|Live Event Date: 11/02/2023|
|Web Seminar||90 min.||Yes|
Visa Bulletin backlogs, the new PERM Form ETA 9089, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) delays, and new options for immigrant petition premium processing have made it more important than ever for attorneys to perform a comprehensive assessment upfront in order to manage client expectations and their law practices in connection with employment-based green cards. Experts on this intermediate panel will discuss how to minimize friction in PERM, I-140, and adjustment of status processing. Panelists also will share strategies on how to avoid pitfalls and proactively anticipate challenges.
- “It’s all in the timing”
- PERM initiation, including impact on maintenance of nonimmigrant visa status and AC21
- Obtaining employee proof of qualifying credentials
- When and how to proceed with concurrent PERM recruitment in light of prevailing wage determination delays
- Strategic challenges posed by the new PERM Form ETA 9089
- Visa Bulletin retrogression, managing expectations during each fiscal year
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*Poonam Gupta (DL), New York, NY
Ceridwen J. Koski, AILA Business Section Steering Committee, Denver, CO
*Matthew D. Stump, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Oklahoma City, OK
Kevin R. Lashus, Austin, TX
Mr. Lashus is a Partner of the Austin office of KJ Partners, LLP. He is also Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Lashus graduated from Stanford University in 1994 and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1998. He currently serves on AILA’s National Employment Verification and Documentation liaison committee.