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So you found a candidate, but they need to transfer their H-1B visa. We take care of all the moving parts and complexities so your team can hit the ground running. You don’t need to worry about the attorney, the paperwork or filing.
We make sure the position and candidate qualify for the H-1B
We collect all the details we need for the H-1B petition in one go
We review the petition together with the labor condition application
We give you the compliance docs to keep for your records
You sign the final version of the petition and we ship it to USCIS
"Legalpad has taken the dreaded H-1B process and made it as simple as posting a new job on a job board."Stewart FortierBanzai
"Preparing the H-1B petition is remarkably easy with Legalpad. The Legalpad team provides a wealth of knowledge about immigration in the workplace and simplifies a complex process for our legal and HR teams using a tech-driven approach." Avalara Legal Team
"Legalpad is the only immigration service that 'gets it.' I've personally had two visa petitions approved with Legalpad which have allowed me to create tremendous value in the US. I simply wouldn't trust anyone else to handle my file." Chris PitchfordAlly
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Adjustment of Status
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O-1A vs. E-2 Investor Visa
There are many different visas available to foreign entrepreneurs who want to build their businesses in the United States, each with its own unique advantages and disadvantages. Two of the most popular visas for startup founders are the E-2 and O-1, but what are the key differences between them?
From Idea to Exit: How This Startup Turned a Free Tool into an Acquisition
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O-1 Visa vs. L-1 Visa
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Access to International Talent Fuels Startup Growth
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Cyvatar co-founder secures O-1 visa to scale rapidly growing cybersecurity-as-a-service startup
In 2019, Craig Goodwin and Corey White founded Cyvatar: a startup that levels the playing field in the cybersecurity market by providing an end-to-end security solution for businesses of any size and budget. Since then, Craig and the Cyvatar team have been on a trajectory to the moon and beyond. In June 2021, Cyvatar raised $9 million in Series A funding, amounting to a total of $12 million in less than a year. On top of that, Craig secured an O-1 visa, a critical move to serve the rapidly growing U.S. customer base.
Re-mining Mining By-Products: A New Sustainable Source of Metal Raw Materials
Anthony Balladon and his co-founders’ vision for Phoenix Tailings is to become the world's first clean metals and mining company. This week, we learn how Phoenix Tailings contributes to creating a zero waste world, and why it is critical for Anthony to be in the U.S. with his co-founders.
It’s All About the Customer
Sofia Quintero is totally rad. Born in Venezuela, she got her start running a skateboard shop before founding EnjoyHQ, a user research platform. Her startup was just acquired. This week, we are sharing her story along with how coming to the U.S. opened the door to her startups' success.
Using Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral Sciences to Optimize Revenue
When co-founders Valon Xhafa and Dr. Thilo Pfrang met in Germany, they found their skills and experience complemented each other perfectly. They founded behamics, which focuses on helping online retailers optimize revenue by employing artificial intelligence (AI) and behavioral sciences.
Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month with Legalpad
June is Immigrant Heritage Month, a time to embrace diversity and immigrants’ shared American heritage. To celebrate the 8th annual Immigrant Heritage month, we’re highlighting Legalpad’s biggest asset—its people.
5 Things You Must Know Before Forming an LLC
Once you’ve got your business idea and know who you’re going to sell to, it’s time to set up your business structure. In this post from StartPack, learn the ins and outs of forming an LLC to help you determine if it's the right structure for your business.