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2017 AILA PERM/H-2B Practice Conference

August 18– 19, 2017
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA

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Presented 08/18/17-08/19/17
CLE Eligible Yes
Length TBD
Format In-Person Event

This intermediate- to advanced-level two-day conference addresses both PERM and H-2B visa practice. Day 1 deals exclusively with PERM, covering recent trends, drafting and recruitment strategies, prevailing wage issues, ethics, and more. Day 2 focuses on H-2Bs, addressing recent developments, best practices for dealing with the various agencies, establishing temporary need, employer obligations, audits, and litigation. Attendees also have the option to come a day early and participate in an intensive marketing workshop featuring Legal Connect with Google. Join us in Seattle for this unique educational event!

Your registration includes admission to CLE Sessions, an electronic copy of the conference handbook, opportunities to network, lunch, and a copy of the attendee list.

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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.

  Early Bird

(Through 08/08/17)
Onsite Rate

(After 08/08/17)
AILA Members $595.00 $695.00
AILA Members' Paralegal $595.00 $695.00
AILA Law Student Members $395.00 $495.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $445.00 $545.00
Nonmember Attorneys $795.00 $895.00
Nonmember Law Students $495.00 $595.00
Government $615.00 $715.00
Nonprofit Attorneys $615.00 $715.00

Online registration ends Tuesday, August 15, 2017. After this date, onsite registration will be available.

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Please note: All registrations are subject to approval. Attendance at AILA conferences and seminars is solely restricted to AILA members and their employees, government employees, and nonmember attorneys. Non-attorney attendance is limited to the employees of AILA members in good standing, to HR professionals who have an AILA member reference, employees of accredited educational institutions providing support to international student and scholar services at their employing institutions, and accredited representatives under 8 CFR §292.2. AILA will reject conference registrations from persons who provide representation without authorization in violation of 8 CFR §292.1, such as for-profit "immigration consultants" and "notarios."

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AILA will file for CLE credits in appropriate jurisdictions. Eligible participants can receive up to 15.4 total (including, up to 1.2 ethics credit) in 50-minute jurisdictions and up to 12.8 total credits (including, up to 1.0 ethics credit) in 60-minute jurisdictions. To receive CLE credit, attorneys must record sessions attended and CLE codes provided at each session via webCLE. More information on jurisdictions approving this program for CLE credit will be available closer to the conference date. Live attendance must be recorded by August 28, 2017. This deadline does not apply to the download format.

Please Note: CLE credits not reported on webCLE by the published deadline will be subject to an administrative late fee to cover incurred costs.

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(Group Code: AILA PERM Conference)
Sheraton Seattle 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

AILA Room Rate: $239 Single/Double* (plus applicable taxes)

Note: The specially discounted AILA group rate has been contracted for room nights reserved from 08/17/2017 through 08/19/2017 only. The AILA group rate is not guaranteed for any other dates and will be based on availability.

Hotel Cut-off Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017*

* The cancellation of guaranteed reservations must be received no later than 6 pm on the day prior to your arrival date in order to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax.

Hotel reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms at the AILA rate will sell out before the deadline, so we advise you to make your reservation as early as possible. AILA will not be able to get additional rooms at the AILA rate after the AILA block of rooms fills up.
After 08/01/2017 the advance/onsite rate applies. We will mail registration materials in advance to anyone who has registered as of 08/01/2017. If you register after this date you must pick up your registration materials onsite. We encourage you to register by the early-bird deadline to avoid onsite delays. Cancellations received by 08/01/2017, entitle registrants to a full refund (less $50 processing fee). No cancellation requests will be accepted after 08/01/2017, but the conference materials will be made available to all registrants. All cancellations request must be in writing or email to

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