-US Citizen Needs to Hire Both an Immigration & Criminal Attorney…Is it Possible to Hire Two for the Price of One?
In short, the answer is yes! But it’s not a ‘simple’ yes as explained below. A non-U.S. citizen residing in the United States is always subject to severe immigration consequences whenever facing criminal charges such as larceny, drug use (including marijuana), or driving under the influence. As an illustration, a student who is in F-1Continue reading “When a Non-US Citizen Needs to Hire Both an Immigration & Criminal Attorney…Is it Possible to Hire Two for the Price of One?”
Winning the H1-B Lottery
Recently, we had an individual who came to our office flabbergasted that despite winning the H-1B visa lottery; and getting a chance to legally work as a professional in the United States, she was ultimately denied a work visa.. Her biggest mistake, was to prepare and file her visa application pro se without any guidanceContinue reading “Winning the H1-B Lottery”
When Temporary Protection Status Is No longer an Option…Think PERM!
With the sunsetting of Work Authorization through Temporary Protected Status (TPS) fast approaching, thousands of employees will no longer be able to legally work and remain in the United States. Several countries such as El Salvador and Honduras will no longer have TPS; and seeking new work and status options is essential. TPS will beContinue reading “When Temporary Protection Status Is No longer an Option…Think PERM!”
Pause Please! Have You Considered the J-1? When Work Visas are for a Mutually Beneficial Goal
On behalf of ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm posted September 30, 2016. Pause..Wait! Attention Foreign national professionals and U.S. Employers. Before you give up on Foreign Visa work options, have you considered the J-1 visa? Many employers and foreign professionals believe that an H-1B visa is the only visa available to temporarily hire foreign professionalsContinue reading “Pause Please! Have You Considered the J-1? When Work Visas are for a Mutually Beneficial Goal”