High-Skilled Workers Final Rule, Part 1: Nonimmigrants
December 2, 2016
02:00 PM (ET)
|Format||Live Audio Seminar|
On Friday, November 18, 2016, DHS published a final rule, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” The rule goes into effect on January 17, 2017, and is intended to benefit U.S. employers and foreign workers by streamlining processes relating to the employment-based immigrant visa process and increasing job portability and flexibility for foreign workers. Part 1 of this two-part seminar will focus on the provisions relating to H-1Bs and other nonimmigrants. Part 2, to be held on December 12, 2016, will focus on the immigrant visa and employment authorization provisions.
- H-1B Cap Exemption
- H-1B Portability
- H-1B Extensions Beyond Six Years and Recapture
- H-1B Licensing
- H-1B Whistleblowers
- Grace Periods for NIVs: 10 Days and 60 Days
FacultyPalma R. Yanni (DL), AILA Past President/USCIS Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Washington, DC
Palma R. Yanni has been practicing immigration law in the District of Columbia for over 25 years. Ms. Yanni served as the 2003-2004 AILA President. She has twice testified in Congress regarding the negative effect of visa delays on small business. She is listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, as well as Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Law. Ms. Yanni received the 2008 AILA Edith Lowenstein Memorial Award for Excellence in Advancing the Practice of Immigration Law.
Jennifer Minear, AILA Treasurer, Richmond, VA
Jennifer Minear is a Director in the Immigration Practice Group of McCandlish Holton, PC in Richmond, Virginia where her practice focuses on business immigration. She is listed in the International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Attorneys and was named as an "Influential Woman of Virginia" by Virginia Lawyers Media in 2014. Ms. Minear is a frequent author and speaker for AILA and currently serves as its National Treasurer.
Kevin Miner, AILA Board of Governors/DOL Liaison Committee Chair, Atlanta, GA
Kevin Miner is a Partner in the Atlanta office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP and works with employers throughout the U.S. on business immigration processes. He has worked closely with the U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committees to draft key provisions of immigration legislation. He is an Elected Director on the AILA Board of Governors, and serves as Chair of the AILA Liaison Committee with the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Miner speaks regularly around the country on topics relating to high-skilled immigration.
|Special Pricing for Members: $99|
|AILA Member/International Associates||$99|
|AILA Members’ Paralegals||$99|
|AILA Nonprofit Members||$99|
|AILA Law Student Members||$99|
|Nonmember Law Students||$199|
If you register online, do not also mail in a registration form.
The "High-Skilled Workers Final Rule, Part 1: Nonimmigrants" audio seminar takes place Friday, December 02, 2016, 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