New export control attestation starts February 20 for H-1B, L-1 and O-1 petitions

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Beginning February 20, 2011, U.S. employers will have to certify their compliance with U.S. export licensing requirements when petitioning for H-1B, H1-B1, L-1, and O-1A visa classifications on behalf of employees. The new I-129 form requires employers to review the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and to classify…

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