This article will focus on the exciting work done by immigration attorneys when helping their clients enter the US market for the first time. While the core focus is on moving owners, executives, and managers from outside the US into the US using the correct visas, other related areas are also reviewed. The aim of the article is to give the reader an overview of permanent and temporary visa options for their business needs. Before delving into the details of the visa process, a quick example of a recent case is discussed.
By Wytske Wijnnobel, LIMES International B.V.
Nothing new under the sun: the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. Up to 31 December 2020, there was a transition period, making it possible for UK nationals to continue living and working in the Netherlands. As of 01 January 2021, living and working in and travelling to the Netherlands is not to be taken for granted. Due to Brexit, individuals and companies need to pay serious attention to the immigration requirements.
By Christopher Pitaluga, Abacus Financial Services Ltd
It’s funny how once-in-a-generation opportunities tend to come, well, once in a generation. In the case of Gibraltar’s recent agreement with Spain and the UK to formalise a treaty by 30 June 2021 that will see Gibraltar join the Schengen area and achieve customs alignment with the EU, it’s a once-in-two-generations event.
By Mohammad Ali Syed, Offt Kurman Attorneys At Law
The L intracompany transfer visa and the E treaty-investor and trader visas are excellent options for international businesses to expand operations in the US. Foreign businesses, regardless of nationality, can send executives, managers, and other workers to work for existing or new offces in the US under the L visa category. The E visa category is available only to businesses and nationals of certain countries that have treaties with the US.