LAC Blog

What types of OPT are available?

January 28, 2015 Larrabee

Pre-completion: An F-1 student may be authorized to participate in pre-completion OPT after he or she has been enrolled for one full academic year. The pre-completion OPT must be directly related to the student’s major field of study. Students authorized to participate in pre-completion OPT...

Merger and Compliance Issues: How to Ensure Success Post-Filing

September 5, 2014 Larrabee

If the downturn in the economy has taught us anything, it is that changes in the corporate landscape are inevitable. Corporate mergers and acquisitions are more prevalent now than in years past. Immigration practitioners need to understand the immigration consequences of such mergers and acquistions...

An L-1 Survival Kit – Tips and Strategies in Today’s Environment

September 5, 2014 Larrabee

L-1B Adjudications: Wasn't the L-1 Created to Encourage Foreign Investment in the United States? The U.S. government continues to contradict itself when it comes to immigration and foreign investment in the United States. Although there are visa categories available to entrepreneurs, investors and their employees and...

Managing Intermittent Foreign Employees in the I-9 Context

August 6, 2014 Larrabee

Author: Claudia Martorell    As business operations become more global in scope, it has become increasingly common for U.S. companies to sponsor foreign nationals for intermittent employment in the U.S.  Such assignments may occur in regular intervals or more sporadically, and may vary in duration from...