EADs and Delays in Work Authorization for Your Family-- and Employment-Based Clients
June 22, 2021
2:00 PM (ET)
In this intermediate session, our expert faculty will discuss employment authorization processing delays due to the biometrics requirement and COVID-19 for students, adjustment applicants, and L-2, E-3, and J-2 dependents.
- Students: Optional Practical Training (OPT)
- Adjustment of Status Applicants
- Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Dependents: L-2, E-3, and J-3 Visas
- How to Handle Long Delays
- How to Secure an Expedite with USCIS
- Court Action: Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, Writ of Mandamus
- Timing to Renew in Light of Processing Delays and Automatic Extensions
- Best Practices for I-9 Completion for Employer and Employee
Nicole Simon (DL), USCIS Case Assistance Vice Chair, Philadelphia, PA
Nicole Simon is the managing partner of Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley in Philadelphia, PA. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the AILA USCIS Case Assistance Liaison Committee and previously held the roles of Vice Chair of the USCIS Service Center Operations Liaison Committee and as Chair of the VSC Liaison Committee. Nicole is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Anna Stepanova, Owings Mills, MD
Anna Stepanova is an Assistant Managing Attorney at the Murthy Law Firm. Ms. Stepanova handles a large variety of employment and family based immigration matters, from F-1 student matters to complex RFEs and appeals. Ms. Stepanova received her J.D. from the University of Iowa in 2004.
Cynthia A. Irvine, Kent, WA
Cynthia A. Irvine has practiced immigration law exclusively for over 24 years. She is a founding partner of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC, located in Kent, Washington. Her private practice focuses on family-based immigration matters, waiver applications, U visas, consular processing, removal defense, and administrative and federal court appeals. She is an active AILA member and a former Chapter Chair of the Washington State Chapter.
Doug Russo, Nashville, TN
Doug Russo is the Owner and Managing Member of Rose Immigration Law Firm in Nashville, TN. He assists individual and corporate clients with employment and family immigration. His employment practice ranges from small corporations to large, multinational entities. He has presented at AILA conferences on O&P visas, labor certification, business immigration hot topics, and others. He earned his J.D. from Belmont University’s College of Law in 2014 and was part of the first graduating class.
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The EADs and Delays in Work Authorization for Your Family-- and Employment-Based Clients web seminar takes place Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 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
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