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USCIS Memorandum on Specialized Knowledge Workers to Go into Effect August 31st


Did you know chalkboard 52660386In my HRLegalist blog post on April 2, 2015 I shared with our readers the news of the USCIS draft Policy Memorandum (“L-1B Memo” or “Memo”) offering clarification on the definition of “specialized knowledge.” The Memo clarifies for USCIS officers how L-1B visa petitioners may demonstrate that an employee has specialized knowledge and offers a non-exclusive list of factors that adjudicators may consider when determining whether a beneficiary’s knowledge is specialized. These factors are: (Continue reading).