Navigating the H-1B Cap and RFE Post-Season: The Saga Continues - Recording (.MP3)

Navigating the H-1B Cap and RFE Post-Season: The Saga Continues - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 10/10/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2019-10-10-DL

Unfortunately, surviving the lottery and RFE season doesn’t mean it is the end of H-1B cap problems. Our panel of experts will provide practice pointers for how to deal with additional issues that can surface once a case has been decided.

Featured Topics

  • H-1B Transfer from a Cap Case: When to File Amendments
  • What If the Employer Changed Their Mind About Consular Processing?
  • Options After Denial
  • Dealing with a Surprise SEVIS Termination
  • Administrative Delays at the Consulate

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Nicole Simon (DL), AILA USCIS Service Center Operations Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Philadelphia, PA

Nicole Simon is the managing partner of Landau, Hess, Simon & Choi in Philadelphia, PA. She represents individuals and businesses in all facets of immigration matters, including employment-based visas, family-based cases, and naturalization. Her practice includes counseling employers on I-9 and related employer compliance issues. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the AILA SCOPS Liaison Committee and is a member of the AILA USCIS HQ (Benefits Policy) and AILA Message Center Moderators Committees. Nicole recently chaired the AILA VSC Liaison Committee after serving on that committee for several years. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, she is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences.

Dan H. Berger, Northampton, MA

Dan Berger is a partner at the immigration law firm of Curran, Berger & Kludt in Northampton, MA. He is a founding member of the US Alliance of International Entrepreneurs, an Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, on the Legal Advisory Board of the Presidents’ Alliance on Immigration & Higher Education, and a member of the USCIS Headquarters liaison committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Dan was the editor for Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers, the International Adoption Sourcebook, and the Diplomatic Visa Guide. He also wrote an Issue Brief for the American Council on Education (ACE) after the 2016 election, and was a co-author on a “Note” on immigration in 2017 for the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

Elizabeth K. Basile, Assistant Director, Faculty and Scholar Services, Columbia University, Clifton, NJ

Elizabeth K. Basile is currently Assistant Director, Faculty and Scholar Services at Columbia University in New York City. She currently handles employment-based visa matters for the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, including H-1Bs, O-1s, TNs, E-3s and all in-house permanent residence matters. Prior to joining Columbia in 2016, Liz was a Client Services Manager at Fragomen's New York office and for more than 15 years, supervised the nonimmigrant and immigrant caseload for major multinational corporate clients in the following industries: aviation and transportation, energy services, oil and gas, IT consulting and finance.

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