PERM Success! Avoiding Pitfalls at the I-140 Stage - Recording (.MP3)

PERM Success! Avoiding Pitfalls at the I-140 Stage - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 5/2/2017
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2017-05-02-DL

The panelists will focus on common issues that arise at the I-140 stage after a PERM has been certified. The speakers will discuss how to vet issues in advance of pursuing PERM so clients understand what is required for success after the PERM is certified.

Featured Topics

  • Ability-to-Pay: Acceptable Financial Documentation and Arguments for a Business Not Reporting Profits
  • Education: When Was the Degree Awarded?
  • Problems with Employment Verification Letters
  • Is the I-140 Petitioner the PERM Sponsor? Successor-in-Interest Issues

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Robin D. O'Donoghue (DL), AILA USCIS Service Center Operations Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Cambridge, MA
Robin D. O'Donoghue has maintained a business and family immigration practice since 1997. Robin served on the Executive Board of AILA's New England Chapter from 2004-2010 and as chapter chair from 2008-2009. From 2009-2013, Robin served on AILA's Annual Conference Program committee (and as conference chair in 2013). Robin currently serves as vice chair of the AILA/SCOPS Liaison Committee and has previously served on the VSC Liaison Committee and on the Business Immigration Committee. Robin frequently publishes and presents on immigration matters for AILA and other bar associations, CLE organizations, colleges and universities, and business and community groups. Robin graduated from Boston University School of Law, cum laude, in 1991. Robin also holds a B.S. in Journalism and a B.A. in Psychology from Syracuse University.

Justin Sean Coffey, Raleigh, NC
Justin Sean Coffey is an attorney in the Immigration Practice Group of Ogletree's Raleigh office. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the International and Immigration Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, and served as chair of the Board in 2011. He has authored over 35 immigration law related publications. Mr. Coffey's practice focuses exclusively on business immigration. He advises large multinational companies on all aspects of employment-based immigration as well as I-9 compliance and E-Verify.

Tiffany Hill, 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.

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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