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USCIS has released data indicating that, thus far, H-1B approvals were significantly down in fiscal year (FY) 2018. The FY 2019 H-1B cap-subject quota season will open on April 1, 2018, so it’s time for immigration attorneys to get ready for the H-1B season! Our expert panelists will discuss the lessons learned from FY 2018, and review recent H-1B adjudication trends in light of the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order and the 2017 USCIS Computer Programmer Policy Memorandum. In addition, in order to equip practitioners with best practices and filing strategies, our speakers will identify pre– and post-filing tips to help successfully navigate the increasingly complex H-1B process.
- Level 1 and Level 2 Wage Scrutiny
- Specialty Occupation and Establishing Degree Requirements
- USCIS Computer Programmer Policy Memorandum
- “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order and Its Practical Implications
- The Employer-Employee Relationship: Consulting Companies, Multiple Worksites, and Offsite Employment
|Free Downloadable Seminar Recording Included with Live Registration Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days from the seminar date.
- *Sarah K. Peterson (DL), AILA Board of Governors/ DOL Liaison Committee Chair, Minneapolis, MN
- *Jonathan A. Grode, AILA Law Student Outreach Committee Chair, Philadelphia, PA
- *Joseph John Shepherd, AILA CSC Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Los Angeles, CA
*Invited, not confirmed
The speaker's/author’s views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author’s experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.
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The Getting Ready for H-1B Season FY 2019: Filing Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid
web seminar takes place Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at the times noted below:
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