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U.S. Dept of State Issues Guidelines for Travel Ban Exemptions

In early June, President Trump issued successive executive orders suspending entry to the U.S. for individuals holding H-1B, L and J-1 visas “who present a risk to the U.S. labor market during economic recovery”. Even though these Proclamations had built-in exceptions for those who were seeking entry for the “national interest” of the United States,… [Read More]

Profiles in Immigration – Robust Recruitment and Retention Foster Innovation at Global Engineering Firm

“Learn and Teach.” That simple philosophy is one of the tenets of Structural Group, Inc.’s company culture and can be found throughout the organization. The philosophy, along with a company culture that values teamwork, engagement and innovation, has helped Structural Group become a leading provider of specialty construction and repair and maintenance services. Hiring Practices… [Read More]

H-1B, L-1 and J-1 Visa Alternatives

President Trump’s June 22nd Executive Order was arguably the most aggressive assault on U.S. business immigration of his administration – tying COVID-era unemployment rates to suspension of new H-1B, L-1 and J-1 visas issued outside of the United States. The suspension does not impact foreign nationals already in the United States in a valid visa… [Read More]

Profiles in Immigration – Higher Ed Leader Reimagines Business Degrees in U.S. with L-1A Visa

Ducere Global Business School was founded in Australia in 2012 with the goal of providing world-class, international business degree programs that reflected the needs of today’s innovation-driven economy. Through a mix of online study, real-world business projects and industry events, Ducere delivers Bachelor and MBA programs to more than 1,000 students per year and expects… [Read More]

Profiles in Immigration – The Family Side of Immigration Law

As business immigration attorneys, we help companies employ the best possible candidates, regardless of their nationality. One of these businesses is a global systems designer for manufacturing companies. As a multinational entity with offices in Italy and Australia and the United States, this company depends on L-1 and H-1B visas to ensure the global mobility their… [Read More]

The L-1A Visa: Who Qualifies

The L-1A Visa is a special non-immigrant classification which allows an organization to bring a non-US citizen employee to the United States for the purposes of providing managerial functions to an existing US office or to assist in setting up a new office in the US. For a comprehensive look at the L Visa, download… [Read More]