“To Amend or Not to Amend”: When to File an Amendment on Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Petitions

“To Amend or Not to Amend”: When to File an Amendment on Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Petitions

“To Amend or Not to Amend”: When to File an Amendment on Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Petitions - Recording (CLE Included)
Live Event Date: 2/22/2022
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

In today’s frequently changing workspace, it is critical that practitioners guide clients in complying with their employees’ status requirements. Do you know which statuses require amended filings? Do you know when amendments need to be filed? The panelists on this beginner to intermediate seminar will discuss how to assess a variety of job changes to determine what actions are necessary to remain in compliance.

Featured Topics

  • Which Visa Types Require Amended Filings?
  • How to Define a Material Change
  • Advising on If and When Petitioners Have to File an Amendment
  • Actions Other Than a Formal Amendment That May Be Required
  • Addressing Dependent Status: Whether to Extend with the Amendment, and the Ramifications of This Decision

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Neil Dornbaum (DL), AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Roseland, NJ

Neil Dornbaum, is Co-chair of Connell Foley's Corporate Immigration and Global Mobility Practice Group, Roseland, NJ. Prior to joining the firm, Neil was a partner at Dornbaum & Peregoy, where he dedicated his practice for over 30 years to immigration and nationality matters with a special emphasis on employment-based immigration. He has served on the editorial board of several publications, and has edited over 40 course books on immigration and nationality matters, and chaired over 50 immigration conferences.

Olivia S. Lee, AILA Board of Governors, San Francisco, CA

Olivia Serene Lee is a Partner at Minami Tamaki LLP in the firm’s Immigration and Nationality practice group, specializing in a variety of employment-based immigration matters. Olivia works with many companies in all stages of a company’s lifecycle, including pre-formation, seed funding, accelerator/incubator programs, early and late stage, acquisitions and mergers, and public offering. In addition to her legal practice, Olivia has been active in professional and civic affairs. She is currently an elected Director on the Board of Governors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the national association of more than 16,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Since 2009, Olivia has served on the Advisory Council of AILA Northern California, having served as Chair of AILA Northern California from June 2016 to July 2017.

Jared Leung, Scottsdale, AZ

Jared is the managing attorney at JCL Immigration Attorneys. Jared’s business clients range from small and start-up companies to large I.T. companies, hospitals, and healthcare providers. Jared also collaborates with individual clients, investors, and family immigration clients. Jared has an "AV Preeminent" rating by the Martindale-Hubbell, receives a 5-star rating on AVVO.com, and is included in the Best Lawyers in America© in the area of immigration law.

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