The EB-5 Visa now allows investors to pool their money together in order to receive U.S. Immigration Permanent Visa benefits. On July 12, 2022, USCIS posted an updated revision for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, accommodates the mandates contained in the recently passed EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (RIA). The newContinue reading “EB-5 Visa: To pool or not to pool”
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PERM Labor Cert
Today we discuss a very popular question that we get and that is “Do I have to advertise to hire a US Worker?” There are two situations where the answer is yes, and we discuss one of them today!!
L-1A’s – Open Your Office & Create Your Lifestyle in the United States
The first step of opening an L-1A company in the United States is visiting to see how you like the United States. The lifestyle is ideal for entrepreneurs interested in increasing their income. The next step is opening a company in the United States. The United States Company has to be the Petitioner. The BeneficiaryContinue reading “L-1A’s – Open Your Office & Create Your Lifestyle in the United States”
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!”
When Seasons Change…The H-2B Work Visa Option
A much overlooked work visa option by professional and non-professional industries alike is the H-2B work visa. It is a great option if your business or organization experiences cycles or seasons. Our staff lawyers enjoy representing and preparing various work visas for clients to meet their foreign national hiring needs. It’s an opportunity to thinkContinue reading “When Seasons Change…The H-2B Work Visa Option”
Yes…Accounting Statements Really Matter When Pursing a Business, Work or Investor Visa in the United States
If you are a startup company, or a U.S. employer seeking to hire a foreign national on a work visa, you may know that the legal process is highly technical and complex. Often our clients have difficulties in writing a business plan that meets the U.S. federal regulations needed to receive an approved temporary orContinue reading “Yes…Accounting Statements Really Matter When Pursing a Business, Work or Investor Visa in the United States”
Business and Employment Immigration Corner: Visitor Visas
In response to our clients concerns regarding whether a B-2 visitor visa is appropriate to travel for business or employment opportunities, we provide a brief explanation below. The B-1/B-2 visa category is often confusing. Foreign nationals falsely believe they automatically have been granted permission to conduct business and employment activities on a B-1/B-2. However,Continue reading “Business and Employment Immigration Corner: Visitor Visas”