Welcome to Berardi Immigration Law

Welcome to Berardi Immigration Law! Helping you into the U.S.

We are Immigration lawyers who facilitate the transfer of business personnel and individuals to the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the EEC and around the world. In addition, we serve the global community including Mexico & EEC. Our clients include Fortune 1000 corporations, business owners, professionals, artists, celebrities and individuals. We are particularly adept at handling unusual and urgent border-crossing issues. In addition, we frequently counsel entertainers seeking to enter the U.S. to further their careers.

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Whether you are immigrating from Canada or Overseas to America, choose Berardi Immigration Law as your Immigration Lawyers

Berardi Immigration Law is a full-service immigration law firm.  Our Immigration Lawyers offer a full range of immigration services to both businesses and individuals in Southern Ontario, Canada and all other areas of the world. We are experienced Immigration Lawyers  and uniquely qualified to manage clients’ most contentious and unusual immigration needs. We recognize that swift resolution of immigration related issues is integral to a client’s ability to conduct business or reach their personal goals in the United States.

Rosanna Berardi, the Managing Partner of our firm, is a former INS Inspector and INS Trial Attorney in Buffalo, New York and New York City. She is intimately familiar with all procedural and substantive aspects of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act.

Located just 20 minutes away from the U.S. / Canadian border, our office assists corporate and individual clients of foreign nationality with the preparation of petitions or applications for temporary work permits for the U.S., green cards, criminal waivers, and more.

Berardi Immigration Blog

  • What are My Options if I Can’t Attend My Biometrics Appointment?

    July 18, 2014
    Most applicants seeking immigration benefits must undergo a records check. This records check is often initiated through a scheduled biometrics appointment held at a USCIS Application Support Center (ASC). During the appointment, your fingerprints will be taken and electronically submitted to various government agencies’ databases. Your biometric information is captured in order to conduct a criminal background check and to also ensure that you are the same person who submitted the application for immigration benefits. The biometrics appointment procedure is relatively straightforward. An applicant appears at the date and time specified on their interview notice, provides their fingerprints and leaves with ...
  • O-1B Visa: Not Just for ‘Traditional’ Artists

    July 17, 2014
    The O-1 visa category is an employment-related status that allows qualified aliens of extraordinary ability to live and work in their particular area of specialization in the United States. One particular subset of this visa category is the O-1B visa. The O-1B visa is for individuals with extraordinary ability in the arts who can show sustained national or international acclaim, or for individuals with extraordinary achievement in motion picture and television productions who can demonstrate recognition in their field. Some traditional examples of who may qualify for an O-1B visa are actors, designers, directors, painters, photographers, producers, singers and writers, among ...
  • Important Passport Safety Tips for Travelers

    July 10, 2014
    With summer now in full swing, many families will begin packing their bags to embark on summer vacation. Some of the top destinations this season include Rome, Paris, London and Greece. Of course, in order to travel abroad one must have a valid passport. Unfortunately, vacations can often have unforeseen complications. Here are some helpful passport tips to make sure your summer vacation is worry-free. Why do I need a passport? Your passport confirms not only your identity, but also your citizenship to your home country. Your passport allows you to enter foreign countries and also reenter your own country. As your ...
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