30 Dec 2020

My employer wishes to sponsor me for an L-1 position, but I am not able to get an appointment at the consulate. Can I enter on my B-1 visa and then apply for a change to L-1 status?

Answer Generally speaking, a foreign national is not permitted to enter the U.S. on a B-1 visa with the intention of applying for a change of status. (30.Dec.2020)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services,...

01 Oct 2020

NewsFlash! Court Partially Blocks Enforcement of Executive Order Banning Entry of Certain Nonimmigrant Workers

Today, a federal district court in California issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the enforcement of President Trump's June 22, 2020 executive order that bans entry of certain nonimmigrants in H, L, or J status.  However, this injunction only applies to the plaintiffs in the pending...