Advanced E-1 and E-2 Visa Challenges - Recording (.MP3)

Advanced E-1 and E-2 Visa Challenges - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 4/23/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2019-04-23-DL

E visas are a challenge because application requirements can vary greatly from post to post. Our panel of experts will discuss advanced issues concerning E visas, including E-1 and E-2 company structures, uncommon sources of funds, the meaning of “substantial,” and practical tips for crafting successful applications. They also will consider how the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order is affecting current processing and provide tips for navigating challenging posts.

Featured Topics

  • Successful Multinational Company Structures for Small Companies
  • Thinking Outside the Box: What Is Substantial Trade or Investment?
  • Uncommon Sources of Funds: Venture Capital Investments, Foreign Company Investments, Retained Earnings Investments, etc.
  • Strategies for Executives and Managers
  • Forum Shopping: Is There a Choice of Post?
  • Third-Country Processing Strategies
  • Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions on E Visa Holders

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Lisa Krueger Khan has been practicing exclusively in the area of Immigration since 1997 and has been a sole practitioner with Immigration Law Offices of Lisa Krueger Khan, PA since 2004. The firm’s focus is on business/employment immigration (including Nonimmigrant Visas such as E1 trader, E2 investor, F1 student, H1B specialty occupation worker, L-1 intracompany transferee, O-1 extraordinary ability, TN professional and Immigrant Visas based on extraordinary ability, national interest, multinational manager/executive, labor certification, EB5 investor).

Alec M. Kempster has been an attorney at Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. since 2012 and practices in the areas of immigration and civil litigation. Mr. Kempster’s focus in immigration law has included family and employment cases, as well as removal defense. In addition to representing individuals and businesses in immigration matters, Mr. Kempster also represents clients in civil litigation matters, including contract disputes, workers’ compensation claims, and personal injury claims. Prior to joining Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd., Mr. Kempster worked at the MSU College of Law: Immigration Law Clinic where, amongst other things, he focused on Special Immigrant Juvenile Cases, VAWA, and U visa petitions. His work included collaboration with the EEOC to protect the rights of migrant workers.

Steven A. Culbreath is a member of both the Florida Bar and of AILA, I have been practicing U.S. immigration law almost exclusively since mid-2003. Having spent about 20 years in Germany, I am a native-speaker of German. I am a 1998 graduate from the University of South Florida cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Int'l Affairs and a 2000 graduate from Stetson University College of Law. I run and oversee a very busy immigration practice which is located in St. Petersburg, Florida, in the greater Tampa Bay metropolitan area. As an experienced immigration attorney (with a prestigious AV-Rating from Martindale-Hubbel, and a 10/10 Superb-Rating from Avvo), most of my cases revolve primarily around business- and employment-based immigration, assisting clients with living, working and conducting business in the United States.

Brandon Meyer is a partner at Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP and manages the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Meyer is highly experienced in all business immigration practice areas (both immigrant and nonimmigrant) including immigrant investor matters (E-1, E-2, L-1, EB-5 and Regional Center representation), H-1B, L-1, O-1, outstanding researcher, extraordinary ability, multinational manager, exceptional ability, national interest waivers, TN, and immigration compliance for start-ups and multinational corporations. Mr. Meyer is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Academy of Political Science, British American Business Council (BABC), Bay Area Mobility Managers (BAMM), and Invest in the USA (IIUSA) among other professional organizations. He has also authored of numerous articles on the intersection of economics and politics with immigration law and policy. Mr. Meyer received his Juris Doctorate degree from University of San Diego School of Law, his Masters of Arts in East Asian studies from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from American University.

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