AUTHOR:  Harry J. Joe.

Despite USCIS’s 251 prior approvals of L-1B Specialized Knowledge Visa Petitions filed by Fogo De Chao for gaucho chefs, a federal District Court in Washington, D.C., upheld the USCIS’s denial of such a petition for Rones Gasparetto  and found the agency’s interpretation of “specialized knowledge” was not arbitrary, capricious or unreasonable.