Alternatives to the H-1B Visa
August 3, 2021
2:00 PM (ET)
With H-1B registration closed, what options are available for individuals not selected? What if your client was selected, but received a denial? The speakers for this intermediate seminar will give an overview of alternative options that will allow beneficiaries to begin employment in the United States. They also will discuss the requirements, benefits, and limitations of certain nonimmigrant and immigrant options.
- Qualifications of H-1B Cap-Exempt Employers and Concurrent Employment
- Continuing Work Authorization While in F-1 Status, Issues with Day 1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
- O-1 or P-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa Considerations for Recent Graduates
- Best Practices to Prepare for L-1 Intracompany Transferee Options
- Country-Specific Visas: TN, E-3, H-1B1, and E-1/E-2
- Legal Permanent Residence Options and Timing Considerations
Heather N. Segal (DL), Toronto, Canada
Heather Segal is founding partner of Segal Immigration Law. She practices exclusively in Canadian immigration law, American Consular and Border immigration law. Heather earned her law degree from Queen’s University in 1994 and a Master of Laws in Immigration from the University of California, Berkeley - School of Law in 1996. She was an elected Director to the American Immigration Lawyers Association Board of Governors for last ten years.
Ellen Freeman, AILA Business Section Steering Committee, Pittsburgh, PA
Ellen Freeman has more than 20 years of practice in all facets of employment-based immigration. She works with growing organizations to advise on U.S. immigration law, strategy, compliance, and training. Her depth of experience fully supports clients moving through the challenging steps of business growth and shifting employment strategy, including forming corporate entities, establishing U.S. operations, and managing applications for temporary visas through permanent residence Ellen is highly active in immigration education and development at the national and international levels and serves in various leadership roles with AILA. She is currently a member of AILAs Business Section Steering Committee.
Khorzad Adi Mehta, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Owings Mills, MD
Khorzad A. Mehta practices immigration law in Owings Mills, MD. He represents individuals, families and U.S. employers with employment- and family-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa matters. He has a special interest representing international physicians and their employers. Khorzad is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, The Ohio State University, and is admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of Ohio and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
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The Alternatives to the H-1B Visa web seminar takes place Tuesday, August 3, 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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