I understand that, for a company to qualify for L-1, both the U.S. and foreign company must be “doing business.” We process all of our sales through the U.S. company, while the foreign entity provides services solely for the U.S. company. Is that considered doing business for L-1 purposes? Does this also work if we want to use this for an EB1(c) case?


Yes, it is possible for a company to meet the “doing business” requirement, even if one entity is solely providing services to the other entity. This can make the case more challenging, but the Murthy Law Firm has represented companies successfully in filing such cases, for both L-1 and EB1(c) petitions. (26.Jun.2024)

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