2019 Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases: What You Need to Know - Recording (.MP3)

2019 Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases: What You Need to Know - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 11/19/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2019-11-19-DL

Our panel of experts will discuss recent trends in PERM audits and BALCA case precedents that can impact how you prepare PERM applications. They also will provide tips and strategies on responding to audits.

Featured Topics

  • Current Trends in PERM Audit Requests
  • Business Necessity Justification: What Works and What Doesn’t
  • Job Applicants: Documenting Applications, Interviews, and Qualification Assessments
  • What Is a Reasonable Period of On-the-Job Training?
  • Recent BALCA Cases of Note and Their Impact

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Deborah J. Notkin (DL), AILA Past President, New York, NY

Deborah J. Notkin, New York, NY is a partner in the firm of Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP and maintains a large business immigration and nationality practice. She is a past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2005-2006. A noted expert in business immigration she is a frequent lecturer at the Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and AILA. Human Resource Magazine has named Ms. Notkin one of the 15 most powerful business immigration attorneys in the U.S. Ms. Notkin is listed in Best Lawyers in America; the International Who is Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, and Chambers USA as recommended immigration counsel. New York Super Lawyers has listed her as one of the top immigration attorneys in New York. Her numerous articles on business immigration have been cited frequently in other articles on immigration.

Josiah J. Curtis, AILA NMD Steering Committee Chair, Boston, MA

Josiah J. Curtis is a Senior Associate in the Boston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP where he provides strategic guidance to employers on all facets of the complex US business immigration process. He represents employers in the information technology, energy, insurance, management consulting, and legal industries before the US Department of Labor, US Department of Homeland Security, and US Department of State in addition to providing counsel regarding immigration compliance, program management, and corporate reorganizations. Josiah is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association where he serves on the national Steering Committee for AILA’s New Members Division and is a frequent speaker at the local and national level on business immigration matters.

Jonathan L. Flores, AILA Distance Learning Committee Co-Chair, Marina del Rey, CA

Jonathan L. Flores, Marina del Ray, CA, 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.

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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