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How to Use New Form Supplement J to Adjustment of Status

Beginning January 17, 2017, a new form Supplement J to Form I-485 is required to either:

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Extension of H-1B1, E-3 and CW-2 Now Allows 240 days Employment

On February 16, 2016, a new rule became effective to authorize continued employment for up to 240 days for H-1B1 (Chile, Singapore), E-3 (Australia) and CW-1 (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) nonimmigrants whose status has expired, provided that the employer timely filed an extension of stay with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This change […]

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L-1A Multinational Executives and Managers Criteria

L-1 is a commonly used visa to transfer intra-company employees to the United States. In particular, L-1A is for managers and executives to transfer internationally and work in the United States. One major benefit of L-1A is that the requirements of L-1A substantially resemble the requirements of EB-1(C) Multinational Executives and Managers. Therefore those who […]

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Evaluating L-1B Specialized Knowledge

Specialized knowledge is a key issue in L-1B petition. USCIS check closely to see if the L-1B employee’s job duties qualify as specialized knowledge. The petitioner needs to explain in detail the specific nature of the industry or field involved, the nature of the petitioning organization’s products or services, the nature of the specialized knowledge […]

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L-1B Specialized and Advanced Knowledge

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued an interim policy guidance on the subject of L-1B “specialized knowledge.” The purpose is to supersede and clarify certain prior USCIS L-1B memos.

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