Elizabeth Rogers


Elizabeth Rogers is an attorney located in Warrenton, Virginia. She has focused much of her practice on immigration law, specifically business immigration. Her practice experience ranges from managing employee immigration matters in-house to serving many different clients and their employees in a law firm setting. Elizabeth earned her B.A. in English at Tulane University and her J.D. from Tulane University Law School, where she served as a Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal.

Elizabeth is also passionate about writing, literature, and cooking. Her hobby blog dinnerandanovel.com chronicles these passions by pairing a novel with a corresponding dish that matches its essence.

Articles By Elizabeth Rogers

How H-4 Visa Holder Can Apply for a Work Permit (EAD)
Not every H-4 spouse is eligible for an EAD. Learn whether you are, and how to prepare and submit your application.
What Do I Need to Say in My Statement of Reasons Requesting a J-1 No-Objection Waiver?
Suggestions for supplying a satisfactory explanation of why you should be excused from the two-year home country requirement.
Timeline for Sponsoring an Immigrant Worker for a Green Card
If you are a U.S. employer wishing to hire foreign workers and sponsor them for U.S. permanent residence (in which case they can work for you over the long term), you are no doubt interested in how long this might take.
How Visitors to the U.S. Can Bring Domestic or Personal Servants
An unusual use of the B-1 visa allows nonimmigrant visa holders to be accompanied by maids, cooks, nannies, and so on.
Seven Most Serious Violations of a Student (F-1 or M-1) Visa
When you come to study in the U.S. as a nonimmigrant student (F-1 or M-1), your DSO (Designated School Official) becomes an important person in your life.
Is It Illegal for an Undocumented Immigrant to Start a U.S. Business?
Legal concerns when illegal immigrants work for themselves rather than for a U.S. employer.
Hiring Foreign Workers in the U.S.: First Things to Know
If you’re recruiting for your business, you’ll want to make sure new hires are authorized to work in the United States.
What to Expect at a USCIS Biometrics Appointment
If you are applying for a green card, naturalization, or some other U.S. immigration benefit, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will require you to submit a fee for "biometrics." It will then call you in for a biometrics appointment -- usually a few weeks before you attend the interview
How to Sponsor a Worker for a Temporary, Nonimmigrant Visa
Sponsoring a foreign worker for a U.S. job may be quicker and easier through a nonimmigrant visa than through a green card.
O-1 Visa to the U.S. for Employment: Who Qualifies?
Short-term work visas are available to certain people doing specialized work, including the O visa for outstanding workers in the sciences, arts, athletics, education, or business.