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Trends and Strategies for PERM in a COVID-19 Economy

December 15, 2020
Web Seminar

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Presented 12/15/2020
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-12-15

The COVID-19 global pandemic has ravaged the U.S. economy, creating record levels of unemployment in the process. In light of the U.S. Department of Labor’s mission to protect U.S. workers, our speakers will address current trends in the PERM program and strategies to win cases.

Featured Topics

  • How PERM Cases for Different Industries (e.g., Finance, IT, Healthcare, etc.) Have Been Impacted
  • Recommended PERM Recruitment Methods to Demonstrate "Good Faith Recruitment"
  • Physical Notice of Posting in Light of Increased Work from Home
  • Current PERM Audit Trends
  • Triggers for Supervised Recruitment
  • Options When a PERM Case Is Denied

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Josiah J. Curtis, (DL) AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Boston, MA

Josiah J. Curtis is a Senior Associate with Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He is past chair of the AILA National New Members Division Steering Committee and currently serves on AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee.

Yuah Jessica Choi, Philadelphia, PA

Yuah Jessica Choi, a Partner at Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley, has been representing individuals and corporations for over 14 years. Jessica has lectured at numerous conferences including AILA’s national and Philadelphia Chapter’s annual conferences and NAFSA’s annual national conference, and she has Co-Authored articles regarding business immigration law. She is past Chair of AILA’s Philadelphia Chapter. She received her J.D. from the University of Hawaii, and B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Catherine L. Haight, Marina Del Rey, CA

Catherine L. Haight is the founding member of Haight Law Group, PC in Marina del Rey, California. She has been practicing immigration law since 1989, specializing in business, entertainment, and sports related matters. Ms. Haight obtained her bachelor’s degree from U.C. Berkeley and J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. She has authored many published articles on immigration subjects and has been an invited speaker at numerous immigration law conferences and seminars.

Sarah R. Sanger, Toronto, Ontario

Sarah R. Sanger is a Senior Associate with EY Law LLP, part of Ernst & Young Canada. An AILA member since 2012, she has previously contributed to seminars hosted by the New Lawyer’s section of Northern California Chapter and to the National AILA Conference Journal. Ms. Sanger received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in 2012 and has been employed in the business immigration space since 2007.

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 Trends and Strategies for PERM in a COVID-19 Economy web seminar takes place Tuesday, December 15, 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 December 14, 2020.

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