We just had an B-1 extension approval at the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The applicant was granted an extension of B-1 business visitor status [...]
Four months after Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana use and certain commercial activities, Canadian travelers who are [...]
Due to low workload, USCIS will permanently close the Moscow field office on March 29, 2019. The last day the field office will accept [...]
We just had an E-2 employee visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The visa was approved for 5 years for an architect. [...]
Scott Legal P.C. just had an E-2 visa approval for an investor in Toronto for a headhunting recruiter business for a National from Canada. [...]
Starting on March 1, 2019, H visa and L visa interviews in Mainland China will only be conducted at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, [...]
Scott Legal P.C. was hired to write a business plan for an E-2 visa and the E-2 visa was just approved. The application was [...]
What is the Process for a Green Card if I Marry a U.S. Citizen? How do I get a Green Card through Marriage? What are the ways to get a Green Card?
There are three common ways to get a green card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen. This post summarizes the three different options. Obtaining [...]
The Department of Homeland Security has announced in an advanced copy of the new H-1B regulation that the cap registration system will be postponed [...]
On January 14, 2019, USCIS sent the final version of the new H-1B cap registration rule to the Office of Management and Budget. Today, [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had another approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for an E-2 visa. The visa was granted for 5 years [...]
USCIS has announced today that applicants who have a pending asylum application with USCIS can now check their case status online here. Only asylum [...]
Routine visa services at the U.S. mission in Caracas have been suspended indefinitely as tension between the United States and Venezuela rises. Foreign nationals [...]
We just had an E-2 employee visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in London for an E-2 supervisory employee. The applicant will be the [...]
E-2 employee visa approval for a Non-Vessel Owning Common Carrier and Freight Forwarder at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul
We just had an E-2 employee visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul for an E-2 managerial employee. The applicant is a Regional [...]
USCIS has announced that it will resume premium processing on January 28, 2019 for all pending FY 2019 H-1B cap petitions, including those eligible [...]
President Trump announced on Friday, 35 days after the initial shutdown, that a continuing resolutions bill has been tabled to reopen the government for [...]
Ian E. Scott will be a speaker on the E-2 panel at the National American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Conference in Orlando this June. [...]
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge George Hazel began trial on lawsuits challenging the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. [...]
Last November, the Trump Administration requested the Supreme Court to expedite and consolidate review of challenges to its decision to terminate the Deferred Action [...]
Will the definition of public charge change under the current administration? What does this mean for green card applicants?
On October 10, 2018 a proposed rule was published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), which seeks to change the definition of [...]
What is Continuous Residence and Physical Presence? Do I need to satisfy both of them to apply for U.S. citizenship?
Two requirements that you need to satisfy to become a U.S. citizen are continuous residence and physical presence. Even though these requirements may sound [...]
What if I am a derivative beneficiary in a green card application and I age out before the green card application is approved? Am I still eligible for a green card?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: Your uncle is a United States citizen and you want to immigrate to the United States. You cannot file [...]
Are my spouse and children eligible for green cards if I did not include them on my green card application? What are follow-to-join benefits?
If you were married or had children at the time your green card application was approved and your spouse or children did not apply [...]
USCIS has sent the final version of the new H-1B cap registration rule to the Office of Management and Budget, moving the proposal closer [...]
In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced two months to [...]
What is Administrative Processing? What Does Administrative Processing Mean? How long can I Stay in Administrative Processing? Why was I placed in Administrative Processing?
When you apply for a visa (For example, E-2, B-1, H1-B, O-1) at a Consulate, there are several possible outcomes. The visa can be [...]
We are three weeks into the government shutdown since December 21, 2018 and the following is an update on different immigration agencies and services. [...]
Can An E-2 Visa Denial be Appealed? What Happens if My E-2 Visa is Denied? What can you do if your E-2 visa has been Denied?
Scott Legal, P.C. has processed hundreds of E-2 visa applications and the firm has an approval rate of approximately 97%. (past results do not [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had an E-2 visa approval in Melbourne Australia. Australian nationals can be granted an E-2 visa for 4 years and [...]
Have there been any Changes to the E-2 visa under Trump? Is an E-2 visa harder to get now? Have E-2 Visas Changed? Are there New Rules for E-2 Visas?
An E-2 visa is a visa that allows foreign nationals to come to the U.S. to either purchase or start a business. The visa [...]
E-2 Visa approval for a Business Consulting Company at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for a National of Italy
We just had an E-2 Investor visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The applicant was granted the visa for 5 years and the [...]
H-1B approval for cap-subject H-1B at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services for a Management Analyst
We just received an H-1B approval from U.S.Citizenship & Immigration Services for a cap-subject H-1B. The H-1B was approved after a Request for Evidence questioning [...]
Rozbehnúť váš vlastný business v Spojených Štátoch mohlo byť vždy niečo nad čím ste premýšlali a o čom ste vždy snívali. Ja, Ian E. Scott, som nad [...]
On November 28, 2018, the House of Representatives approved a legislation that will allow Irish nationals to apply for an E-3 visa. The legislation [...]