USCIS and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) have announced that they are extending the joint agency pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant [...]
For business owners and entrepreneurs interested in expanding their business in the U.S. market, one important question is which U.S. visa is right for [...]
USCIS Ombudsman Annual Report Confirms Continued Processing Delays and Emphasizes Anti-Fraud Initiatives
In the Annual Report to Congress, USCIS Ombudsman Julie Kirchner has addressed several anti-fraud initiatives that have caused delays and longer processing times for [...]
Do I have to be an established specialist in my field to get an L-1B visa? How can employees that are newer to their industry prove they have specialized knowledge?
L-1 visas are available for employees who are being transferred to the U.S. by a foreign company that has a qualifying relationship with the [...]
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on March 28, 2018 that, starting from April 30, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection [...]
L-1A签证允许海外公司将他们的管理人员，行政人员，或专业人员转移到美国公司担任相同的职务，条件是这些人员在过去三年中至少连续一年在这家海外公司工作。美国公司必须与这家海外公司有合格关系，这意味着它必须是海外公司的分支机构：子公司、母公司、或附属公司。 那些在海外和在美国有业务活动的公司可以利用L-1A签证、已经在海外成立的公司、希望在美国开设新办事处也可以利用L-1A签证。后者还需要满足其他的要求。您可以在这里阅读有关L-1A新办公室签证要求的更多信息。 […]
我想给员工申请L-1签证，我是否需要提供本公司的商业计划书？ 需要。通常所有L-1签证申请都应该包含美国公司的商业计划书。然而，取决于公司的规模大小以及是否是新办公室的L签证申请，商业计划书的重要性会不一样。如果你有一家小公司并且计划在美国开设新办事处，那么商业计划书对你的签证申请至关重要。大型跨国公司在申请中也应包含商业计划书，但总体而言，商业计划书就没有那么重要。 […]
We just had an L-1B employee approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The application was approved for 3 years for a U.S. business that sells proprietary software products. The [...]
如果一个外国公司派遣员工到本公司在美国设立的公司工作，为员工申请L-1签证是个很好的选择。对于试图在美国开设新办事处的外国公司而言，L签证也是一个很好的选择。 员工必须具备一套特定的技能并且必须是经理/主管人员或者有特定的专业知识。 在过去，L签证相对容易得到批准，但近几年要求补件（RFE）和被拒绝的L签证申请的数量急剧增加。 对于申请专业知识类别的申请人或寻求延期新办公室签证的申请人来说尤其如此。 相对较严的审查使得L签证成为难度较高的签证。 […]
The U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey announced that it is resuming limited visa processing services of nonimmigrant visas at U.S. Consular posts in Turkey. [...]
Do all companies have to disclose sensitive financial information to get L-1 petitions approved? If my company is large and successful, what do I have to submit to get an L-1 petition approved?
The L-1 visa allows companies abroad to transfer executives, managers and employees with specialized skills and knowledge to U.S. companies with whom they have [...]
How Do You Draft the Personnel Section of the Business Plan? The Personnel Section of a Business Plan Explained.
One of the key sections of a Business Plan is the section that describes the plan to grow or scale the business. This often [...]
The L-1B visa category allows employers outside the U.S. to transfer employees with specialized knowledge to a U.S. company that is a branch, affiliate, [...]
What is a Business Plan? Do I need a Business Plan for my E-2 Visa Application? Do I need a Business Plan for my L-1 Visa?
The E-2 visa can be granted to certain foreign nationals who want to invest in and start a business in the US that would [...]
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 [...]
L-1A Visas: How do I determine if the U.S. Company has been operating or doing business for more than one year?
An L-1A visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to a U.S. office or open [...]
Rules for an L-1A visa for a new office. How do I prove my U.S. company will be doing business in the United States if the company has not started operations yet?
The L-1A visa allows companies abroad to transfer employees who have been working for them in managerial, executive or specialized knowledge roles for at [...]
When an investor or foreign company wants to start operations in the United States they can select between three possible investor visas including an [...]
What does it mean that a company needs a qualifying relationship to sponsor an L1A visa? What is a “qualifying relationship” in the context of 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 a U.S. office [...]
Getting an L-1A visa for a new office: How to make the most of your time and prepare for the renewal. Some Effective L-1A New Office Strategies
An L-1A visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to a U.S. office [...]
What is an L-1A visa? An L-1A visa permits a foreign employer to transfer an employee to a managerial or executive role at a [...]
Quiero patrocinar a un empleado para una visa L-1. ¿Necesito un plan de negocio para mi compañía? Si, generalmente, todas las peticiones para la L-1 [...]
Foreign nationals who wish to start their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate the complicated regulatory scheme that includes immigration law, [...]
As Published in Forbes on September 6, 2013. Click here to see article on Forbes. While America is often called the land of opportunity, [...]
Want to Start A Business In The U.S.? Which Immigration Visa You Should Select If You Are An Entrepreneur, Investor or Business Owner
Many foreign nationals who want to start a business in the United States have asked the lawyers at Scott Legal, P.C. to explain the [...]