A Busy Summer at the Border for BIL

Over the last six weeks, BIL has met an impressive 34 clients at the Peace Bridge port of entry in Buffalo, N.Y., to present applications for temporary employment and admission into the U.S. A majority of these individuals were Canadian clients who were applying for TN and L-1 status to temporarily work and reside in […]

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Meet Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli!

Gabriella Agostinelli is an Associate Attorney here at Berardi Immigration Law. Ms. Agostinelli has a particular expertise in work visa categories (including TN, L-1 and H-1B visas), employment-based and family-based green card applications, and criminal admissibility issues. Ms. Agostinelli also frequently accompanies our clients to present their applications to Customs and Border Protection at the […]

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USCIS Issues Final H-1B Simeio Guidance

On Tuesday, USCIS issued final guidance on a recent decision requiring new H-1B petitions for workers who change job sites, stating the agency will generally not punish employers that don’t file new petitions based on location changes that occurred before April 9. According to the new guidance, if an H-1B employee was moved to a […]

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Meet Attorney Jennifer Behm!

Jennifer Behm, Esq., is a partner at Berardi Immigration Law. Ms. Behm advises multinational companies and individual clients in all aspects of U.S. immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, employment and family based green cards, criminal waivers and NAFTA matters, among others. Ms. Behm also frequently accompanies our clients to the Peace Bridge Port-of-Entry in Buffalo, […]

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Celebrating Berardi Immigration Law’s 10-Year Anniversary

Welcome to Berardi Immigration Law! This year, Berardi Immigration Law celebrates its 10-year anniversary. Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi founded the firm in 2005 with a vision to create a premier U.S. immigration legal services team. Her vision was realized, as Berardi Immigration Law is now a respected firm across the globe known for its knowledge, […]

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USCIS Resuming Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions

On May 26, 2015, USCIS temporarily suspended its 15-day premium processing service for Form I-129 H-1B extension of stay petitions. The purpose of this suspension was to allow the agency to implement its final rule regarding employment authorization for certain H-4 spouses. While USCIS originally suspended the premium processing service until July 27, 2015, the […]

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U.S. Embassy in Cuba to Reopen

President Barack Obama recently announced that the United States and Cuba will soon reopen embassies in each other’s countries. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Cuba later this summer to take part in re-establishing the embassy there. While diplomatic relations are set to be re-established on July 20, there is not a […]

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Case Study: Same-Sex Couple Successfully Obtains Green Card

Related Articles: Recently, one of Berardi Immigration Law’s longtime clients expressed interest in obtaining his Green Card. Our client, a Canadian citizen and L-1 status holder, had just married his U.S. citizen partner of more than five years. As there are different pathways to obtaining a Green Card, Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi discussed the client’s […]

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USCIS Issues Warning Regarding Caller ID Scam

USCIS recently released a statement warning about fraudulent phone calls from individuals posing as USCIS officials. Using a technique called “Caller ID spoofing,” sophisticated scammers have been making calls using Caller ID aliases that display misleading or inaccurate phone numbers. During these phone calls, the scammers have been requesting personal information and identifying “issues” in […]

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Notifying USCIS of a Change of Address

Nearly every alien holding status in the U.S is required to inform USCIS of a change of address to a new non-temporary residence. Specifically, aliens residing in the U.S. are required to report this change within 10 days of relocating within the U.S. The only individuals who are exempt from this rule include diplomats, official […]

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