Top Questions Asked by New Business Immigration Practitioners - Recording (.MP3)

Top Questions Asked by New Business Immigration Practitioners - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 2/28/2017
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3r
SKU WS2017-02-28-DL

Our panelists will address some of the less apparent procedures and ambiguous filing requirements for employment-based petitions, including H-1B, EB-1, EB-2, PERM, and others. The speakers will discuss the most frequently asked questions by new practitioners, and offer best practices for filing successful employment-based applications.

Featured Topics

  • The EB-2 NIW Petition: What Forms Should Be Filed?
  • Must an H-1B Application Be Filed in Duplicate?
  • Filing a PERM Application: Who Pays for What?
  • My Client Had a J-1 Visa: Is He or She Subject to the Two-Year Home Residency Rule?
  • Can EB-1 and NIW Petitions Be Filed Simultaneously?

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Tiffany Hill (DL), San Francisco, CA
Tiffany Hill is a senior associate attorney at Weaver Schlenger LLP. Ms. Hill has over a decade of experience in the field of business immigration law. She represents fast-growing, mid-size corporate clients, counseling them on how to establish competitive programs and scalable systems. Her practice covers both U.S. nonimmigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN, E-3, H-1B1) and immigrant (PERM, I-140 EB-1/EB-2/EB-3, AOS) petitions. Ms. Hill serves on the Advisory Council of the AILA Northern California Chapter. She has been consistently recognized in the International Corporate Immigration edition of Who’s Who Legal.

L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens, New York, NY
L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens is the principal attorney at Schwartz Ehrens Immigration Law in New York, NY. She is widely published and lectures on immigration topics, including: visa options for start-ups, techies, and other entrepreneurs; EB-5 Regional Center formation; issues affecting physicians; E-Verify; I-9 compliance; naturalization; and grassroots advocacy. She is an active member of the AILA New York Chapter and serves on its Advocacy Committee. She also is the New York Ambassador of the American Immigration Council.

Carrie M. Ziegler Thomas, Milwaukee, WI
Carrie M. Ziegler Thomas is a senior associate with the Milwaukee immigration law firm of Grzeca Law Group, S.C. She represents a wide variety of companies and their employees in all facets of employment-based immigration law. Ms. Ziegler Thomas was named as a Wisconsin Law Journal “Up and Coming Lawyer” in 2012. She has been a speaker at multiple business immigration law presentations to other attorneys, clients, international educators, and students. She also is dedicated to providing pro bono assistance at Marquette University’s legal clinic.

The speaker's 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 speaker's 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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