I have always been fond of trusts generally and, when it comes to real estate investment, a land trust can be an ideal solution in many situations. The only real drawback is that a lot of people are unfamiliar with trusts and it takes a good deal of explaining to get them to the necessary comfort level. The purpose of READ FULL POST
Premium processing is a expedited service offered by the USCIS for certain visa types. There is an extra charge, which adjusts from time to time (currently $1,440). The advantage of premium processing is that you will get a response to the application within 15 days.
Here is an overview of the spousal petition process that we provide our clients. Hopefully, you will find the step-by-step explanation helpful, and maybe even become a client yourself. : ) Document Preparation The first step is collecting documents and information from you, so we can prepare the various forms involved. In a typical spousal petition, the following forms will READ FULL POST
Readers interested in converting their B-1/B-2 visa to an F visa in order to study in the US should read this article first.
Are you a foreigner already working in the US? Are you now interested in remaining in the US on a permanent basis? Or, are you a US employer looking to keep a foreign worker permanently? Here is how you do it. Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) is the system set up by the USCIS for obtaining what is called “labor certification.” Labor certification is READ FULL POST
Multinational companies can usually qualify for the Blanket L-1 program, which greatly facilitates the transfer of employees to the US.
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the process, which is referred to as “tax controversy,” so you will have an idea of what to expect and can make wise, cost-effective decisions about how to proceed.
the TN-1 classification is available only to Canadian citizens who intend to work in the U.S. in certain professions. The NAFTA list of approved professions includes accountants, engineers, attorneys, pharmacists, scientists, and teachers.
There are a few different ways to find properties, each of which has pros and cons. We will start with the traditional methods and work our way progressively towards paths less traveled.
If you have managed to land on the IRS’ (or Department of Revenue’s) radar, and the agent is conducting an examination of your return, you are undoubtedly considering your options. This article is intended to give you an idea of what to expect and some of the key considerations along the way.