If you're an L-1 visa holder, typically a manager or other supervisory employee of a firm that has roots abroad as well as a qualifying relationship in the United States, you may be a good candidate to transition to green card, or permanent resident, status. One way to make this switch is by … Read more about L1-A Adjustment of Status to Green Card
Whenever an individual applies for a visa (regardless of type), there will be unique circumstances which will affect the outcome of the application. This rule holds particularly true when discussing the EB-5 visa. More commonly referred to as the “investor” visa, the EB-5 holds some enticing … Read more about L1-A Visas as EB-5 Alternative
The following is a list of requirements for registered nurses coming into the United States and looking to apply for Immigrant Visa (Permanent Resident Status). This specifically applies to nurses looking to work in Health care facilities in any occupation except as physicians. Overview Foreign … Read more about Green Card For Nurses
Aliens already physically present in the U.S. are allowed to immigrate without the need to leave the country in order to apply for an immigrant visa. This process is known as an Adjustment of Status (AOS). The USCIS allows an AOS application to be filed only when an immigrant visa is available … Read more about What Is Form I-485?
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is in charge of governing the ability of foreigners to work and live in the United States for an extended period of time. The USCIS issues visas to people who meet specific criteria for either employment or permanent resident status. The L visa … Read more about Opening a New US Office Under an L1 Visa
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services governs whether a foreigner may live or work in the United States and for how long. This department is responsible for issuing visas to eligible foreigners matching specific criteria to live or work in the country. The L-series visa is considered to be a … Read more about Explaining the L1 Visa “Doing Business” Requirement
Our firm has received many inquiries from individuals and companies alike since the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) started issuing denials of applications and petitions. Decisions of the USCIS can sometimes be challenged. A motion to appeal is probably more common in immigration … Read more about Responding to USCIS Denials – Motions and Appeals
The final stage of every green card case is when the applicant must choose between consular processing (CP) or an adjustment of status (AOS) on the I-140 form. Consular processing allows applicants to obtain an immigrant visa at a foreign U.S. consulate or embassy, while requesting the adjustment of … Read more about What is the Difference Between “Adjustment of Status” and “Consular Processing”?
An alien who gets married to a U.S. citizen is classified as an "immediate relative," according to the USCIS. There's no cap on the number of "immediate relatives" who can apply for what's commonly known as a "green card" for permanent residence, every year. After the paperwork is filed, there's a … Read more about Adjustment of Status for Immigrant Spouse of U.S. Citizen
This article will help to illustrate the L1 visa extension process for alien workers to maintain employment in the US. There are application instructions, forms for dependents, and how to attain a green card. L1 non-immigrant visas have a life that can be increased for two years at a time until the … Read more about Explaining L1 Visa Extensions
If you are hoping to acquire an employment-based green card or family-based green card for permanent resident status in the United States, you will first need to submit a petition for a visa. However, as a foreign national, you may not submit that petition on your own behalf. Instead, you will need … Read more about Visa Petitions for Family and Employment Green Cards
Individuals maintaining an L-1 visa have the option to acquire their green cards and become permanent residents without having to lose the L-1 status; by utilizing the EB-1C employment-based visa, the third-party preference category that was made for managers and multinational executives. The … Read more about Adjustment of Status from L1A Visa to EB1 Visa