Immigration Business Plan for L-1s and E-2 Investors Visas L-1 and E-2 Treaty Investors Visas Background L-1 Visas are a useful and effective vehicle for multinational companies to establish or expand their presence in the U.S., and to bring qualified personnel. For example, the owner or manager of a manufacturing company abroad who wishes to expand to the U.S. could be sponsored for this visa. A staff member who possesses specialized knowledge of the company’s […]Continue Reading
What should I do before the immigration interview?
What should I do before the interview? Obtain one (1) 2×2 passport-style photograph. Complete the online Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application, Form DS-160, which can be accessed at https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/ and print the confirmation page with barcode. pay the visa application fee and print the payment receipt. Schedule your interview and print the interview appointment confirmation. What should I do to prepare for the interview? Review all paperwork for accuracy and to ensure that you have all […]Continue Reading
The NVC is a Department of State (DOS) facility that handles immigrant visa-processing. They act as a liaison between USCIS, the green card applicant(s) and the consular post abroad. What is the National Visa Center (NVC)? The NVC is a Department of State (DOS) facility that handles immigrant visa-processing. They act as a liaison between USCIS, the green card applicant(s) and the consular post abroad. After USCIS approves your immigrant petition (I-130 or I-140), USCIS […]Continue Reading
How does the DACA, DAPA and SCOTUS U.S. v. Texas Decision affect me?
FAQ: DACA, DAPA and SCOTUS U.S. v. Texas Decision About the Decision: On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued a one-sentence per curium ruling in U.S. v. Texas, simply stating “The judgement is affirmed by an equally divided court”. This 4-4 decision left in place the Fifth Circuit ruling blocking the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). […]Continue Reading
To download a PDF version, click here. What is the National Visa Center (NVC)? The NVC is a Department of State (DOS) facility that handles immigrant visa processing. They act as a liaison between USCIS, the green card applicant(s) and the consular post abroad.Continue Reading
The demand for cap-subject H-1Bs is again expected to be high in 2017. Therefore, it is imperative that employers, employees, and their immigration counsel start petition preparations early. Establishing job descriptions, salary, O*Net codes, DOL registration, posting required notices, and credential verification are only a few of the details that must be considered during preparation. What is the H-1B visa? The H-1B visa classification is designed for foreign workers who will be employed in a […]Continue Reading