Most executives, managers, and employees with specialized knowledge can come to work in the United States using the L-1 intracompany transferee visa.
The L-1 category is suitable for employers that meet the statutory definition of a parent, branch, subsidiary, or affiliate qualify to petition for an L-1 intracompany transferee visa. Both the foreign and US operations must be doing business for the entire period that the L-1 employee is working in the United States. There are provisions to allow a new office to open in the United States, provided that evidence is submitted to USCIS to prove that the new office has a suitable place to engage in business in the United States.
The smooth transfer of your company’s key employees to the United States is always a great concern. An experienced immigration attorney can assist your company and their qualified employees navigate the regulations required for L-1 visas and assist in every step of the visa process.
The Law Offices of Fariba Faiz offer expertise in with all areas of employment-based immigration matters, including L-1 Intracompany Visas.