Jack Scrantom

Jack coordinates the firm’s cannabis business practice in Washington State, by assisting clients in navigating the complex licensing and regulatory system created by Initiative 502. He has counseled numerous companies through compliance and transactional issues including M&A, license transfers, real estate financing, distribution agreements, and goods and services agreements. In addition to his cannabis practice, Jack also advises clients on a wide range of matters at the intersection of business and immigration, including specialty investment and employment visa issues and administrative advocacy.

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Increased Interest in U.S. Investment-Based Visas Comes as No Surprise.

U.S. Immigrant Investor visa category or “EB-5” Our United States immigration lawyers are seeing increased interest in Investment-based visas and that should come as no surprise. Interest in US business and investment based immigration continues to grow, including the U.S. Immigrant Investor visa category or “EB-5” (at 8 U.S.C. 1153(b)(5)). The reason for this is

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Seattle Kraken Player Misses Beginning of NHL Season with Visa Problems

Immigration Troubles For the NHL’s Seattle Kraken Seattle Kraken right wing Daniel Sprong had to miss the Kraken’s National Hockey League season opener last week against the Anaheim Ducks due to immigration troubles. The Kraken went on to lose against the Ducks in overtime after dropping a two-goal lead. Sprong also ended up missing the

United States Visas

H-1B Visas: Adjusting Status To Permanent Residence

Navigating the Path from H-1B to Permanent Residency in the U.S. Introduction to H-1B and Permanent Residency We represent large and small companies in securing both temporary and permanent employment-based work visas. There is an alphabet soup of work visas, but the most common of the temporary visas is the H-1B Specialty Occupation visa. The

United States Visas

The Benefits of E-2 Visas Over EB-5 Visas

For many investors considering a U.S. investment-based visa, the EB-5 option seems increasingly less attractive. Fortunately, there is the E-2 Treaty Trader Visa, which can be an attractive option for investors who wish to obtain lawful status in the United States for themselves and their immediate family more quickly and at a lower cost than