New Visa Reciprocity for Mexican Nationals 

The United States Department of State (DOS) periodically reviews the nonimmigrant visa reciprocity agreements between the United States and other counties in order to make any appropriate changes based on the treatment U.S. nationals by the foreign country.  In their most recent review, the DOS updated the reciprocity schedule and increased the length of time for certain visas categories for Mexican nationals, particularly the E and L-1.  Applicants requesting E and L-1 visas will now have the option to petition for a longer visa validity period – up to 48 months – as detailed below: This update is highly beneficial [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Business Immigration|Tags: , , , , , |

Buy American, Hire American: Impact to your Nonimmigrant Visa Petition

On April 18, 2017 President Trump signed the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) Executive Order.  The goal of BAHA is to strengthen the U.S. economy by protecting the interests, wages, and employment of U.S. workers through rigorous enforcement and administration of immigration laws.  If you are considering applying for a nonimmigrant visa, it is important to know exactly what BAHA is, how it impacts your L, E, H, or O visa petition, and ways you can position your petition for a more favorable adjudication post-BAHA.   What is the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) Presidential Executive Order? Section [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Business Immigration|Tags: , , , , |
Go to Top