Validity of Venezuelan passports extended – what you need to know

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Venezuelan passport extended

On June 7, Venezuela’s National Assembly published a decree signed by Interim President Juan Guaido, to extend the validity of Venezuelan passports for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passport renewals in Venezuela are nearly impossible because of the high cost of the document, lack of primary materials to make new ones, and other actions taken … Read More

Why Is Your Immigration Case Taking So Long?

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Immigration Case Taking So Long

USCIS Processing Delays Have Now Hit Crisis Levels AILA, the national bar association of immigration lawyers, comprised of over 15,000 members located in every state in the U.S. and worldwide, has put together some useful information for those experiencing immigration-cases approval delays. Why Hasn’t Your Case Been Decided Yet? Nationwide, you and millions of families, businesses, and people applying for … Read More

Bratter PA office in West Palm Beach, now open to the public

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Bratter office West Palm Beach

In 2016, Bratter PA Immigration Law Firm opened a private office in West Palm Beach, with areas of focus in financial technology and the arts. We are now pleased to announce that on May 10, our West Palm Beach Office will open its doors for the first time for public consultations. We are excited to offer our services to the … Read More

Joshua Bratter, the top startup immigration attorney

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Immigration visas for startups demystified

What’s up with immigration visas for entrepreneurs? Is ‘startup visa’ coming back? Anybody really keeping up with the current immigration system? In this episode of Valley Talk, the Silicon Valley talk show about growing a startup in Silicon Valley, producer and host Sylvia Gorajek talks to top startup immigration attorney Joshua Bratter about immigration and startups. Immigrants have founded 51% … Read More

Bratter PA & The Impact of Immigration Law featured in SwimSwam

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Countless elite international swimmers and coaches who are training and competing in the United States have worked with Joshua Bratter and Bratter PA to secure immigration status and residency. He is simply the ‘go-to authority’ in the field for swimmers who desire to come to the United States. Click here to read more on the issue.

The E2 (Investor) Visa and Intellectual Property in Lieu of Capital Investment

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Share this PostThe E2 Visa, The Investor Visa, has historically been an effective vehicle for foreign national entrepreneurs and company owners to both embark on a new commercial enterprise in the United States, and to obtain corresponding visas for themselves, as the principal investor, and to transfer essential employees. Such essential employees must possess unique knowledge of the company, its ... Read More

“Outside of the Box Thinking” In the Diagnosis of Immigration Strategies

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“Outside of the Box Thinking” In the Diagnosis of Immigration Strategies   In the world of H-1B Quota limitations, it is becoming increasingly necessary for immigration practitioners to employ “outside of the box thinking” in diagnosing immigration strategies for prospective nonimmigrants. Traditionally, the linear world of immigration processing saw the immigration evaluation of a prospective client as a relatively formulaic … Read More

Tectonic Shifts in the Adjudication of Extraordinary Ability Petitions for Athletes

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The author, Joshua P. Bratter, Esquire, has been representing extraordinary ability athletes in the O-1 and EB11 Classifications for 17 years, and presently represents Olympic Medalists, World Record Holders and National Champions.   Recent trends in the adjudication of extraordinary ability petitions for athletes seems to represent a strict interpretational inclination on the part of Service Center Adjudicators in the … Read More