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Lisa Scott

  Lisa Scott, founder, and owner, and attorney of Scott Global Migration Law Group, has just celebrated her 30 year anniversary of practicing immigration and nationality law. In those three decades she has cultivated her expertise across all variety of immigration cases; from employment-based cases for multinational corporations to immigrant petitions for individuals and more. As the…
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Demonstrating that an Employer-Employee Relationship Exists for H-1B employers.

An H-1B petition requires that a valid employer-employee relationship exists for the validity of the H-1B petition. The Department of Homeland Security has indicated that a valid employer-employee relationship is determined by examining whether the U.S. employer “has the right to control the beneficiary’s employment”.

Automatic EAD Extensions

According to Final Ruling of “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Non-immigrant Workers” automatic extensions of the validity periods of certain Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766) will be allowed for up to 180 days for individuals who: • Timely filed to renew an Employment Authorization Document (EAD); •…
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Life After F-1 at U of I

Lisa Scott is excited to present our new and improved “Life After F-1” discussion in collaboration with the University of Illinois School of Business and Career Services. Come with all of your immigration questions and catch her today at 7:00pm in the Deloitte Auditorium!

Protect Your Privacy: Things to keep in mind during the age of surveillance

Protect your privacy and keep your technology safe while traveling, especially through airports. Follow us on Facebook for more updates: Here ©Scott Global Migration Law Group, 2017