Schedule A, Group II: What Is It? How Do You Do It? - Recording (.MP3)

Schedule A, Group II: What Is It? How Do You Do It? - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 08/14/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2018-08-14-DL

Our panel of experts will provide an overview of, and discuss the obstacles and challenges associated with, Schedule A, Group II petitions for foreign nationals with exceptional ability in the sciences and arts. They will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of filing a Schedule A, Group II, provide tips on presenting evidence, and identify current RFE and NOID trends.

Featured Topics

  • Benefits and Drawbacks of Filing a Schedule A, Group II
  • Review of DOL and USCIS Regulations
  • Defining the “Field of Expertise” for Scientists, Researchers, Professors, and Artists
  • Best Practices for Presenting Evidence
  • Current RFE and NOID Trends

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Judy Lee (DL), Houston, TX
Judy J. Lee is a partner of Foster LLP with over 25 years of experience representing and advising multinational companies, investors, universities and individuals. She handles a broad range of immigration and nationality matters, with special focus on temporary work visas, labor certification, PERM exempt petitions, executive/manager transferees, corporate reorganization strategies and compliance issues. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a former chapter chair for AILA’s Texas Chapter, and has served on numerous other AILA committees and as a long-time Mentor. She regularly presents at seminars and conferences on a wide variety of immigration topics.

Jonathan Flores, Los Angeles, CA
Jonathan L. Flores serves as Counsel at Haight Law Group, PLC in Los Angeles, CA. He is admitted to practice law in the states of California and Florida and has been practicing immigration law since 2011, specializing in business and sports related matters. Mr. Flores obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and J.D. from Southwestern Law School. His key professional accomplishments include successful representation of companies and individuals in varied industries, including information technology, engineering, video game, finance, sports, and entertainment.

Fuji Whittenburg – Woodland Hills, CA
Fuji Whittenburg is a partner with Sostrin Immigration Lawyers, LLP, based in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Whittenburg counsels both individual and corporate clients in a wide range of industries including arts, entertainment, business, and gaming/new media, as well as start-up enterprises in the fields of business and technology. She has extensive experience with strategizing immigration options for athletes, artists, business professionals, entertainers, entrepreneurs, gamers, influencers, media personalities, as well as multinational managers and executives. Given the complexity of immigration laws and issues today, Ms. Whittenburg is frequently sought after for her advice and representation on complex cases before USCIS in both the arts and entertainment arena. She is frequently invited to speak on entertainment and business-related immigration topics at national conferences, and has authored numerous articles on a broad range of immigration topics for various publications. She is also regularly invited to speak to international students and graduates at various universities and academic institutions regarding post-graduation visa and green card options. Currently, Ms. Whittenburg serves as a member of AILA’s Department of State Liaison Committee (2017 to present), Steering Committee member of AILA's ACES Interest Group, and previously, as Vice Chair of AILA’s Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science (ACES) Committee, a committee on which she continuously served since its inception in 2011.

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