|Event Date: 01/20/2022, 2pm (ET)|
|Web Seminar||90 minutes||Yes|
Now that we have seen the automated H-1B lottery system in action for two years, what have we learned? What should be done differently? The expert faculty on this intermediate panel will discuss the electronic registration system and address other general issues of filing FY2023 cap-subject cases based on the current landscape for H-1Bs.
- Lessons Learned from the Second Year Using the System
- Responding to Questions Regarding Cap Gap, Odds of Selection, and More
- Planning and Tips for H-1B Filings Using the Automated System
- Preparing and/or Filing the Labor Certification Application (LCA), Identifying Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), Prevailing Wage Issues
- Current Trends in H-1Bs and How They Affect Cap-Subject Filings
- Internal Processes and Billing for the Lottery System
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Bennett Savitz (DL) , AILA Distance Learning Committee Co-Chair, Boston, MA
Bennett Savitz founded Savitz Law Offices in 2000. He has practiced immigration law exclusively since 1994, is a past Chair of the AILA New England Chapter and has served on several local and national AILA committees. He graduated cum laude from UCSD (1990). He received his M.A. in International Relations and his J.D. from Boston University (1993). He currently teaches Business Immigration Law at New England Law School, and a Graduate School course on Immigration Law and Policy at Lesley University.
Michael Nowlan, AILA Business Section Steering Committee Chair, Detroit, MI
Mike Nowlan is a Member and Immigration Practice Group Co-Leader with Clark Hill PLC in Detroit. Mr. Nowlan is currently the Chair of the Business Section Steering Committee. He has served as the Vice Chair of the AILA Business Immigration Response Team (2020-2021); Chair of the AILA Business Committee (2011-2014), Vice Chair of the AILA Nebraska Service Center Liaison Committee (2010–11); member of the AILA Customs and Border Protection Liaison Committee (2009–10); and was the Michigan AILA Chapter Chair (2007–09).
Suzanne Seltzer, AILA USCIS Case Assistance Committee, New York, NY
Suzanne B. Seltzer is the Principal of The Seltzer Firm, PLLC. Ms. Seltzer is currently a member of AILA’s USCIS Case Assistance Committee. She previously served as both Chair and Vice Chair of AILA’s USCIS Benefits and Policy Committee, Chair of AILA’s Service Center Operations (SCOPS) Liaison Committee, and for many years on AILA’s Annual Conference Committee. Ms. Seltzer also co-founded the New York Anti-Trafficking Network (NYATN).
Maile Hirota, Honolulu, HI
Maile Hirota is the managing attorney of Hirota & Associates, LLLC in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a past chair of the AILA Hawaii Chapter and has served on the USCIS HQ Benefits Policy Committee and the USCIS California Service Center Liaison Committee. Listed as a “Super Lawyer” and in Best Lawyers in immigration for the State of Hawaii, Ms. Hirota received her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She has practiced immigration law for 26 years.
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