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ABCs of Immigration Law for Newer Practitioners: Employment-Based IVs

July 26, 2012
Web Seminar

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ABCs of Immigration Law for Newer Practitioners: Employment-Based IVs [Web Seminar]

This 90-minute web seminarwas originally presented Thursday, July 26, 2012, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time

This introductory seminar for newer practitioners will provide an overview of employment-based immigrant visas and address the following:

  • The Main Categories: EB-1, 2, & 3
  • Labor Certification for EB-2 & 3
  • National Interest Waivers and Schedule A
  • Employer Petition and Priority Dates
  • Adjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing
  • Q&A Session


Karin Wolman (dl), New York, NY
Karin Wolman has a solo practice devoted to professionals, multinational managers, and individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts and sciences. She provides employment-based immigration options for non-profits, healthcare, finance, and technology companies. She assists individuals with employment– and family-based matters, naturalization, and preserving resident status for expatriates. An AILA member since 1996, she serves on national and local committees, speaks at conferences, and moderates the O & P visa forum on AILA InfoNet.

Rómulo E. Guevara, Phoenix, AZ
Rómulo E. Guevara, an attorney with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP has practiced immigration law since 1997 and formerly served as a member of the AILA Board of Publications. Mr. Guevara frequently writes, edits, and speaks for AILA national, regional, and local seminars, in addition to private organizations. Previous activities include AILA 2007 Annual Conference Committee, chair of AILA’s Distance Learning Committee, and editor of conference handbooks.

Matthew I. Hirsch, Wayne, PA Matthew I. Hirsch is a solo practitioner based in suburban Philadelphia. A former trial attorney for legacy INS, Mr. Hirsch now focuses in the areas of employment– and family-based immigration. He is a past chair of the AILA Philadelphia Chapter and has served on numerous local and national committees. For 20 years, he has been a member of the adjunct faculty at the Widener University School of Law in Delaware.

Sylvia G. Titgemeyer, St. Louis, MO
Sylvia G. Titgemeyer is a sole practitioner at Titgemeyer Law Office, LLC. Her practice focuses on employment-based immigration and physicians. She is a past chair of the AILA Missouri/Kansas Chapter, and serves as an AILA mentor. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia.

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The "ABCs of Immigration Law for Newer Practitioners: Employment-Based IVs" web seminar takes place Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the times noted below:

2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

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