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Temporary Work Visas – TN Specifics

You may be in the United States on a B-1 business visitor visa or are considering applying for admission as a B-1 business visitor because you would like to start a new business or to explore establishing one in the United States.  You may be thinking of visiting the United States to find office space, […]

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Immigration Status NOT Visa Status

Avoid using the term ‘visa status’ when ‘immigration status’ is meant. People who are required to do so make application for a “visa stamp” from the US Department of State at a US Consulate or Embassy OUTSIDE of the USA. This visa stamp is like a movie theatre ticket. It’s required to get in, but […]

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Investor Visa Options

“To invest or not to invest,” that is the question. While I cannot tell you whether to invest or not, I can guide you through the labyrinth of U.S. investment visa options. Investor Option #1: E-2 Treaty Investor Visa To qualify for E-2 Treaty Investor Visa, you must be a national of a country with […]

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Retaining Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigration Cases

According to the applicable rules and guidelines, an individual can retain the priority date from an approved I-140 petition for EB-1, EB-2, or EB-3 for a subsequently approved EB-1, EB-2, or EB-3 petition as long as the previously approved I-140 was not revoked for fraud or misrepresentation. For example, a foreign national will be able […]

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Nonimmigrant Visa

The United States offers many nonimmigrant visa options. In fact, most foreign nationals can qualify for three or more nonimmigrant visa options. However, the type of visa you initially choose may have a direct impact on your ability to subsequently immigrate to the United States. All people who enter the United States on nonimmigrant visas […]

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Visa Options

HOW DO I OBTAIN A U.S. VISA? A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must be in possession of a valid unexpired passport issued by his or her country of citizenship. This individual may apply for a visa, which is placed on his or her passport. This may be […]

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How do I Demonstrate an Employer-Employee Relationship if I own the Company?

If you own your company you may be able to demonstrate that an employer-employee relationship exists if the control of your work is exercised by others.  For example, if your company has a board of directors, preferred shareholders, investors, or other factors that show your organization has the right to control the terms and conditions […]

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DHS Launches Known Employer Pilot Program

WASHINGTON – JANUARY 08: The Department of Homeland Security main complex is shown January 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered DHS to “aggressively pursue” advanced screening technology and to fix gaps in the way intelligence is distributed, analyzed and compared to watch lists used to identify potential threats against the […]

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