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Denied entry to the US

A criminal record is one of many different reasons why people are denied entry to the United States every day, and it is the most common. People are often surprised when they or someone they know has been denied entry to the United States, because it can be such an unexpected situation. In addition, being […]

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Five Tips for Applying for a TN Visa for LA

Are you a Canadian citizen who wants to work in the United States? If you have a job offer already, you may be one step closer with the TN visa. Like all foreign nationals, you need to apply for a work visa to work in the United States legally. However, you are at an advantage […]

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How Can I Move to the United States?

“I am going to back up and move to the United States” is often spoken out loud by Canadians either during freezing weather or after a federal election. But is it really that easy? Actually, it isn’t. It is very difficult to become a permanent resident of the United States, but there are proper immigration […]

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Can Canadians work in LA?

Our immigration law firm is often asked if Canadian citizens can work in the United States. The truth is, Canadian citizens cannot just show up in the United States and begin working. They must go through the proper immigration channels like any other foreign national, meaning that they need to apply for a work visa.  […]

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Business Meeting in LA

Los Angeles is a huge city, with many global businesses. The city welcomes many travelers from other countries every year for a number of different purposes. If you have an upcoming business meeting in Los Angeles or another type of business event that you must enter the United States for, keep in mind that you […]

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Are US citizens denied entry to Canada?

United States citizens are often counted among the many people who are denied entry to Canada every single day for having a criminal record. Even though there are many different reasons why someone would be denied entry to Canada, a criminal record is quite common.  What many people do not realize is that it doesn’t […]

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Get a Green Card For Canada

When someone legally immigrates to the United States, they obtain a green card and can remain in the United States permanently. Canada has a green card too, although it is not actually called a green card. Canada’s green card is called the permanent resident card, and it is given to legal permanent residents. Just like […]

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H1B Visa for Canadians To Work In LA

Canadians who have a job offer in the United States still require a a work visa in order to be allowed to legally work in the United States. One such visa is the H1B work visa. Not all United States work visas are the same, and the H1B work visa is for a very specific […]

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The L-1 Visa For Workers Being Transferred to LA

If you are hoping to expand your business to the United States, or you are expecting to be transferred by your Canadian employer to the United States, you are required to get a United States work visa. The type of United States work visa that applies to this specific situation is the L1 Work visa, […]

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LA Border Immigration Lawyer

It’s not a surprise that not all of the 300,000 people that cross the United States-Canada border every single day get through with ease, but it can come as a huge surprise if you happen to be one of those people. While many people understand that a criminal record can cause you to be denied […]

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Canadian Charged with Immigration Fraud for O-1 Visas in Los Angeles

The O-1 Work Visa is a very specialized United States work visa for individuals with extraordinary abilities in the fields or the arts, sciences, athletics or business. For example, the O-1B work visa is for individuals with extraordinary skills and achievements in the entertainment industry – in other words, people who have won awards and […]

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Apply for a TN Visa to work in LA

Many Canadian citizens come to us and ask if it is possible for Canadian citizens to legally work in the United States. If they are able to obtain the correct work visa for the United States, then it is certainly possible. There is a long list of United States work permits and visas available for […]

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Obtaining an E2 Visa for the United States

If you are a foreign national who has the capital to invest in a United States business, you may be eligible to apply for an E2 investor visa for the United States. This is a specific kind of visa available for investors who are foreign nationals. In order to be eligible, you must be from […]

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Questions to Ask an immigration lawyer

Questions to ask an Immigration Attorney

When you are choosing which immigration attorney to work with, you have many, many attorneys available to choose from. Usually it helps to research various immigration attorneys in your city and then narrow these down to attorneys you want to meet and speak to before you make your final decision. You may have an initial […]

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How to Research an Immigration Lawyer

Five Ways To Find Out About An Immigration Lawyer

A little research never hurt when it comes to finding any kind of service professional. Think about it – whenever you have hired someone in the past, did you look to see if they had glowing recommendations elsewhere, or did you just hire them blindly? It’s likely you did a bit of research before hiring […]

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