E Visa Trends and Challenges

E Visa Trends and Challenges

E Visa Trends and Challenges - Recording (CLE Included)
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Recorded 12/02/2021
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Streaming
SKU WS2021-12-02-DL

E visa adjudications have been severely affected by COVID-19 and the regular and ongoing closures of U.S. consulates. With E visa units barely operating for more than a year, many clients were unable to process applications with the Department of State (DOS), faced major delays, or looked to change of status or extension of status filings with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The experts on this intermediate panel will discuss current trends with E visa adjudications at the consulates and the aftermath of filings with USCIS as treaty traders, investors, and employees resume more normal travel.

Featured Topics:

  • Current Status of E Visa Adjudications at Consulates
  • Updating Packages Submitted Months Ago as E Visa Applicants Are Called for Interviews
  • Presenting E-2 Applications for Newer Businesses When Investors Have Been Unable to Work for the Company for Long Periods
  • How Are Consulates Dealing with Applicants Who Filed Changes to E Status or Extensions of E Status with USCIS?

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About the Faculty

Ramon E. Curiel, AILA Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Liaison Committee Chair, San Antonio, TX

Janice A. Flynn, London, UK

Bryan Funai, Schaumburg, IL

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.