L-1 New Office and Extension Issues - Recording (.MP3)

L-1 New Office and Extension Issues - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 05/17/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2018-05-17-DL

For companies seeking to expand into the U.S. market, the L-1 new office may be a valuable option. The initial petition and extension can be a complicated process that requires careful planning and strategy from the outset. Our panel of experts will discuss the elements of a successful new office L-1, overcoming the extension, and strategies to address RFEs and other pitfalls.


Featured Topics

  • Qualifying Relationship and Establishing Financial Viability of the U.S. Company
  • U.S. Position and Issues for Executives, Managers, and Specialized Knowledge Employees
  • Building the Case for the New Office Extension During the First Year of Operation
  • RFE Issues to Anticipate, and Effective Strategies to Overcome Them
  • Current Best Practices and Case Law to Develop a Strong Petition

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Faculty

Bennett Savitz, AILA USCIS HQ (Benefits Policy) Liaison Committee Vice Chair (DL), Boston, MA
Bennett Savitz has practiced exclusively in the area of immigration law since 1994, and founded Savitz Law Offices (ImmigrationOptions.com) in 2000. He has served as the chapter chair of the AILA New England Chapter, as well as on several local and national AILA committees, helping shape policies and procedures for the entire immigration bar. He is a frequent speaker and writer on various aspects of immigration law. Since 2008, Mr. Savitz has been selected as one of Boston's Best Lawyers in Immigration Law by Best Lawyers of America.


Ari J. Sauer, Memphis, TN
Ari Sauer has been practicing immigration law for the past 15 years, with a focus on family and employment based immigration and naturalization law. He practices in Memphis, TN, with the Siskind Susser immigration law firm. He served on the AILA Board of Governors from 2011 to 2017. Mr. Sauer is a Past Chapter Chair of the AILA Midsouth Chapter. You can contact him at asauer@visalaw.com.


Kari Konikowski Blackman, Houston, TX
Kari Konikowski Blackman is a Senior Attorney with Foster, LLP in Houston, TX. She works primarily in employment-based immigration, including I-9 and E-Verify compliance. She is a founding member of the State Bar of Texas Section on Immigration and Nationality Law and currently serves as the "Vice President, Employment-Based Issues" for the Section. Ms. Blackman regularly speaks on matters related to corporate immigration law and I-9 compliance. She authored a chapter in the Immigration Law and Procedure treatise, published nationally, and has authored articles related to the Trump Administration's travel ban, I-9 compliance and strategies for responding to Requests for Evidence for nonimmigrant visa petitions. Ms. Blackman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and attended the University of Houston Law Center. She was recently honored to be recognized as a Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star for 2018.


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