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How has the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order impacted L-1 visas? Will this change under a Biden/Harris administration? ImmigrationL-1 VisaWhite House & President Immigration News

How has the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order impacted L-1 visas? Will this change under a Biden/Harris administration?

In 2017, President Trump signed the Buy American, Hire American (“BAHA”) Executive order. This Executive Order sought to protect the interests of U.S. workers in the administration of the U.S. immigration system and prevent abuse and fraud. For L-1 visas,…
February 2, 2021
If I own a company abroad can I come to the U.S. on an L-1? Can company owners qualify as L-1 managers or executives? ImmigrationL-1 Visa

If I own a company abroad can I come to the U.S. on an L-1? Can company owners qualify as L-1 managers or executives?

The L-1A visa allows companies abroad that have qualifying relationships with U.S. companies to transfer employees  to the U.S. For the L-1A, the employees must be coming to the U.S. to work in managerial or executive positions. For the L-1B,…
February 1, 2021
L-1 Renewal Considerations: What is the process to renew an L-1 visa? What information will the government want to see for a successful renewal? ImmigrationL-1 Visa

L-1 Renewal Considerations: What is the process to renew an L-1 visa? What information will the government want to see for a successful renewal?

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 or open a new office in the United States. L-1A visas are granted to managers or executives while…
January 21, 2021
Can L-1 employees work remotely? Do employers need to file anything with the government if the worksite location changes for L-1 employees? ImmigrationL-1 Visa

Can L-1 employees work remotely? Do employers need to file anything with the government if the worksite location changes for L-1 employees?

Due to COVID-19 many companies had to rethink their workplace arrangements in 2020. Some companies had employees work remotely while others temporarily shut down or furloughed employees. As local requirements and lockdown restrictions have shifted, some companies have gone back…
December 22, 2020
What is an L-1A managerial visa? How do I know if I meet the requirements? Is there a certain number of people I have to manage in order to qualify? ImmigrationL-1 Visa

What is an L-1A managerial visa? How do I know if I meet the requirements? Is there a certain number of people I have to manage in order to qualify?

The L-1A visa can be used by companies abroad to transfer managers or executives to the U.S. to work at an established U.S. company or to form a new office. The U.S. company must have a qualifying relationship with the…
December 21, 2020
I am on an L-1 and my company is sponsoring me for a green card. Once my green card petition is filed and I receive my work authorization, do I need to extend my L-1 visa? ImmigrationL-1 Visa

I am on an L-1 and my company is sponsoring me for a green card. Once my green card petition is filed and I receive my work authorization, do I need to extend my L-1 visa?

The L-1 visa allows companies abroad that have a qualifying relationship with a U.S. company to transfer employees to the U.S. in managerial, executive and specialized knowledge roles. The L-1 visa can be granted for up to 7 years for…
November 6, 2020
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