Roy Barquet

Roy Barquet

Foley & Lardner LLP

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Navigating Employment-Based Visas for Startups

Startups often seek to hire highly educated employees with degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and science) fields in order to compete with their established competitors. Post-graduate international students...more

9/30/2014 - Corporate Counsel H1-B Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Hiring & Firing L-1 Visas Startups STEM

When Hiring a Foreign Employee May Really Be the Only Feasible Option

The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), otherwise known as the BALCA, recently issued an employer-friendly decision that contemplates how an employer can demonstrate it is not...more

9/9/2014 - BALCA DOL Immigrants PERM Visas

AAO Finds USCIS Impermissibly Redefines Showing of Specialized Knowledge

The Administrative Appeals Office of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, otherwise known as the AAO, recently reversed a finding by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) that had denied approval of an L-1B...more

4/10/2013 - Foreign Workers L-1B Multinationals USCIS Visas

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