Employment-Based Nonimmigrants Tutorial Videos

Defining Executive Capacity and How to Prove It in the L-1A/EB-1 Context
In the L-1A/EB-1 context, an employer must categorize their beneficiary as either an executive or a manager. This video gives an overview of the definition of executive capacity, its requirements, and how to prove the beneficiary is functioning in an executive capacity.
Defining Managerial Capacity and How to Prove It in the L-1A/EB-1 Context
In the L-1A/EB-1 context, an employer must categorize their beneficiary as either an executive or a manager. This video gives an overview of the definition of managerial capacity, its requirements, and how to prove the beneficiary is functioning in a managerial capacity.
Defining Functional Manager and How to Prove It in the L-1A/EB-1 Context
What is a functional manager and how can you prove it in the L-1A/EB-1 context? This video gives an overview of the definition of functional manager, its requirements, and how to prove the beneficiary will be working as a functional manager.
When Can the 212(d)(3) Waiver Be Used?
This video will explore in what circumstances the 212(d)(3) waiver can be used
Showing a “Qualifying Relationship” for the L-1 Visa
Corporate documentation that may be used to show that entities (the entity at which an individual work/worked abroad and the entity to which the individual is being transferred in the U.S.) possess the appropriate qualifying relationship (parent, subsidiary, affiliates, branch offices, joint venture).
L-1A Filing (USCIS vs. CBP)
Documents and forms that need to go with this filing in a basic case, what color to print each part, where to file, who else to serve.
H-1B Entry Level Specialty Occupation
Entry-level workers applying for H-1B may be subject to greater scrutiny if they have a level-one wage. Learn to develop arguments such as the entry level duties rely on the skills from the B.A. degree and/or that the duties of the position can be complex and specialized even for an entry level position to help clients overcome this challenge.
H-1B End Client/Third-Party Worksite Evidence
When an H-1B beneficiary works at a third-party worksite, what evidence is needed to establish the employer-employee relationship between the petitioner and beneficiary?
Best Practices for Checks Payable to USCIS
How to submit a check to USCIS and make sure it has been received.
Demonstrating "Specialized Knowledge" for an L-1B Filing
Suggestions and examples of what to include, common items USCIS will expect, and what not to include.
Stateside L-1 Petition vs. Blanket L-1 Petition
The procedural differences and documentation differences between obtaining an L-1 approval through USCIS versus through the Consulate with a Blanket petition.
L-1B Filing
Suggestions and examples of what to include, common items USCIS will expect, what not to include.
Supplement J: What It Is and How to Complete It
Completing I-485 Supplement J, Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability Under INA Section 204(j).
Demonstrating "Specialty Occupation"
How to show that a position is a “specialty occupation."