Hot Topics in Business Immigration: What’s Trending? - Recording (.MP3)

Hot Topics in Business Immigration: What’s Trending? - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 5/9/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2019-05-09-DL

The world of business immigration is changing quicker than ever before. Join our expert panelists for a discussion about trends and best practices on current USCIS adjudications for nonimmigrant and immigrant applications inside the United States and abroad. Panelists will present and review various hot topics on business immigration, including visa chargeability and backlogs, consulate delays, H-1B/L/O-1 trends, the impact of new memoranda, and other changes based on regulations.

Featured Topics

  • Adjudication Trends for Employment-Based Applications
  • Practical Reach of the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order
  • Best Practices for Overcoming Adjudication, Visa, and Consular Delays
  • Keeping Up with New Memoranda and Forms
  • How to Stay Sane During This Roller Coaster Climate

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David Grunblatt, Newark, NJ, a Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, heading its Immigration Practice Group is an authority on employer immigration compliance and employment-based immigration benefits. He served as Chair of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and of its Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee. He was formerly Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law and was Chair of the Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law at the New York County Lawyers Association. He lectures and writes extensively on the subject of Immigration and Nationality Law.

Ceridwen Johanna Koski, Denver, CO, partners with clients to create and implement strategic and innovative workforce immigration solutions. Based on their particular challenges and goals, she advises companies on applying or adjusting immigration programs. Her work also involves counseling organizations of all sizes through workforce immigration changes, including corporate reorganization, ramping-up, and reductions in force. She engages companies throughout the United States and globally, ranging from working with entrepreneurs seeking to establish businesses in the U.S., to securing temporary workforces, to managing immigration processes on behalf of legacy multinational enterprises. Her expertise includes temporary visa processes including H, O, L, E, TN, J, B, F, and travel using ESTA. She also manages naturalization and green card processes for multinational managers and individuals of extraordinary ability (EB-1), bachelor’s degree professionals and advanced degree professionals (EB-2 and EB-3), and labor certification (PERM) for skilled and unskilled workers. Ms. Koski has substantial experience in the E-commerce, logistics, technology services, financial services, hospitality, build design, energy, business process solutions, manufacturing, legal, creative art, publishing, and advertising industries. Additionally, she advises on due diligence and compliance issues, including Department of Labor related obligations, record keeping, and audit/investigation.

Nancy Morowitz is the Director of U.S. Knowledge in the firm’s Knowledge group. Nancy’s team is responsible for monitoring and analyzing federal, state and international immigration law developments; providing guidance on complex legal issues; and liaising with government agencies and Congress on complex cases and policy matters. Nancy also directs the firm’s U.S. legal training program and is executive editor of the Fragomen Global Business Immigration Handbook, an analysis of the immigration laws and procedures of the world’s major business destinations.

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