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Advanced PERM Issues: Successes, Pitfalls, and Setting Client Expectations

February 13, 2020
Web Seminar

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Presented 2/13/2020
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-02-13

Join our panel of experts as they discuss trending issues in PERM. They will address filing ETA Form 9141 prevailing wage requests using the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) system, and will review what to consider for PERM cases that involve a mobile workforce or batched cases. Finally, panelists will provide guidance on how to advise clients on strategies and manage their expectations.

Featured Topics

  • Trending PERM Issues
  • FLAG System and Processing Times
  • Mobile Workforce (Travel vs. Roving vs. Telecommuting): What to Consider for ETA Form 9089, ETA Form 9141, and Recruitment
  • How to Prepare and File Batched Cases
  • Setting and Managing Client Expectations

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Brenda Oliver (DL), Washington, D.C.

Brenda Oliver is Of Counsel with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP's Washington, DC office. She is an active member of AILA, and has served as the Chapter Chair for the Washington, D.C. Chapter, Annual Conference Chair, as well as numerous other positions, at the chapter and national level. She has also spoken at numerous conferences and webinars on both the local and national level. She serves as a mentor to the DC Bar’s pro bono immigration clinic. Ms. Oliver represents a variety of clients with various business immigration needs.

Josiah J. Curtis, AILA Board of Governors/NMD Steering Committee/DOL Liaison Committee, Boston, MA

Josiah J. Curtis is a Senior Associate in the Boston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP where he provides strategic guidance to employers on all facets of the complex US business immigration process and serves on AILA’s DOL Liaison Committee, Board of Governors, and New Members Division Steering Committee.

Lisa Marie Sotelo, AILA TSC Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Dallas, TX

Lisa Marie Sotelo was admitted to practice law in Texas in November 2004 and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She focuses her practice on Corporate and Investor Immigration. She counsels corporations, educational institutions, and individuals on a variety of business immigration issues. Her clients span across a wide variety of industries, including construction, education, energy, finance and investment, health care, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing and sales, staffing, technology, telecommunications, athletics, and celebrity personalities, among others. Ms. Sotelo also had a breadth of experience in family immigration matters, removal defense litigation, federal litigation, and international adoption.

Lauren K. Ross, San Francisco, CA

Lauren K. Ross is a senior attorney in the San Francisco office of Erickson Immigration Group. Ms. Ross provides immigration services relating to all aspects of inbound employee mobility to individuals and companies in a variety of industries. Having practiced exclusively in U.S. immigration and nationality law since 2008, she has a broad range of experience with all facets of employment-based immigration matters. She also advises on nonimmigrant and immigrant strategy, naturalization and citizenship, and I-9 compliance.

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.
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The Advanced PERM Issues: Successes, Pitfalls, and Setting Client Expectations web seminar takes place Thursday, February 13, 2020, 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 February 12, 2020.

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