Visa L-1

Yes, you may purchase new business, as long as long it is done under the same corporation name. You may not change employers or corporation without filing a new L-1 petition.


 Can I move L-1 employees to different sites around the U.S.?

No, there is no such requirement, but paying L-1 workers significantly below the prevailing wage or the wages of your U.S. resident staff is likely to result in the USCIS viewing your petition unfavorably. It could also result in investigations by the USCIS or Department of Labor.


You have a short grace period in which you may look for a new job, and have it approved by the USCIS. Barring that, you need to return to your home country


Yes, if your company can send you to the U.S. to work for a branch office, subsidiary or affiliate, or to open and manage a franchise or non-franchise business.


The L1 Blanket petition is a procedure through which a very large company can pre-qualify to transfer their L-1 employees. Once the L1 Blanket is approved, the company can transfer people to the U.S. quickly and on short notice without having to file a petition with 

Green Card: EB-5 is Suitable For:

  • Foreign entrepreneurs who invest $500,000 in a commercial enterprise in a targeted employment area that will benefit the U.S. economy and create at least 5 full-time U.S. jobs
  • Foreign entrepreneurs who invest $1,000,000 in a commercial enterprise that will benefit the U.S. economy and create at least 10 full-time U.S. jobs
  • Immediate family members of EB-5 foreign entrepreneur visa applicants

Immigration Service Includes:

  • Full Review of your personal circumstances
  • Confirmation that the Green Card: EB-5 is appropriate for you
  • Checklist of documents that you need for your

Green Card: EB-5

  • Accurate preparation of your visa application
  • Submission of your visa application to the proper government agencies
  • Careful co-ordination of all correspondence with government agencies
  • Expert advise on how to handle yourself at your Consular or USCIS interview, and what to expect
  • Online access to your case status
  • Unlimited personal communication with your own VisaPro immigration attorney
  • Fast, easy and secure processing through your personal online VisaPro account

Why Use VisaPro Immigration Service?

  • Process your visa online: Fast, Easy & Secure
  • Experienced immigration attorneys prepare and file your case
  • Avoid costly mistakes and subsequent delays with the USCIS
  • Track the progress of your case online: 24 hours a day
  • Access to legal advice from the comfort of your home or office
  • Send unlimited case questions to your VisaPro attorney and receive timely responses online
  • Low, flat fee - No hidden costs

The two major benefits of L-1 visa over E-2 visa are: 

• L-1 petition gets approved in the U.S. unlike the E-2 visa 
• L-1 status allows you to legally apply for a Green Card. On E-2 visa you can apply, however, it is much more difficult

No, you may not be permitted to work for a company other than the one that has sponsored your L-1 visa.


L-2 spouse of an L-1 visa holder can now obtain a general Employment Authorization. This employment authorization must be applied for separately, though. The L-2 child is not permitted to work.


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