Restaurant Wins Specialized Knowledge Visa Fight with DHS

By | Immigration Blog | October 23, 2014
Restaurant Wins Specialized Knowledge Visa Fight with DHS

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.,   has rejected U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services’ determination that “inherent knowledge a person gains as a result of his or her upbringing, family and community traditions, and overall assimilation to one’s native culture necessarily falls into the realm of general knowledge” and therefore cannot not considered “specialized knowledge” as required for L-1B, intra-company transfer visa.