Archive for the ‘L-1B Visa’ Category

From L1B Visa to H1B Visa

I am currently on L1B visa and it expires in September 2012. I want to apply for H1B visa. My qualifications: Bachlors Degree: Computer Science IT experience: 4 years. (in consulting) Current Location: Los Angeles(CA) Questions: 1. What are the chances of getting H1B visa? 2. How can your firm help me out in getting […]

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 1:47 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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L1 Visa Application Where the US Office is Unprofitable

I work for a company that has an office in Chicago — our main office is in Athens.  They want to transfer me to our Chicago office but I wonder if it will be possible!  The main company is profitable but the Chicago branch is losing money!  Will it be possible? Profitability is certainly one […]

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 6:15 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Company Relationship Requirements for the L1 Visa

I have a B1 visa right now and I am in negotiations to purchase a US company. I have a company in Brazil that is looking to expand and found some opportunities here. What kind of visa can I get if I buy this company? If you have worked for the Brazilian company for one year out […]

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 7:07 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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L-1B Visa

My company wants to transfer me to the US. My job title is software engineer. I read on your website that I can get L1 visa to transfer but I am not a manager. Is it possible? You may qualify for an L1B visa provided that you worked for this company for one year of out the last […]

Posted on June 16, 2012 at 2:31 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Conversion from L-1B Visa to L-1A Visa

The California Service Center (CSC) has indicated a greater willingness to allow conversions from L-1B visa status to L-1A visa status recently.  Many L-1B visa holders would benefit greatly by this change because holding an L-1A visa status allows them to apply for permanent residence through the fast track EB-1C program which does not require […]