The L-1 Visa For Workers Being Transferred to New York City

Are you a Canadian citizen or other foreign national who is being transferred to a job in New York City? This can be a great opportunity, but you will need the right Untied States work visa first.

Someone who is being transferred to the United States from a foreign company that is related to the United States office or who is expanding their business into the United States may find that the L1 work visa is appropriate for your situation. L-1 Visa for the United States

Requirements for the L1 work visa for the United States

The L1 work visa, like all of the United States work visas, has strict legal definitions relating to it and you need to ensure that you have the ability to meet the requirements before you apply. These requirements include:

The foreign employee must be being transferred to a United States-based office that is a parent company, affiliate, subsidiary or branch of the foreign company.

The foreign employee must have worked for at least one year for the foreign company, and this year of work must have been within the last three years.

The foreign employee must work in a certain position: either a specialized knowledge position, or a managerial or executive role.

The foreign company must also remain in business outside of the United States after the transfer.

If you think that this L1 work visa for the United States would fit your situation, contact us as soon as possible for assistance. No United States work visa is easy to obtain, but we can help you get there. We have helped many Canadian companies and other foreign companies of all sizes (large, medium or small) expand their business to the United States, and we can help you too.

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