11 Jun 2013

Attempting to Define Specialized Knowledge for L1B Approvals

Under the L-1 category, certain types of employees of multinational corporations may be transferred to related companies in the United States. The L-1 classification is divided into two subcategories: the L1A classification, which is reserved for managers and executives; and the L1B, which is designated...

16 Mar 2012

Entrepreneurs in Residence: February 22, 2012 Summit

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched its Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) initiative through an information summit on February 22, 2012. The EIR initiative is an important component of President Barack Obama's efforts to facilitate immigration benefits for foreign national entrepreneurs who will help to create...

20 Feb 2012

L-1 & H1B Visas: A Comparison

H1Bs have long been the visa of choice for those bringing specialty occupation employees to the U.S. to work temporarily. However, it is also important to consider alternatives to the H1B program. The L-1 visa is potentially an attractive option for multinational companies. Following is...