The Marks Gray Immigration Team regularly helps clients with L-1A Visas for Intra-Company Transferees – Executive or Manager. This month, we are highlighting the success story of a Canadian employee at a virtual queuing technology company. The candidate first came to the United States in 2011 on an L-1B visa, which is for intracompany transferees with specialized knowledge. He was fortunate enough to be promoted to an executive position, which made him eligible for an […]Continue Reading
Giselle is proud to have been selected by her peers for inclusion in Attorney at Law Magazine First Coast’s Women in Law 2017 special issue. From the article: “These women have proven themselves to be exceptional professionals and standout legal minds. Please join us in congratulating each of them for the accomplishments they have achieved in their respective careers.” Read the full article here.Continue Reading
FAQ about What Happens after Your Petition Is Filed
Congratulations! Your petition has been filed and accepted by USCIS. We have successfully completed another significant step in your immigration case. But you are likely wondering, “What happens next?” This document answers the most frequently asked questions we receive from clients about this phase of your process. 1. How long will it take for USCIS to process my case? Once the petition is filed with USCIS, the review and adjudication process also takes time. Processing […]Continue Reading
Book Excerpt: Can I Change from L-1B to L-1A Status?
Here is an excerpt from the “L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visas” chapter in Giselle Carson’s book Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options for Employers, Foreign Nationals, and Graduating Students, which is available for purchase on Amazon. Can I change from L-1B to L-1A status? Yes, if you are promoted to manager or executive, your employer can file a new petition to amend your status to L-1A. To be eligible to benefit from the […]Continue Reading
On July 17, 2017, USCIS released a revised Form I-9 and the Handbook for Employers. You may begin using the new form immediately, but it is not required until September 18, 2017. Until then, you may continue to use the Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N. You should also continue to follow existing storage and retention rules for all previously completed Form I-9s. Here is what HR professionals need to know about […]Continue Reading