Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Ruling on L1A Visa

On Oct. 4, 2012, the Administrative Appeals Offices ruled that to establish eligibility for the L-1 nonimmigrant visa classification, the petitioner must meet the criteria outline in section 101(a)(15)(L) of the Immigrant and Nationality Act. Specifically, a qualifying organization must have employed the beneficiary in a qualifying managerial or executive … Continue reading