Now more than ever, it is crucial to proactively prepare visa applications, over-document the filing, and work in partnership. We can’t do it alone. We’re grateful to our clients who help us help them to achieve their goals, as expressed by one remarkable and proactive H-1B client. “I’m very glad that my company hired Marks Gray to submit my H-1B visa application, especially this year due to the volatile nature of the visa process. Giselle […]Continue Reading
What Your Foreign Business Needs to Know About Working in the U.S.
As the world’s largest market and the land of opportunities, the United States attracts many foreign businesses seeking to grow. These businesses often have a difficult time finding qualified workers to fill critical and unique jobs. In many cases, foreign businesses need to hire non-U.S. nationals for their U.S. operations. Unfortunately, they find that U.S. immigration law is very complex and ever-changing. Annual quotas and other intricacies of the system make the timing of applications […]Continue Reading
FAQs about the Cap-Gap and H-1B Petitions Still Pending Adjudication
Are you and your employees still waiting for a cap-subject H-1B petition adjudication? You are not alone. Foreign nationals and their employers have been facing more uncertainty, scrutiny, and challenges over the last two years. Since filings currently cannot be upgraded to premium processing, we may be waiting well beyond September for USCIS to complete the adjudication of these pending petitions. Here are answers to FAQs to help you and your employees plan for an […]Continue Reading
As a two-time immigrant, Giselle knows the process from both sides. She recently shared her immigration story with the non-profit Generation W. Read her story.Continue Reading
Tips for Business Owners: Carefully Select and Protect Trademarks
A trademark identifies a product’s source. It helps customers differentiate your business from competitors. If you develop a good reputation, customers know they can trust products bearing your trademark. Service marks are close cousins to trademarks and serve a similar purpose. They just identify the source of services, instead of goods. But not all logos or business names qualify for registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the accompanying protections. Consider […]Continue Reading