B-1 / B-2 visas (Visitor Visa)
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
El personal del grupo de Abogados de Inmigración y Nacionalidad de los Estados Unidos, NPZ Law Group, P.C. les desea a nuestros lectores un muy feliz año nuevo y les recuerda que nos esforzamos por seguir proporcionando información de vanguardia en el ámbito de ley de rápido desarrollo y cambio de inmigración y nacionalidad de los Estados Unidos.Read more . . .
Monday, December 28, 2015
The U.S. immigration and Nationality Law Staff at the NPZ Law Group would like to wish our readership a very happy new year and remind you that we strive to continue to provide cutting-edge information in the rapidly developing and changing U.S. immigration and nationality law arena.Read more . . .
Friday, November 8, 2013
One of the largest immigration related penalties against a single company was recently reported. Infosys Limited, an Indian company involved in consulting, technology and outsourcing, has agreed to a record $34 million civil settlement based on allegations of systemic visa fraud and abuse of immigration processes, and also agreed to enhanced corporate compliance measures. The $34 million payment made by Infosys as a result of these allegations represents the largest payment ever levied in an immigration case.Read more . . .
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
On October 11, 2011, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new initiative to harness industry expertise from the public and private sectors and increase the job creation potential of employment-based and high-skilled visa categories. Called 'Entrepreneurs in Residence', the initiative built upon a series of policy, operational, and outreach efforts within the framework of existing immigration laws. The EIR program was part of a wider White House and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) effort to grow the U.S. economy and create American jobs.Read more . . .
Thursday, March 22, 2012
This is the concluding part of a series of articles on Permissible Activities under the B-1 Visa for Business Visitors.
B-1in lieu of H-1B (BILOH) criteria
In addition to the standard B-1 parameters outlined in the first part of the article, the Business entities should adhere to the following additional guidelines when identifying employees who may qualify for admission in the B-1 in lieu of H-1B classification:
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Thursday, March 22, 2012
The B-1 nonimmigrant classification (including admissions under the Visa Waiver Program) is appropriate for foreign nationals who are entering the US on a temporary, limited basis to engage in legitimate business activities provided that they should not receiving remuneration from a U.S. source except for reimbursement for expenses while in the US The Department of State (DOS) regulations define "business" as "conventions, conferences, consultations, and other legitimate activities of a commercial or professional nature" but not local employment or labor for hire. The DOS' Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) further specifies activities, such as engaging in commercial transactions, contract negotiations, and litigation.Read more . . .
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
B-1/B-2 visas are the most common nonimmigrant visas used for temporary entry into the United States. B-1 visas are typically used for business-related visits while B-2 visas are used for pleasure-related visits. With few exceptions, those who enter the U.S. must be in possession of a visa granted by a U.S. consulate abroad.Read more . . .
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