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How Can I Bring a Dog Into the United States?

By Ella BergquistJuly 31, 2018
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Although this isn’t a largely spoken about topic many people don’t know that dogs also have immigration standards that have to be met to enter the United States. Bringing your dog into the US can be a hassle as a variety of information must be provided to get your dog clearance to enter. Dog immigration […]

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Secrets to Getting a US Visitor Visa

By Rachel BarrickDecember 19, 2019
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What is a US Visitor Visa? If you are planning on traveling to the United States for business, tourism, vacation, or visit, you may need to apply for a visitor visa. This visa will allow you to temporarily visit the United States, and comes in the form of a B-1, B-2, or B-1/B-2 combination visa. […]

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How Long Can a Canadian Stay in the US 2020?

By Michael NirenMarch 25, 2020
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Important: Due to the spread of Coronavirus, there have been recent changes regarding travel to and from Canada and the United States. For more information on this topic, please visit our pages on the latest updates on Canadian Coronavirus impact and United States Coronavirus impact on immigration. We are asked, especially during the winter season, […]

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How Can I Extend My Stay in the US?

By Michael NirenMay 3, 2013
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Are you enjoying yourself in the U.S and would like to extend your US visa? This ensures that you keep a legal status in the United States. How Many Times Can I Apply to Extend My Stay? You cannot apply for your extension as many times as you would like. However, depending on the justification you […]

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Do I Need a Visa to Attend a Business Conference in the United States?

By Michael NirenFebruary 20, 2020
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The United States is home to hundreds – if not more – of business conventions and conferences every single year. These conventions attract many people from all over the world, and they can be vital networking and business opportunities for foreign nationals who deal with the United States in business. Many of these foreign nationals, […]

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Is there a Retirement Visa for the United States?

By Michael NirenApril 21, 2013
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Every year, many Canadian citizens flock to the United States in search of a warmer climate. Whether they only wish to spend their winters in the United States or they want to live in the United States permanently after they retire, they will have to do so through the proper channels and in the proper […]

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Is There a Snowbird Visa for Canadians?

By Ella BergquistApril 9, 2013
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A question we are asked often at our immigration law firm is whether or not there is a visa or a way that Canadian citizens can easily retire in the United States. Unfortunately, even though something like this would be hugely popular and a great cash grab for the US government, a snowbird visa or retirement […]

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US Business Visitor Visas for Canadians approved

By Michael NirenFebruary 20, 2020
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Hi Laura and Fadi, Thank you so much for your professional and friendly assistance you (Laura and Fadi )  have provided for our US Visas. Although we never actually met , you gave us a very personal and friendly service. You were always very patient, sufficient and quick to respond.  Not only have you guided […]

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Have You Considered Vacationing At A US Resort?

By Sam MoserNovember 12, 2020
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The number and quality of tourist spots across the country, ranging from the beautiful outdoors of national parks to the luxurious beaches of Florida and Hawaii to theme parks like Disneyland make any vacation easy to plan out.  The best resorts in the US offer comfy accommodation, quality meals, activities for kids and families, and […]

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Corporate employee crosses border as business visitor

By Michael NirenFebruary 20, 2020
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Afternoon Amandine, Our company  is very satisfied with the level of service provided by Niren and Associates to date.  As with all service based companies, communications are a critical component of success and Niren and Associates clearly understands this with comprehensive follow-up and attention to detail regardless of the communication format. Niren and Associates’ professional […]

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US Business Visa approved after denied entry

By Michael NirenAugust 16, 2010
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US Business Visa approved thanks to Niren and Associates I would like to thank Niren and Associates for your recent help in assisting me in obtaining a B1 business visitor’s visa for the US after being turned back at the US border in June. Katherine Yang along with Fadi Minawi prepared a re-entrance package and […]

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US Business Visas for After Sales Service for Business Visitors working in the US

By Michael NirenApril 18, 2010
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More information on US Business Visas for our clients As part of our series on US Business Visas, discussed here and here, there is an exception to the rule that prohibits work in the US without a work permit. The general rule is that if you wish to work in the US, you require a […]