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Celebrating Three New L1 Visa Approvals Last Week

Our firm is celebrating the approval of three L1 visas this past week. The clients are from as far and wide as India and Canada, and the business sectors range from IT to construction. Read more below.

The L1 Visa permits the intracompany transfer of qualifying employees from the overseas branch to the US branch of a related company. You can either move staff to an existing office in the US or establish a new one (a New Office L1). Managers and executives may be eligible for an L1 visa that is renewable up to a maximum of seven years, while specialized knowledge employees may apply for an L1B visa, which is renewable up to five years. L1 visa holders are permitted to seek permanent residency (Green Cards), for example under the EB1C Visa route for international managers and executives.

Read more about L1 Visa

  1. L1A for a manager of construction and landscaping materials company in Canada

The Canadian Company, engaged in supplying construction and landscape materials in the Province of Ontario established presence in the US by acquiring an existing stone and construction equipment supply company in Florida. The petition was filed on behalf of the beneficiary to grow and expand the business.

  1. L1A for an Executive of an Importer and Wholesaler of Home Décor and Fragrances from India

The US company was set up to expand the operations of the Indian entity which has been engaged in importing and wholesaling of home décor and fragrances. The US Company will be selling products from India to brick-and-mortar stores as well as online. They are planning to have at least three warehouses that will allow the company store and easily service its clients. In addition, the Company will engage in the export of products to other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, as well as countries within the European Union and across Latin America.

3. L1B for a Cloud Solution Architect from India. 

The Petitioner provides a multi-cloud governance platform used to manage cloud resources in public cloud like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc. The goal of cloud governance is to enhance data security, manage risk, reduce cost and enable the smooth operation of cloud systems.  As a cloud governance provider, the Petitioner helps companies rapidly achieve continuous and autonomous cloud governance at scale across Financial operations (FinOps), Security Operations (SecOps) and Cloud operations (CloudOps).  

The Petitioner enables organizations with multi-cloud strategies and business models to monitor, act, and report from a single, unified dashboard. By building a secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure with nextGen multi-cloud governance, the company helps achieve continuous and autonomous Cloud Governance at scale.

If you are interested in learning more about the L1 Visa or starting an application, contact us for a free consultation.

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