Articles Posted in L-1B

L-1B classification was initially created by Congress to allow multinational

companies to easily transfer employers from foreign operations to intra-company

offices in the United States. To receive L-1B classification the applicant must work

abroad for the overseas arm of the US employer for one continuous year and

demonstrate that he has “specialized knowledge” in relation to the employer’s

people-at-work-4-37060-morganization. When Congress created this

classification, “specialized knowledge”

was not well defined. The lack of guidance on the

meaning of “specialized

knowledge” has led to many denials.

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