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L-1B FAQ

L-1B is a nonimmigrant classification that allows a U.S. employer to transfer an employee with specialized knowledge from a foreign office to an office in the U.S. It can also be used to send a specialized knowledge employee to set up a new office in the U.S.

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L-1A FAQ

L-1A is a nonimmigrant classification that allows a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the U.S. or to establish a new office in the U.S.

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E-3: Preference Category For Skilled Workers

The E-3 is an employment-based nonimmigrant visa for citizens of Australia. See list of FAQ regarding the E-3 here.

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Change of Status Approval Checklist (Non-Canadian Citizens)

A “change of status” approval means is that your status will automatically change. See the checklist in this article for next steps.

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Visas During COVID-19

Answers to frequently asked questions from our office hours about COVID-19’s impact to USCIS processing and international travel. Updated as of September 15, 2020.

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How To Set Up An Immigration Program At Your Company

Establishing  an immigration program for your company can feel like a daunting process. In this article, we'll walk through the process and benefits.

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F-1 Student FAQ – Fall 2020

Whether your university is fully remote, or you’re taking classes on campus, or a mix of both, the good news is that if you were on a valid F-1 as of March 9, 2020, you’re unaffected by the recent government orders.

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TN FAQ

TN is a nonimmigrant classification created under the the U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) granted to qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to seek temporary U.S. entry to engage in business activities.

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Change of Status Approval Checklist (Canadian Citizens)

A “change of status” approval means your status will automatically change. There's no further action required to activate the status. Please follow the checklist below for next steps.

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EB-1C: Multinational Manager or Executive

The EB-1C is an immigrant petition that puts you on the path to getting a green card. To be eligible for an EB-1C, you must have been employed by a company for at least one year in a manager or executive role.

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EB-1B: Outstanding Professor and Researcher

The EB-1B is an immigrant petition that puts you on the path to getting a green card. To be eligible for an EB-1B, you must demonstrate international recognition for your outstanding achievements in a particular academic field.

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EB-1A: Alien of Extraordinary Ability

The EB-1A is an immigrant petition that puts you on the path to getting a green card. To be eligible for an EB-1A, you must demonstrate that you have extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.

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Documents Checklist for H-1B Sponsors

Did you know that startups are eligible for H-1B visa sponsorship? You don’t need to be a large, established corporation to hire talent on an H-1B visa.

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Ace the B-1 Visa Interview

One of the requirements for the B-1 Temporary Business Visitor visa is an interview with a consular officer at the US embassy or consulate of your residence country. This interview helps the … Continued

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Visa Waiver Program FAQs

The Visa Waiver Program and ESTA takes far less planning than applying for a visa, but is it the right fit for you? Let’s dive into the details to find … Continued

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O-1A FAQs

You’re an insanely busy startup founder, not a work visa master. If you’re struggling to understand your work visa options, don’t spend another second worrying about it–we have you covered!

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H-1B FAQs for Startups

You’re an insanely busy startup founder, not a work visa master. If you’re struggling to understand your work visa options, don’t spend another second worrying about it—we have you covered!

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B-1 FAQs

You’re an insanely busy startup founder, not a work visa master. If you’re struggling to understand your work visa options, don’t spend another second worrying about it—we have you covered!

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O-1A Criteria for Startup Founders

You’ll remember from our O-1A FAQs post, that there are eight criteria for the O-1A visa. The good news is you only have to meet a minimum of three criteria to qualify for the O-1A.

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