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Can Your Business Investment Bring You to the United States?

By | 2017-05-15T15:53:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|E-2 Visa Attorney, H-1B Visa Attorney, L-1 Visa Attorney, O-1 Visa Attorney, SMA Immigration Law Frim Featured, Steve Maggi, Steven Maggi, US Immigration News, US Visas|

Business owners and investors are using Treaty Investor visa, also known as the  E-2 visa, to set up shop in the US. The E-2 visa allows passport holders from any of the 80 E-2 countries that have treaties with the US to set up businesses in the US. Those businesses can be franchises or operations

Hiring Foreign Workers Means Proving Your Ability To Pay Them The Prevailing Wage

By | 2016-09-13T20:34:23+00:00 September 13th, 2016|E-2 Visa Attorney, H-1B Visa Attorney, L-1 Visa Attorney, O-1 Visa Attorney, SMA Immigration Law Frim Featured, Steve Maggi, Steven Maggi, US Immigration News, US Visas|

E-2 Visa Attorney – H-1B Visa Attorney. Employers sponsoring foreign workers for green card employment must show that they have the ability to pay the new worker’s wages. When hiring through the EB-2 or EB-3 visa categories, employers must present all proposed job duties and minimum requirements for the position, and the Department of Labor

No News is No News – – Don’t Be Scammed on Immigration Reform

By | 2015-01-23T20:41:34+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|SMA Immigration Law Frim Featured, US Immigration News|

[Time to Read: 3.2 mins]  We are almost a month into 2015 and so far there has been no news on immigration reform.  It looks like the regulations and the guidelines on the new remedies under the Executive Action won't be released until at least mid-February. Expectations are that the extension of the Deferred Action

A Word of Advice to Lawyers: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Asking Your Clients Applying for U.S. Visas About Their Pasts

By | 2014-07-31T21:34:14+00:00 July 31st, 2014|SMA Immigration Law Frim Featured, US Immigration News|

When attorneys help their foreign-born clients apply for U.S. visas, it’s important that they ask them the tough questions upfront. Putting off or ignoring these inquiries can lead to big problems later in the visa process. These are 2 of the most important questions that need to be asked: – Have you ever been arrested