|Live Event Date: 4/26/2022|
|Web Seminar||90 min.||Yes|
H-1B registration has come and gone, and your client’s key employee was either not selected or received a denial. The panelists for this intermediate seminar will explore timely visa options that permit employment and lawful status in the United States, including the benefits, qualifying criteria, and key strategic considerations.
- H-1B Cap-Exempt Employment and Concurrent Employment Strategies
- Working in F-1 Status: CPT, OPT, and STEM OPT Considerations
- Extraordinary Ability: Qualifying for O-1 or P-1 Status
- L-1 Intracompany Transferee Options
- Treaty-Based Visas: TN, E-3, H-1B1, and E-1/E-2
- Legal Permanent Residence Options and Timing Considerations
- Is the J-1 Visa an Option?
AILA Membership Benefit – Access to Free Seminar Recordings (CLE Credit Available for $35)
Enjoy access to free seminar recordings (from October 2020–present) as an AILA Member. AILA encourages live attendance for those wishing to ask the speaker questions. CLE credit is included with purchase for live participants.
Recordings will be available approximately two weeks after the live event date. AILA members can access these seminars, with no CLE credit, for free. Recordings are CLE eligible in most jurisdictions and an administration fee is required to obtain CLE credit.
Bryan Y. Funai (DL), Schaumburg, IL
Bryan Funai is a Principal at Masuda Funai in Chicago where he concentrates, he practices in Corporate, and Employment based immigration law. Bryan advises multinational corporation on strategies and structures to facilitate the transfer of personnel to and from the United States. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
June Cheng, Minneapolis, MN
June Cheng helps foreign investors and Chinese and American companies achieve global mobility, with the focus on EB-5 and other investment-based immigration, employment-based immigration, and immigration service in global relocation matters. A native of China, June works closely with Chinese clients in U.S. immigration matters, including assisting Chinese investors in EB-5 investment-based immigration and serving Chinese companies in intra-company transfer visas. Leveraging Fredrikson & Byron’s full range of services, June collaborates with attorneys in the Corporate, Tax and Employment Law Groups to help Chinese clients navigate the unfamiliar and complex legal issues involved in exploring the American market. June is also the primary attorney on global immigration matters, guiding U.S. companies and multinational corporations through complex and ever-changing immigration processes for their expatriate employees in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
Hannah F. Little, Charlotte, NC
Hannah F. Little is a co-managing partner of Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm. She currently serves as a member of AILA’s Innovation and Technology Committee and is certified as a Specialist in Immigration Law by the North Carolina State Bar. In addition, Hannah has recently been recognized in Chambers USA and listed in The Best Lawyers in America©.
Devang M. Shah, Rockville, MD
Devang M. Shah is the Managing Partner of Shah and Kishore Law Firm. He is actively involved in the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"). He has been serving as a mentor in the areas of Labor Certification and H-1B visas for over seven years. In this capacity he provides assistance and advice to AILA member attorneys on simple or complex matters. Mr. Shah also served as the Immigration Chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association where he was presented with the Chair of the Year award for 2002-03 and for 2003-04. Mr. Shah is also a frequent lecturer for immigration issues for various organizations and corporations.
Eligible participants can receive up to 1.8 CLE credit hours. AILA will administer CLE credit only to individuals who register and log into the web seminar. AILA cannot verify your attendance and participation in this program unless you register directly for the web seminar and use your name to log in to participate in the program. Therefore, persons who log in or listen in on the web seminar as part of a group will not be able to obtain CLE credit.
Please note that your jurisdiction may limit the amount of distance learning credit you can earn. To view details on your jurisdiction's credit restrictions and CLE requirements, visit the CLE Center.
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- The OnDemand Recording format does not qualify for CLE credit in the following jurisdictions: MO and PR. Please note that your jurisdiction may limit OnDemand credit based on the date of the original presentation. View the OnDemand Downloadable Expiration Chart for more details.
To receive CLE credit for the live event, attorneys must record web seminar attendance and the CLE code provided within one week of the web seminar date via webCLE.