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Could an L-1 Visa work for you? Ask yourself the following questions to see if you might qualify:

 

  
An imageAre you amanager,executive,or a "specialized knowledge" employed by a foreign business entity?
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Have you been working abroad for at least one continuous year within the past 3 years?

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Is you company abroad related to the U.S. business you will establish? Will the foreign entity continue to do business?

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Will you be coming to the United States to open a new office location for your company? Will the new office be active and operating shortly after you arrive in the United States as an L-1?

  

 

If you answered yes to most of the questions above, click next to learn more about the eligibility requirements for an L-1 Visa and tips to keep in mind when submitting your evidence.  

 

 

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