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I am looking to apply for a L1A visa, No I am about to apply

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Hi JA: Hi. How can we...
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JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: I am looking to apply for a L1A visa
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: No I am about to apply for my L1 visa
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: Not yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nothing as such I guess, I am opening an office in Phoenix Arizona and I have doctor for whom we work
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Sorry about the delay. This is a new company that you own and will be investing in to open up? How much money will you be investing? How many jobs for U.S. workers will this investment create? And you have a company that you own outside of the U.S. for more than a year?

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 1 year ago

I do not know why you are not responding, but you are not charged per question, per response, nor per answer. So after I give you my answer, you can continue to ask me questions without additional charge until you are satisfied. I apologize if it is a site issue that you posted and the post did not go through.

If you own a business outside of the U.S. for more than 1 year and will continue to run that business, you can invest $100,000 or more in a U.S. business (doesn't have to be the same business, but must be related by ownership) and you can try for an L-1A visa. Here is a link to that, but keep in mind that both businesses have to be run and should be successful. You can't just come to the U.S. and forget about the business outside and let it die:

http://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-workers/l-1a-intracompany-transferee-executive-or-manager

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Hello. I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? Please let me know. Thank you!

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