The O-1B is an employment based nonimmigrant classification for artists who have garnered a high level of distinction in their field. Sometimes informally called [...]
I’m an immigrant and I’ve been arrested, will I be deported under President Trump’s Executive Actions? What can I do to protect myself from deportation after an arrest?
In his first week of office, President Trump signed several Executive Actions, among them three that directly relate to immigration. One order, Enhancing Public [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. was just awarded the Client's Choice award from AVVO. AVVO is a lead lawyer review tool where clients can post star [...]
Each year, the United States admits thousands of foreign nationals to work in various industries around the country. Many of these foreign nationals work [...]
We just obtained an E-2 visa approval for a French National that applied for his E-2 visa at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The [...]
The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa which allows U.S. employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in specialty occupations. To qualify for the visa, the [...]
An E-2 visa allow a foreign national to purchase or invest in a company in the U.S. and obtain a visa for an indefinite [...]
What is the Cuban Adjustment Act? Have there been changes to the Cuban Adjustment Act since the repeal of the “wet foot/dry foot” policy?
When an individual applies for a green card within the United States, an application is submitted for an adjustment of status to lawful permanent [...]
What to do after you visa application has been denied? My visa application has been denied, what can I do when I reapply?
Scott Legal, P.C. has worked on hundreds of immigration cases and have seen a wide spectrum of cases ranging from humanitarian cases to immigrant [...]
What Does Marginality Mean for an E-2 Visa? How Do I Prove That My E-2 Business is Not Marginal? Do I have to Hire U.S. Workers if I Get an E-2 Visa?
The E-2 Investor visa is a nonimmigrant visa available to foreign investors and entrepreneurs who want to start and run a business in the [...]
One of the most frequent questions we get from potential clients is “how much do I have to spend to qualify for an E-2 [...]
E-2 Visa Approved for Canadian National for Gas Station at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto after Applicant Had Been Denied Before he Came to Us 4 Times
We just received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Canadian national treaty investor. [...]
New Regulations Expand Eligibility for 10-day Grace Periods and Add 60-Day Grace Period for Many Nonimmigrant Workers.
On January 17, 2017, a new rule aimed at the retention of immigrant workers and program improvements for high-skilled nonimmigrant workers went into effect. [...]
The Executive Orders signed on January 27th, 2017 have created anxiety for the international community and unexpected questions related to the administration of immigration [...]