Trips to the U.S. may impact L-1 eligibility and applicants should discuss these potential impacts with an immigration attorney prior to applying for the L-1.
Khadija DerrickJune 8, 2023
If you have a valid L1 visa you can leave the US even without an Advance parole and it will not impact your green card petition.
The L1 visa can be a great option where there are two affiliated entities doing business, one in a foreign country and one in the United States, and an executive, manager, or specialized employee seeks to enter the U.S. to…
Khadija DerrickApril 18, 2023
The E-2 and L-1 visas can each be great visa options for Canadian citizens. One big benefit of the L-1 is that Canadians can apply for this visa directly at a port of entry.
Khadija DerrickApril 13, 2023
The State Department is set to unveil a pilot program that allows H and L visa holders to renew their visas without having to leave the country.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 14, 2023
To properly support an L1A petition for a manager or executive, a detailed organizational chart should be submitted including employee names, salary, and education, and a detailed breakdown of job duties which should be supervisory in nature.
Khadija DerrickJanuary 27, 2023
L-1 RFEs are very common and petitioners should be prepared to submit documentary evidence with detailed explanations to prove they meet the L-1 requirements.
Khadija DerrickJanuary 26, 2023
If you own a company both in your home country and in the U.S., you may qualify for both an E-2 and an L-1 visa.
Khadija DerrickDecember 19, 2022
L-1 applicants can be transferred to the U.S. to work in a different role than the one they held while working abroad.
Khadija DerrickNovember 28, 2022
Employers considering which employees qualify as L-1A managers should consider the specific job duties of the employee and their subordinates and staffing hierarchy of the company.
Khadija DerrickOctober 14, 2022
The 1-year foreign employment period will be adjusted if you are currently working for the US sponsoring employer in the US on some other employment visa.
Khadija DerrickAugust 25, 2022
We just had an L-1visa approved for an executive approved at the Port of Entry in Oroville, Washington. This was an L-1 border filing.
Khadija DerrickAugust 23, 2022
We just had an L-1A employee visa approval for a new office at the U.S. Embassy in London. The petition was first approved by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services and the applicant then went to the Embassy for the visa…
Khadija DerrickAugust 17, 2022
USCIS expanded the ability of E, H-4, or L nonimmigrant dependent spouses to qualify for an automatic extension of work authorization for up to 180 days.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 17, 2022
L-1A can be a great choice for foreign business owners looking to expand in the US. Be sure to check the requirements and carefully prepare your evidence.
Khadija DerrickJanuary 7, 2022
Canadians can apply for TN, L-1, B-1 at the border, and must take care to choose the right category to not risk denial.
Khadija DerrickDecember 28, 2021
If you are a Canadian citizen, you can quickly obtain US work authorization by applying at the border for a TN or L1 visa.
Khadija DerrickNovember 25, 2021
On November 10, 2021, after litigation between the American Immigration Lawyers Association and USCIS, USCIS has announced that L-2 visa holders will no longer be required to apply for work authorization to work in the United States.
Khadija DerrickNovember 10, 2021
If you are a Canadian national, you can apply for the initial L-1 status at the border, to renew you must file an extension of status petition with USCIS.
Khadija DerrickSeptember 14, 2021