USCIS Resumes Premium Processing and Reopens Field Offices in Phases

On March 20, USCIS announced the temporary suspension of Premium Processing for all Form I-129 and I-140 petitions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  On June 1, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it will resume premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in phases over the next month.  https://youtu.be/KM5K5yhgmNc Watch our video …

Listen to our Podcast on Strategies for Responding to Requests for Evidence (RFEs) from USCIS

Join Beverly Hills immigration attorneys, Jennifer Grady, Esq. and Anthony Mance, Esq. as they share tips and insight into how to prepare a winning RFE response that will stand out and position your application for an approval. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released new data confirming that employment-based immigration applications have seen a sharp increase …

Jennifer Grady, Esq. to Provide Guest Lecture at UCLA’s International Trade and Commerce Program

On November 30, 2017, Jennifer Grady, Esq. will provide a guest lecture to students at the University of California, Los Angeles, International Trade and Commerce Program as part of their course entitled, “Doing Business in the U.S.”  Ms. Grady will discuss corporate formation options for California entrepreneurs, and immigration visa options, including the Specialty Occupation H-1B …

The Grady Firm Speaks USC Gould Law School LLM Students

On April 11, 2017, business and immigration attorneys, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. and Andrea Graef, JD, LLM, spoke to a group of foreign lawyers who are earning a Masters in Law (LLM degree) from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in downtown Los Angeles, California. As a licensed attorney from Mexico and …

The EB-5 Program Buys More Time Until December

The EB-5 Program, as it presently stands, grants permanent residence to foreign investors if they invest $500,000 (in high unemployment areas) or $1 million (in low unemployment areas) in a new business that employs at least 10 U.S. citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents on a full-time basis. Since its inception in 1990, many believe the program …

L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa For Executives, Managers, and Employees with “Specialized Knowledge”

by Jennifer Grady, Esq. The L-1A Non-Immigrant classification enables a US employer to transfer an executive or manager from one of its affiliated foreign offices abroad to one of its offices in the United States.  This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send an executive …