In July 2020, the Department of State announced that certain business and student travelers may apply for a National Interest Exception (“NIE”). The NIE allows [...]
What does the Presidential Proclamation on L visas mean for my application? Can I still apply for an L visa at a U.S. Consulate? Can I apply for L-1 status from within the US?
On June 22, 2020, a Presidential Proclamation was issued that impacts the ability of certain visa holders to enter the United States. Under this [...]
If you are coming to the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (e.g. a B-1 visa or B-2 visa), the general rule is that your [...]
How do I prove that I have been working for the foreign entity at least for one continuous year? Does the time I spent in the U.S. on a B visa count towards the 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 [...]
I am in the U.S. on an L-1B and would like to stay for longer than 5 years. What are my options? Can I switch to an L-1A? Can I switch to any other visa?
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, [...]
The U.S. Government publishes data on the number of people who apply for visas at U.S. Consulates along with the number of visas that [...]