Category Archives: IMMIGRATION

ROAD MAP: Spousal Petition

Here is an overview of the spousal petition process that we provide our clients. Hopefully, you will find the step-by-step explanation helpful, and maybe even become a client yourself. : ) Document Preparation The first step is collecting documents and information from you, so we can prepare the various forms involved.  In a typical spousal petition, the following forms will READ FULL POST

IMMIGRATION: Change of Status from B-1/B-2 to F-1

Readers interested in converting their B-1/B-2 visa to an F visa in order to study in the US should read this article first.

Real Estate Investment: Three Key Considerations for Foreign Investors

Conditions are perfect for foreign individuals and companies looking to diversify, move capital to a safe place, and/or establish a foothold in the US.  To invest successfully, there are three basic principles to consider.

IMMIGRATION: PERM CERTIFICATION

Are you a foreigner already working in the US?  Are you now interested in remaining in the US on a permanent basis?  Or, are you a US employer looking to keep a foreign worker permanently?  Here is how you do it. Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) is the system set up by the USCIS for obtaining what is called “labor certification.”  Labor certification is READ FULL POST

IMMIGRATION: Blanket L-1 Program for Multi-National Companies

Multinational companies can usually qualify for the Blanket L-1 program, which greatly facilitates the transfer of employees to the US.

IMMIGRATION: TN-1 Program (Canadian citizens)

the TN-1 classification is available only to Canadian citizens who intend to work in the U.S. in certain professions. The NAFTA list of approved professions includes accountants, engineers, attorneys, pharmacists, scientists, and teachers.  

IMMIGRATION: TN-2 Program (Mexicans)

The TN-2 program is available only to Mexican citizens who intend to work in the U.S. in certain professions.  The NAFTA list of approved professions includes accountants, engineers, attorneys, pharmacists, scientists, and teachers.

WORK VISA: Investors (E-2 Step-by-Step)

An E-2 investor visa is one of the best ways to obtain US resident status without making a huge investment.

WORK VISAS: Investor Visas (E-2 Reqs)

This article is about the key requirements for obtaining an E-2 Visa. For each requirement, we provide tips and types of evidence you can submit to demonstrate you meet the requirement.

WORK VISAS: Specialty Occupations (H1B – Overview)

The H-1B program is designed for employers looking to recruit key workers from outside the US, and it provides foreign workers with a cost-efficient way to work legally in the US.