Good Practice Pointers Before Traveling as a Non-Immigrant

By: Carmen C. Lopez As an employer, there are several good pointers you can recommend to your employees who hold non-immigrant visas such as L-1 or H-1B, before traveling outside the United States.  Some of these recommendations include the following: Ensure that the validity period of the foreign passport the employee holds, is valid for […]
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REAL ID Act Compliance Deadline

Beginning January 22, 2018 TSA will no longer accept driver’s licenses or identification that are not REAL ID Act compliant for domestic travel. Passed in 2005, with a recommendation from the 9/11 Commission, the REAL ID Act sets national minimum-security standards and prohibits federal agencies from accepting non-compliant IDs and driver’s licenses for official purposes, […]
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CBP Practice Alert: Water Damaged Visas and Passports

In the wake of two hurricanes that have brought massive flooding to Texas, Louisiana and Florida, many foreign nationals are reporting that their passports and visas have been water-damaged. Clients with water-damaged documents should be advised to replace them prior to traveling internationally (if possible) or ensuring that they allow time to apply for a […]
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