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Os & Ps & Bears, Oh My

March 14, 2013
Audio Seminar

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Os & Ps & Bears, Oh My

This 90 minute audio seminar was presented live on March 14, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

This seminar will examine current trouble spots in petitions and visa processing for artists, entertainers, business people of extraordinary ability, and prominent groups.

  • Agent Filings --Service Insistence on Having One or More “Employer”
  • Using Skirball to Overcome Dismissal of Testimonial Letters
  • Kazarian Standards in O-1 Adjudications --Is This Happening or Am I Having a Nightmare?
  • Denials & Consular Revocations --Preparing Your Client to Avoid Them Based on Lack of Info in PIMS
  • Group Appointments --Pros & Cons


Brent Renison (dl), Portland, OR
Brent Renison has received multiple national and local awards in the field of immigration law including the Ninth Annual Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law. He is a co-founder of Parrilli Renison headquartered in Portland, Oregon. He has prepared numerous O and P petitions on behalf of artists and arts groups, including the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and its Time Based Art (TBA) Festival, and British author Ian McEwan.

Daniel Aharoni, New York, NY
Daniel Aharoni has been a prominent immigration counsel to entertainers and music, theatre, film, new media, visual and conceptual artists and creatives, and the companies that engage them since 1981.

Laya R. Kushner, Charlotte, NC
Laya R. Kushner received her B.A. from State University of New York at Binghamton (1991) and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore (1994). Ms. Kushner is a third generation attorney practicing immigration law, and a member of the bars of the State of North Carolina, State of New York and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Kushner has lectured to the immigration bar and various law schools.

Registration & Pricing

AILA Members: $129
Non-AILA Members: $199

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The "Os & Ps & Bears, Oh My" audio seminar takes place Thursday, March 14, 2013 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

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 3/13/13.

Tuition Assistance

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CLE Information

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations: No refunds will be given after the seminar has started.

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