Can I travel while my extension of status is pending? Yes, if you have an extension application pending, it is possible to travel without [...]
During election campaign, Donald Trump was a vocal critic of the H-1B system claiming that the visa program stole jobs from American workers. As [...]
Does an L Visa lead to a Green Card? I am on an L-1 visa and want to apply for a green card. What are my options?
What is an L-1 visa? An L-1 visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to [...]
Will DACA become obsolete under the Trump administration? Am I in danger of being deported if I have DACA?
Will DACA become obsolete under President Trump? Amid recent immigration raids as well as arrests and detention of individuals paroled under the Deferred Action [...]
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. To be eligible for an H-1B visa, [...]
We have developed a power point presentation on the key business immigration visas that a company can consider. We have conducted this presentation with [...]
What is an E-3 Visa? What are the Requirements of an E-3 Visa? Is an E-3 Visa the same as an H-1B visa?
For Australian nationals seeking to live and work in the United States, an E-3 visa may be an excellent option. The E-3 visa classification [...]
How long do I have to wait for an asylum interview? Can I get work authorization while I am waiting for my asylum interview?
Asylum is a humanitarian immigration benefit applied for by individuals who fear severe harm or persecution if they return to their country of origin. [...]
What are my rights if Immigration Enforcement (ICE) comes to my home? What if ICE Comes to My Home to Deport Me?
In the last few weeks, Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has introduced mandates that suggest a shift from focusing resources on certain individuals targeted for [...]
President Trump has signed the much anticipated new travel ban that stops the issuance of visas and does not allow entry of nationals to [...]
What is an E-1 Treaty Trader Visa? What are the Requirements for an E-1 Visa? What are the Differences between an E-2 and E-1 Visa?
An E-1 visa is a Treaty Trader Visa and allows nationals from certain countries to live and work in the United States to engage [...]
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 [...]
Each year, the United States admits thousands of foreign nationals to work in various industries around the country. Many of these foreign nationals work [...]
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 [...]