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Pacific Northwest Cross Border Law is an immigration firm located on the U.S.-Canada border. The firm focuses on helping Canadians cross the border for work, pleasure, or permanent residence. We offer assistance with obtaining a wide array of work-authorized non-immigrant visas, as well as family-based and employment-based immigration. If you are seeking access to the U.S. for work, or to settle permanently, we encourage you to contact our office, view our blog, or sign up for e-mail updates.

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On January 12, 2021 the Center for Disease Control issued a new order restricting air travel to the United States. Beginning on January 26, 2021, all passengers on flights entering the United States must present a negative COVID test prior to boarding their flight. The test must be conducted within 3 days prior to departure.… Read More

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As of mid-September 2020 naturalization interviews and ceremonies were proceeding at the USCIS field office in Seattle with social distancing and COVID-19 protocols in place. Unlike previous accounts of the final step of the naturalization process, this naturalization interview and ceremony followed a different procedures to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Like so many… Read More

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Pacific Northwest Cross Border Law remains fully operational. I have access to files, and the continued capacity to correspond by e-mail, telephone, fax, and traditional mail. Most of my firm’s operations have shifted to a temporary home office, a five-minute commute from the firm’s commercial space. Many US immigration agencies have closed their offices, however,… Read More

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Canadians who have been convicted of a crime may need to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility before they can once again seek admission to the U.S. Although not specifically required, court and prison records may be requested by the Admissibility Review Office after an applicant has submitted a waiver application. If an applicant has… Read More

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Many green card petitions will require at least one tax tax transcript at some point in the process. For example, most sponsors on an Affidavit of Support must submit their tax transcript for the most recent year, and should be prepared to submit their transcripts for the most recent three years (unless exempt from filing… Read More

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In July 2019 the Government Accountability Office published Actions Needed to Improve E-2 Visa Adjudication and Fraud Coordination. Since then, consular officers in Toronto have been asking some E-2 Non-immigrant Investor Visa applicants for additional evidence following their visa interview.

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