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Anatomy of I-9 Compliance

Form I-9 is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment and is required for all U.S. employers. Every employer must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for each employee, including citizens and noncitizens. Both employees and employers must complete the form.

Two Visa Strategies for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The optimal visa strategy for a foreign entrepreneur will depend on many factors, such as country of origin, nature of the business, and the current immigration status. This article will touch on two visa categories that can be excellent options for a foreign entrepreneur: the E-2 Treaty Investor visa and the L-1A New Office visa. Each visa category has specific requirements, validity periods, renewability, and intent issues. In addition, while every business is different, each one much satisfy the U.S. government’s prepackaged regulatory definitions to fit into these categories.

A Guide for Business Visitors

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers (“CBP”) are responsible for the admission of visitors to the Unites States.  The following guide presents some factors the CBP officer may consider when evaluating your request to enter the U.S. as a business visitor....