Scott Legal, P.C. just had an E-2 visa approval at the U.S. consulate in Toronto for a management consulting company that offers services to [...]
What is humanitarian reinstatement? What happens if my petitioning family member passes away before my visa is available?
Anyone who has gone through the family based immigration process knows that it can take a very long time, sometime years or even decades, [...]
What is a 204(l) or relief for surviving relatives? What happens if my petitioning relative dies before I adjust to a green card holder? What happens if I am the derivative beneficiary of an application and the principal beneficiary dies before I adjust to a green card holder?
Immigration relief for families is in many cases tied to a petitioning family member (a principal), or in other instances, it is tied to [...]
On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services announced that it was delaying the effective date of [...]
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What are Common Reasons for E-2 Visa Denials? Why Are E-2 Visas Denied? My E-2 Visa Was Denied, What should I Do?
An E-2 visa is an excellent way to live and work in the U.S. if you wish to start or buy a business. There [...]
If you’ve ever filled out USCIS forms, you have no doubt come across references to “A Numbers”. This can easily be confused with an [...]
Are extraordinary ability visas available for professions outside of the arts? What do I need to show to qualify for an extraordinary ability visa if I am not in the arts?
The O visa, which is a classification for people with extraordinary ability, is often used by people with professions in the arts as its [...]
Having a nonimmigrant visa application denied produces a number of very real setbacks for the applicant. In the case of an E-2 visa, typically [...]
Under certain circumstances, E-2 visa holders may seek permanent status in the US and apply for a green card. It is important to note [...]
TN Visas in the Graphic Design Job Category: A Job Description in an Ever-Broadening Category of Employment
Scott Legal has increasingly been filing TN visas for Canadian and Mexican NAFTA professionals seeking entry into the U.S. in the Graphic Designer occupation [...]
A TN visa is a visa available to Canadians and Mexicans and is based on a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The visa [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. is an immigration law firm founded on an E-2 visa. Our firm has processed hundreds of successful E-2 visa applications and [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had a TN visa approval for a graphic designer in Toronto. The designer worked for a rug manufacturer and made [...]
Does My Spouse have to Apply for an E-2 Visa at the Same Time as Me? Can my Spouse Apply for an E-2 Visa Later?
Does My Spouse have to Apply for an E-2 Visa at the Same Time as Me? Can my Spouse Apply for an E-2 Visa [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. is an immigration law firm founded on an E-2 visa. Our founder is Canadian and the initial application was processed at [...]
I have an employee on OPT. Are they eligible for the STEM extension? What are the employer and student obligations under the STEM OPT program?
What is OPT? If you are a foreign national in the U.S. on an F-1 visa you can participate in temporary employment that is [...]
“Cap Gap” is the government’s solution to a problem that many F-1 students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) who had successfully filed an H-1B [...]
What are the New Visa Vetting Procedures? What is Extreme Vetting? What is the Form DS-5535 and will it affect my application?
On March 6, 2017, the White House issued a Memorandum which directed the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and others to [...]
The E-2 visa allows foreign nationals from certain countries to buy or start a for-profit business in the U.S. that meets certain requirements. The [...]
Acquisition of citizenship is the legal term given to children born to U.S. citizens abroad who automatically become U.S. citizens at birth. Simply being [...]
Scott Legal, P.C., just had an E-2 Visa Approval for French National at U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The business was a consulting business that [...]