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Ask BIRT: AILA's Business Immigration Response Team Addresses Members' Most Pressing Questions - Live

November 18, 2020
Video Roundtable

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Presented 11/18/2020
1:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible No
Length 60 min.
Format Video Roundtable
SKU RT2020-11-18A

Members of AILA's Business Immigration Response Team (BIRT) will address AILA members' most pressing business immigration questions.

Discussion Topics

A sampling of questions the panelists anticipate they will address during this roundtable include:

  • What tips can the discussion leaders provide regarding filing EB-2 to EB-3 downgrades?
  • Please comment on DOL's new prevailing wages and provide recent experiences/advice using private wage surveys.
  • How should I respond to a USCIS RFE that requests a Form I-944 that was not legally required at the time the adjustment of status was filed?
  • An O-1 visa holder stuck in London since the travel restrictions were imposed by PP 9996 has an urgent need to obtain a National Interest Exception. What are the O-1 visa holder's options?

Discussion Leaders:

  • Matt Hirsch, Wayne, PA
  • Michael Cataliotti, New York, NY
  • Leslie Holman, Burlington, VT
  • Amy Nice, Arlington, VA
  • Maria del Carmen Ramos, Tampa, FL

The BIRT Committee invites you to submit your question or hypothetical for review and discussion by the Ask BIRT panel. (No case-specific submissions / no identifying information about clients, please). If your question or hypothetical is selected for discussion on the upcoming program, you will be notified prior to the program.

How: Submit your question/hypothetical by November 11 (COB) to:, with subject line "ASK BIRT" and include the following:

Attorney name
AILA member #
Attorney contact info (phone and email)

The speakers' views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided in the written materials are based on the speakers' experiences and current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and the speaker's experiences may differ from your own.
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