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H-2B Suspension by DOL/USCIS: Where We Go From Here

April 23, 2013
Web Seminar

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H-2B Suspension by DOL/USCIS: Where We Go From Here

This 90 minute web seminar was presented live on April 23, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Few visa types have undergone as many procedural starts and stops as the H-2B visa for temporary workers. Keep abreast of the latest changes by joining us for this seminar covering the recent federal court actions and basics of H-2B processing including definitions and the requirements for compliance with DOL, DHS, and DOS.

  • Update on Suspension of H-2B Processing and status of recent Federal Court action
  • Regulations and Status of Injunction
  • Who Is Eligible for an H-2B? Defining Seasonal, Intermittent, Peak Load or One-Time Workers
  • Overview of Current DOL Requirements-Wages, Recruitment and Labor Certification
  • Overview of USCIS Requirements
  • Caps and Timing
  • Consular Processing


Edward Robert White (dl), Boston, MA
Edward R. White practices immigration law in Boston. His practice is primarily business and employment based immigration. Mr. White is Chair-Elect of the AILA New England Chapter, and has served as chapter liaison to the local USCIS offices, as Congressional liaison and state workforce agency liaison. Mr. White is a 1992 graduate of DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, and since 2000 has managed his own business immigration law practice in Boston.

Kevin Lashus, Austin, TX
Kevin Lashus graduated from Stanford University in 1994 and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1998. Mr. Lashus is the Managing Partner of the Austin office of Jackson Lewis LLP. He is also Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Lashus has represented management in employment verification compliance investigations, administrative employer sanctions cases, in-bound business immigration, USCIS fraud investigations and other workplace law matters since 2007.

Amy Novak, Vail, CO
Amy Novak founded the Novak Law Office in Vail, Colorado where she specializes in immigration law, with an emphasis on temporary employment visas. Ms. Novak attended the University of Michigan where she received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. Ms. Novak is active in the Colorado chapter of AILA, most recently serving as the DMV/SSA liaison. She has been practicing immigration law for over 8 years, and she is licensed in both New York and Colorado.

Seminar Recording

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Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Member's Paralegal $129.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $129.00
AILA Law Student Members $129.00
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00

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The "Developments in H-2B Processing" web seminar takes place Tuesday, April 23, 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 4/22/13.

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