The L1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa designed for managers, executives, and specialized knowledge employees who are being transferred to a U.S. branch, parent, affiliate, or subsidiary of their current employer.

As an experienced L1 Visa Attorney, Olena Manilich is committed to providing exceptional legal services to help you navigate the complex immigration process and obtain your L1 Visa.

Why Choose Olena Manilich as Your L1 Visa Attorney?

  1. In-Depth Knowledge: Olena Manilich has extensive experience with the L1 Visa program, staying up-to-date with the latest requirements and regulations.
  2. Customized Strategies: Olena takes the time to understand your unique immigration goals, offering tailored legal solutions.
  3. Comprehensive Support: From the initial consultation to the final approval, Olena provides ongoing assistance, ensuring a smooth application process.

Understanding the L1 Visa

The L1 Visa is divided into two categories, each with its own set of eligibility requirements:

  1. L1A Visa: For managers and executives who hold a supervisory role or have decision-making authority in the company.
  2. L1B Visa: For employees with specialized knowledge, such as proprietary knowledge of the company’s products, services, or processes.

Eligibility requirements for the L1 Visa include:

  • At least one continuous year of employment with the foreign company within the past three years
  • The U.S. office and the foreign office must have a qualifying relationship, such as a parent, branch, affiliate, or subsidiary
  • The U.S. office must provide sufficient physical premises for the company’s operations
  • The employee must possess the necessary qualifications to perform the job in the U.S.

Key Steps in the L1 Visa Application Process

  1. Assess eligibility: Olena Manilich will evaluate your qualifications, employment history, and company relationship to determine if you are eligible for an L1 Visa.
  2. Prepare the necessary documentation: Olena will help you gather and prepare the required documents, such as evidence of the qualifying relationship between the U.S. and foreign offices, proof of your employment, and a detailed description of your job duties.
  3. File the L1 Visa petition: With Olena’s assistance, your employer will submit the L1 Visa petition (Form I-129) to USCIS, ensuring it’s complete and free of errors.
  4. Consular processing or Change of Status: Once your L1 Visa petition is approved, Olena will guide you through the consular processing or change of status process, depending on your current location and circumstances.
  5. Receive your L1 Visa: Upon successful completion of the process, you will be granted an L1 Visa, allowing you to live and work in the United States for the specified period.

Building a Strong L1 Visa Application

A successful L1 Visa application requires careful preparation and attention to detail. Olena Manilich will work closely with you and your employer to develop a strong application, including:

  1. Demonstrating the qualifying relationship: Olena will help you provide sufficient evidence to establish the qualifying relationship between the U.S. and foreign offices.
  2. Highlighting your qualifications: Olena will emphasize your managerial, executive, or specialized knowledge qualifications and your ability to perform the job in the U.S.
  3. Ensuring accurate documentation: Olena will guide you in gathering and preparing the required documents, such as the company’s financial statements, organizational charts, and evidence of the physical premises.

Don’t navigate the complex L1 Visa application process alone. Trust the expertise of Olena Manilich, an experienced L1 Visa Attorney, to guide you through every step.

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Schedule your consultation with Olena Manilich today and take the first step towards securing your U.S. intracompany transferee visa!