TN Visa to Green Card Approval – Marriage to U.S. Citizen

12/17/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Recently, one of our clients – Canadian citizen in the U.S. on a TN visa – was approved for a Green Card after marriage to a U.S. citizen. For more information about the case, visit Brian Zuccaro’s blog, available here.Read More >

Better L-1 Adjudications on the Horizon?

11/26/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

While this may be wishful thinking, there are signs that point to the possibility of more consistent L-1 adjudications for 2015 and beyond. One sign is recent Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and U.S. Court of Appeals cases have exposed some inconsistencies and restrictive interpretations with respect to L-1 adjudications at Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) [...]Read More >

The United States and China To Extend Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Students

11/11/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

The Department of State recently announced that it has extended visa validity periods for Chinese citizens visiting the U.S. under certain visa classifications. Chinese applicants for a B-category non-immigrant visa may now be issued multiple-entry visas for up to 10 years for business and travel. Qualified Chinese students and exchange visitors who qualify for F, [...]Read More >

Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Under the government’s new I-94 record keeping system, individuals who enter the U.S. under TN visa status will receive a stamp in their passport reflecting their TN status and admission period, rather than a paper I-94 record. For more information, please refer to Brian Zuccaro’s TN Visa blog, located here.Read More >

Caution: LPR’s Should be Heedful of Filing IRS Tax Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Filing income tax returns as a non-resident alien raises a rebuttable presumption that the LPR has abandoned their lawful permanent resident status. For more information, please refer to Nisha Fontaine’s Family to USA blog, located here.Read More >