The Purpose Driven Visa

The Wider Scope of B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa Explained The B-1 and B-2 visa has mistakenly been limited and labeled as the ‘Tourist visa’. However, it is better referred to as the Visitor visa, which extends way beyond the purpose of touring the United States.  Rather, the purpose for which a Foreign National can visit theContinue reading “The Purpose Driven Visa”

Know Your F-1 Student ‘Immigrants Rights’

No…. F-1 students, if you run out of money before finishing your program your only option is not to “depart the United States”. Well-meaning university and college Designated Student Officers (“DSO”) fail to inform international students of their immigration “rights”. This short article post outlines your U.S. Immigration rights in the event your student visaContinue reading “Know Your F-1 Student ‘Immigrants Rights’”

Avoiding the 60 Day Au Pair Trap!

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!”

Visas & Viruses

How to Navigate Your Visa or “Non-Visa” ESTA Status During a Pandemic “All flights are cancelled; I am here on a 90 day visa waiver; and it expires next week what should I do”? These are questions our lawyers at ScottVassell & LeeCC answer daily. We hope this short article post will reduce anxiety andContinue reading “Visas & Viruses”

How To Avoid Denial of Entry to the United States due to Conflicting Immigration Intent

When filing for a spouse to become a Permanent Resident of the United States at a US Consulate abroad, can your spouse travel to visit the United States while the process is pending? This is a tricky question. In order to successfully apply and be admitted to the United States as aB1 B2 visitor, youContinue reading “How To Avoid Denial of Entry to the United States due to Conflicting Immigration Intent”