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Off-Message Immigration Bureaucrats Undermine the President's Jobs Push by Refusing L-1 Specialist Visas to Indian Citizens

"The State Department defends its high Indian refusal rate by suggesting that the posts in India receive more L-1B applications and approve more L-1B visas than any other U.S. consulates or embassies worldwide. Neither State nor USCIS has explained, however, why "specialized knowledge"...

The L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa Facing Attack from All Branches of the Federal Government: Angelo A. Paparelli

Part I : "The L-1 — a veritable Clydesdale of work visas — allows executives, managers and employees with specialized knowledge, gained at an overseas affiliate, subsidiary or parent, to enter the U.S. and work in a comparable capacity for a related company. This two-part blog post will...

L-1 Petitioners Beware: USCIS Confirms Plans to Expand FDNS Site Visit Program

"In an April 24, 2014 stakeholder teleconference, FDNS’s Associate Director, Sarah Kendall, confirmed plans to expand the Administrative Site Visit and Verification Program (ASVVP) to include all L-1 employers. ... USCIS has provided little guidance regarding L-1 compliance. Therefore, sending...