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Re-Entry Permits for US Green Card Holders: Maintaining US Permanent Residence Status

May 8, 2009 /

Re-Entry Permits for US Green Card Holders For those that have U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card Holders) but are planning on leaving the United States for an extended period of time (over a six-month period), one should file for the I-131 Re-Entry permit. Those that have not filed and have been absent from the United […]

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Canadian with a US Job Offer? Which US Work Permit is Right for You?

March 9, 2009 /

At our immigration law offices in Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo, we receive inquires, many from Canadians about US Work Permits. Many of these inquiries are from Canadians with a US job offer. Even with the slowing economy Canadians are still getting jobs state-side. This is a testament to our very talented labour pool who still is […]

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Microsoft Defends Use of H-1B Visa Employees

March 3, 2009 /

Microsoft defends using H-1B Visa employees The American government has been, for quite some time now, putting pressure on Microsoft to reduce its so called dependence on H-1B Visa employees. Iowa Senator Charles Grassley has been attempting to convince Microsoft that it is their moral obligation to engage in protectionist hiring and retention to increase […]

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TN Visa Refusal Reversed and Issued for 3 Years

February 28, 2009 / /

Dear Fadi, At the Toronto Airport, while I was trying to get back to work in the US,  my existing TN Visa was arbitrarily removed on a technicality of a wrong designation being used by me as a “Director.” (The TN Visa was originally  based on my being a “Management Consultant”). The immigration lawyers at Niren and Associates, in particular with […]

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US Business Visitors What you need to know about B-1 Visas to the USA

February 16, 2009 / /

The B-1 Visa Category If you are planning to travel to the US as a business visitor, you may be admitted without having to apply for a formal US Work Permit. However, upon entry to the US, you have to demonstrate that your activities in the US fall under the B-1 visa category.

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Canadian Embassy in United States – Buffalo, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C

November 19, 2008 / / / / /

Canadian Embassy in United States – Buffalo, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C Street Address: Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section 3000 HSBC Center 30th Floor Buffalo, New York Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section Suite 1100 600 Renaissance Centre Detroit, Michigan Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section 550 South Hope Street, 9th […]

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From US Work Permits to US Permanent Residence

October 29, 2008 /

Can you go from a US Work Permit to US Permanent Residence? We get many inquiries about whether it is possible to transfer from a US Work Permit to a US Green Card or US Permanent Residence. In some cases, a US Work Visa to Green Card transfer is indeed possible. This all depends on […]

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Being Denied Entry to the US at the Border or Airport

October 24, 2008 / /

What Do I Do If I Was Denied Entry to the US? Answer. Getting denied at the US border, whether a land border or the airport, is often a traumatic experience.  In addition to being told that you cannot to travel, US Customs usually finger prints and photographs you, making you feel very uncomfortable to […]

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TN Visa for Canadians : Fast Track to Working in the US

February 25, 2008 /

TN VISA BASICS It may come as a surprise to some, but Canadians do not have an automatic right to work in the US. Despite the fact that Canadians can enter the US as visitors without a Visa (although they need to show proof of Canadian citizenship and a photo ID and a passport at […]

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