What are the Steps Required for an E-2 Visa? What do I Have to do to Get an E-2 Visa?

An E-2 visa is an investor visa that allows entrepreneurs or business owners to either start or purchase a business in the U.S.  You can find out more about the full set of E-2 visa requirements by clicking here.  One of the first questions our clients ask us during an

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L-1A Visa Approved for Indian National Executive of Basmati Rice Company filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an L-1A visa for an Indian national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved for an executive of a basmati rice company based in India. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your L-1A visa and Corporate needs.  Past results do not predict

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What Happens After I Submit an Immigration Petition? What are the different responses I can get when I submit an Immigration Petition to the Government?

When an applicant submits an immigration petition to the U.S. government there are a number of different possible outcomes.  The best outcome is, of course, an approval but there are other possibilities.  The possibilities depend on a number of factors including whether you are applying for an immigration benefit at

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A New Immigration Rule that May Help You – Can I get a green card if I live in the U.S. without any legal status? What is the New Provisional Waiver Rule?

In most cases, a person must have some sort of legal status in order to apply for and obtain a green card in the U.S.  There are exceptions; however, for the majority of cases, if you are out of status, you won’t be able to get a green card while

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H-1B Visa Approved for British National Employee of Recruitment Firm filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an H-1B visa for a British national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved for an employee of a recruitment firm focused on specialist markets across the Financial, Industry & Commerce and Professional Services. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of

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Ano ang Patakarang Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy at Paano Ito Makakatulong sa mga Kamag-anak ng Pilipinong Beteranong Sundalo?

Ano ang Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy (FWVP Policy)? Ang FWVP Policy ay isang discretionary na desisyon ng U.S. Citizenship at Immigration Services (USCIS) na nagpapahintulot sa mga miyembro ng pamilya ng Filipino World War II Veterans na may naaprubahang Form I-130 petitions na manirahan sa Estados Unidos

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E-2 Visa Renewal Approved for Romanian National at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

We recently received an approval at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for an E-2 visa renewal filed on behalf of a Romanian national treaty investor. The investor purchased an auto repair business and has successfully run the business for the past two years. Please note that past results do not predict future

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L-1A New Office Executive Visa Approved for Iranian National

We recently received an approval at for an L-1A New Office visa filed on behalf of an Iranian national Executive. The business is a general trading company that exports grain and agricultural machinery. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your

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H-1B News: USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

USCIS announced on May 2, 2016, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Additionally, USCIS is transferring some Form I-129 H-1B cap subject petitions from

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New Trends in RFE Requests as H-1B Season Approaches – Stay Informed

It is almost H-1B Visa season!  USCIS will start accepting H-1B applications on April 1, 2016.  Over 100,000 H-1B Visas applications are expected to be submitted to USCIS, but only 85,000 will be accepted—the regular H-1B Visa Cap is 65,000 and the US Master Degree H-1B Visa Cap is 20,000

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