By Angelo Paparelli

As noted in our last post, American businesses which offer U.S. secondments to their executives, managers and specialists from affiliated entities abroad must take proactive measures to address several ominous developments adversely affecting the tried-and-true L-1 work visa category for Intracompany Transferees.

Even if a U.S. company can’t tell an L-1

By Angelo Paparelli

U.S. employers have likely grown accustomed to the longstanding controversy over the highly coveted  H-1B visa for workers in a “Specialty Occupation” — the nonimmigrant category whose annual quota for professional workers often is exhausted within a week of each year’s new allotment.  The H-1B controversy arose because of apocryphal or largely