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H-1B Cap Cases: RFE Trends

May 22, 2014
Web Seminar

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H-1B Cap Cases: RFE Trends

This 90 minute web seminar was presented live on May 22, 2014, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Our panel of experienced H-1B practitioners discusses the latest (and perhaps not-so greatest) in RFE trends. This seminar provides tips for responding to cap H-1B RFEs, including the type of documentation and legal and factual explanations that may garner an approval..

  • California vs. Vermont Service Center Trends
  • Occupations Under Scrutiny
  • Establishing That There Is Sufficient Specialty Occupation Work for the Entire Validity Period Requested Under the Neufeld Memo
  • Challenges Faced by New and Small Businesses
  • Strategies for Demonstrating Sufficient Work for In-House Employees
  • RFE Trends Related to Educational Equivalencies Based on a Combination of Education and Experience


Yeu S. Hong (dl), Los Angeles, CA Yeu S. Hong is an Attorney at Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez, LLP. He has practiced business and family immigration law since 1998. He focuses on employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services for start-up, mid-sized and large multi-national and U.S. corporations. He has advised individuals and corporations on immigration strategies for a wide range of employment based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. Department of State. He is a past Director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors, past Chair of AILA's Department of State Liaison Committee, and past Chair of AILA's Southern California Chapter Executive Committee. He has also served on AILA's Department of State Liaison Committee; AILA's Business Committee; and AILA's Transformation Committee. Mr. Hong received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Manjunath A. Gokare, Alpharetta, GA Manjunath Gokare is the founder of Gokare Law Firm in Alpharetta, GA. He has been a AILA member since 1999 and he received his J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law (1999). He is an active AILA National Member having served as a member on AILA's Ombudsman committee for 2 years, VSC committee (4th year in a row) and AILA's L-1 Task Force. Manjunath is active in his community and he currently serves on the Board of the Alpharetta High School Foundation.

Nancy H. Morowitz, New York, NY Nancy H. Morowitz is of counsel at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, in the firm's Professional Practices Group, which analyzes federal, state and international immigration developments and provides guidance to the firm on legal issues. Nancy writes frequently on business immigration subjects and is the executive editor of the Global Business Immigration Handbook (Thomson Reuters). She is a graduate of Tulane Law School.

Seminar Recording

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.

Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Members’ Paralegals $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 "H-1B Cap Cases: RFE Trends" web seminar takes place Thursday, May 22, 2014, 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 05/21/2014.

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