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1.5 Year Extension for Some Expiring U.S. Work Permits

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration

The United States Department of Homeland Security announced a 1 1/2 year extension for some expiring work permits, including certain immigrants applying for green cards and spouses ...

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NAFTA Treaty Immigration: The L-1 Visa for Intracompany Transfers to the United States

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration and Intra-Company Job Transfers - L-1 Visa

Global companies often need to relocate key managers and skilled foreign workers to their operations in the United States if a local worker is not available to fill the job. Employers ...

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H-1B and L-1 In-Person Interviews Waived Through 2022

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Cross-Border Business and U.S. Immigration, Work Permits for Specialty Occupations - H–1B Visa, U.S. Immigration and Intra-Company Job Transfers - L-1 Visa

The U.S. State Department will waive H-1B and L-1 in-person interviews and other non-immigrant visa application interviews through 2022 due to the backlog of applications created ...

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Updates for L-2 and H-4 Visa Holders

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Cross-Border Business and U.S. Immigration, Work Permits for Specialty Occupations - H–1B Visa, U.S. Immigration and Intra-Company Job Transfers - L-1 Visa

Nonimmigrant spouses of certain United States L-1 and H-1B visa holders who were unable to renew or obtain work visas will now be able to work legally. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ...

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Is Your IntraCompany Transfer L-1 Visa Application Current - or Pre-Covid?

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration and Intra-Company Job Transfers - L-1 Visa

An intracompany job transfer is when an employee is currently working for a company and that company wants to move the employee temporarily to a different country while they continue ...

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What We Expect In Immigration Changes With the Biden Presidency

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration

What changes are expected under the Biden administration? How will changes to U.S. immigration impact Canada? Candidate Joe Biden promised significant U.S. immigration reform ...

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Episode 19: 6 Months In: COVID’s Impact on U.S. Immigration

Podcast posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Podcast and U.S. Immigration

This week I have the privilege and honor of speaking with Lucy Lee Fong, Senior Partner at Fallon, Bixby, Cheng & Lee, Inc. immigration law firm in San Francisco about news and updates ...

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US Visa Waiver Changes for Canadians

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration

We wanted to let you know of a change that will affect you regarding US visa waivers. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and enables ...

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