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Jacob Sapochnick’s Legal Guides

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  • What is a C Visa?

    The C visa category is reserved for aliens who are passing through the US on their way to another country. To obtain a C visa, the person must demonstrate that they will be in immediate and continuous transit through the US. C visas are available in four general categories: ...

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  • Options for Canadians to apply for the TN Visa at the Mexican Border Crossing

    As many of our readers know, Chapter 16 of NAFTA (Temporary Entry of Business Persons) provides for the simplified and expeditious temporary entry of businesspersons who are citizens of one country to go into the territory of another. It contains the reciprocal commitments of ...

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  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the U.S. Economy

    Foreign investment in the United States has been enshrined in U.S. immigration statutes and regulations for more than 50 years, beginning with the enactment of the treaty investor provisions. The Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) urges U.S. consular officers to adjudicate E-2 trea...

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  • E2 VISAS FOR SELF EMPLOYED CHEFS, RESTAURANT OWNERS, ENTERPRENUERS AND HOTEL EXECUTIVES

    One industry that has seen a rise of available jobs is the hospitality industry in the US, primarily hotels and Restaurants. Although many Hospitality workers wait months or even years for permission to live and work in the US legally, a small but growing number have found a leg...

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  • F1 & M1 Student Visas

    Colleges in the United States are attracting students from all over the world. How do foreign students legally enter the US? Jacob Sapochnick, a lawyer specializing in immigration explains what is required.

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  • TN Visa Lawyer - How to get a TN Visa for Mexican and Canadian Nationals?

    Are you from Mexico (or Canada) and you want to work in the United States? The TN visa may be the perfect option for you. Jacob explains the details.

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  • National Interest Waiver (EB2) - A Green Card without an Employer Sponsor?

    How can you get a green card if there is no employer to sponsor you? You may qualify for an EB2 "National Interest Waiver". Watch this video for a detailed explanation.

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  • Work Visas for the Hospitality Industry: J-1, H-3, H2B, L-1, E2, TN and H-1B

    Top 7 visas used by Hotels and Restaurants to bring workers on board. Whether transferring employees between international properties or employing management trainees, immigration is an integral part of the hospitality industry. The top seven visa types utilized by the hospit...

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  • I-601 Waiver - What to do when your spouse is an illegal alien?

    Did your spouse enter the United States illegally? The options for you may be a little difficult. But it is possible to gain legal status. In this video, the process of getting legal status for the United States is explained as it applies to an illegal spouse of an American Citizen.

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  • Marriage Based Adjustment Interview Process

    Are you married to a foreign national? Perhaps you will be having an interview at a local USCIS office. Wonder how it works? What they ask? Find out as Jacob Sapochnick explains all about the process.

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