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Niche Jobs That Qualify For The TN Visa

By Michael NirenOctober 13, 2015
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The North American Free Trade Agreement lists a variety of occupations that are in demand within the United States, allowing citizens of Canada to apply for a TN visa to live and work within the United States. Many of these careers, such as engineers, registered nurses and doctors, are well known as occupations that the United […]

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How to Get a TN Visa in 8 Steps

By Michael NirenOctober 13, 2015
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Need help with your TN visa application? Unsure of what to do or where to go? Check out these 8 steps to help get your visa approved and you on your way to working in the United States: 1. Look for fixed-term job postings TN visas are only available for jobs which have an (initial) […]

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In-Demand Occupations Eligible For TN Visas in 2019

By Michael NirenOctober 10, 2015
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TN Visas For Professionals Obtaining a visa to work and live in the United States is almost always a difficult task, due to the restrictive policies that their government has put into place. Many people from around the world seek entry into the United States in order to get a chance at earning a better life […]

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Cross-Border Consulting. A Guide To Securing A TN Visa for Management Consultants

By Michael NirenOctober 8, 2015
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Visas For Cross Border Consultants Due to policies that attempt to make sure that Americans have the first shot at any domestic job opportunities, obtaining a visa to live and work in the United States can be nearly impossible unless you meet a specific set of criteria. Typically, the U.S. only grants working visas for […]

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US Green Card for Same Sex Immigration

By Michael NirenOctober 6, 2015
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DOMA No More: An Important Update For Same-Sex Couples Seeking Status With the United States Supreme Court finding The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Department of Homeland Security has been quick to react. Under the direction of President Barack Obama, the DHS along with all other Federal agencies of the United States Government […]

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Can I Get a Green Card from an E-2 Visa?

By Michael NirenOctober 2, 2015
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Hi, this Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of We were asked this question. Can I get a green card if I’m on an E-2 Visa? Is there a way? Well, the answer is yes and no in that there is no direct path to a green card from an E-2 Visa. An E-2 […]

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EB-1C Green Card for Multinational Executives and Managers

By Michael NirenOctober 1, 2015
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of Today, I want to discuss a not very well known option for a U.S. permanent residents under the EB1C category. That’s for executives or managers of multi-national companies. Now these companies don’t have to be huge companies, […]

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Good News for Nurses Interested in US Work: The H-1B Visa

By Michael NirenSeptember 14, 2015
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If you’re a nurse who wants to go work in the United States, the H-1B Visa may now be an option. The H-1B Visa is a temporary worker visa designed for non-immigrant applicants in specialty occupations, including careers focused on medicine. Because the standard required education for H-1B Visas is a post-secondary degree with at […]

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5 Minute Guide To Getting an H-1B Visa For Teachers

By Michael NirenSeptember 5, 2015
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The H1-B visa program was created to allow US based organizations to employ foreign based nationals who work in an occupation that requires theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge, and attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree in the specific specialty (or its equivalent). Most professionals qualify for the program […]

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Work as a Truck Driver in the USA in 2019

By Michael NirenAugust 26, 2015
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According to the American Trucking Associations, “To move 9.2 billion tons of freight annually requires nearly 3 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks and over 3 million truck drivers.” America needs truck drivers. If you are a foreign worker hoping to work as a truck driver in the US, you may be served best by applying […]

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Helpful Tips for Dentists Who Plan to Apply for an H-1B Visa

By Michael NirenAugust 11, 2015
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If you’re a dentist hoping to work in the United States, the H-1B Visa for dentists is something to consider. This visa is for temporary foreign workers in specialized occupations, including dentistry. In addition to the standard educational requirements (a bachelor’s degree or higher), proof of a valid employer-employee relationship, and evidence of appropriate pay […]

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US Proposes New H-1B Visa Rules

By Michael NirenJune 9, 2015
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There are going to be some changes to the H-1B application procedure for individuals interested in changing locations in their job in 2015. Hi, it’s Michael Niren immigration lawyer and founder of There has been some proposals put forward to change some of the rules with respect to H-1B visas. H-1B visas are for […]

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Getting a Green Card to the US Through the EB-5 Visa

By Michael NirenJune 5, 2015
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi there. It’s Mira Freiwat here with the Today I’d like to introduce to you the EB-5 program. Now what is the EB-5 program you must be asking? The EB-5 program was created as a path to permanent residency, through investments or business to the United States. […]

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U.S. Employers not Taking Advantage of TN Visas

By fadiJune 3, 2015
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Many employers do not utilize the option of the TN Visa so many of the talent is gone to waste, instead hiring using H-1B visas. The TN visa category is available for Canadian and Mexican citizens who will work for a U.S. employer as outlined under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA has […]

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Electronic Travel Authorization Introduced for Travelers From Visa Exempt Countries

By Michael NirenMay 19, 2015

Travelers from visa exempt countries (such as UK, Australia, France, Japan and Chile) will be required to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before travelling to Canada. This is very similar to a current system in place in the USA, known as the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization), which is used by the […]

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