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L-1s and TNs Border Processing – A Dramatic Change Ahead

In another effort to tighten legal immigration, CBP and USCIS announced in a conference call that they are rolling out a pilot program to eliminate “on-the-spot” L-1s and TNs NAFTA adjudications at the border. The program will first be implemented at the Blaine Washington State port of entry starting April 30, 2018. The current in-person border application will be replaced with a mail-in application, which might take 3-5 days of adjudication through the California Service Center, […]

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Immigration Success Story: L-1A Visa for a Canadian Business Executive

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 […]

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What is an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)?

eTA is a new entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. It became mandatory on March 2016 and allows Canada to screen travellers before they arrive. What is an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)? eTA is a new entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. It will become mandatory on March 15, 2016 and allows Canada to screen travellers before they arrive. The authorization is electronically linked to […]

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