Richards and Jurusik have a proven track record in aiding Canadian companies with their U.S. expansion endeavors via the L1 visa program. Our latest client testimonial highlights our expertise in transitioning from an L1A visa to a U.S. green card.
Want to transition from an L-1A visa to a green card but aren’t sure where to start? Our comprehensive guide will walk you through every step of the process, detailing key requirements, timelines, and helpful tips to streamline your journey towards permanent residency.
Navigating the complex world of U.S. immigration can be daunting. In our comprehensive guide, we answer your top 10 questions about EB1C Green Cards to help you make an informed decision.
On March 15, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued policy guidance on how they determine an employer’s ability to pay the proffered wage for EB1, EB2, and EB3 employment-based immigrant visa petitions. Read the full guidance here.
Over the years we have represented hundreds of companies as they expand their operations into the United States. One method is through the L1A start-up visa. Once the US operations grow sufficiently to support a permanent US manager position, the US company can then sponsor qualifying Executives and Managers for US permanent residence (green card). We recently helped a client complete the journey of entering the United States on an L1A visa to start their US operations and eventually a green card. Read their US Immigration story here.
On January 12, 2022, USCIS announced the final phase of Form I-907 Premium Processing expansion for Form I-140 under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. We discuss this final phase and what is covered in this announcement here.
L1 Visa status is available for qualifying executives, managers, and specialized knowledge employees. Under the L1 Visa qualifying employees may be transferred from a foreign office to an office in the United States. In some cases, the L1 visa can be transitioned to US permanent residence or a green card. We discuss the process of applying for a green card while on an L1 visa here.
If you are a skilled foreign worker seeking to immigrate to the United States, the US Employment-Based (EB) immigrant visa categories can offer you a pathway. We provide a detailed guide to these categories to help you understand your eligibility.
Understanding the transition from an L-1 Visa to a Green Card is crucial for holders seeking permanent US residence. While paths differ for L-1A and L-1B holders, this guide illuminates the journey, highlighting requirements and benefits for both categories.