In our global economy, immigration is becoming increasingly important. The government reports an approximate shortage of one million high-tech workers. Some employers are finding it necessary to recruit foreign personnel to fill the empty positions. As international partnerships and joint ventures are formed, companies are transferring personnel to various locations. When employers are recruiting and hiring foreign nationals, issues arise such as:
- Visas For Professional Training And Studies
- Business And Work Visas
- Worksite Compliance Issues
Our immigration law seminar will provide you with useful information in order not only to handle the immigration issues currently facing your company, but also to plan for the company's future needs of foreign personnel.
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. Welcome And Overview
A. General Overview Of Immigration Laws
B. Visas And Visa Choice Criteria
C. Inbound And Outbound Immigration
D. Current Immigration Trends
9:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
II. Visas For Professional Training And Studies
A. F Visa
B. H-3 Visa
C. J-1 Visa
10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
10:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
III. Business And Work Visas
A. Visa Waiver And B-1 Visas
B. H-1B Visa
C. L-1 Visa
D. NAFTA: B-1 And TN
E. Other Visas (E, O, P)
11:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
IV. Miscellaneous Issues
12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
V. Permanent Residence, Employment Based
A. Employment Based Immigration Categories
B. The Labor Certification Process
C. Adjustment Of Status And Consular Processing
2:35 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
2:50 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VI. Employment Eligibility Verification Requirements
A. Preparation And Completion Of Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
B. Retention And Production For Inspection
C. Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices And Document Abuse
D. Employer Civil Fine Proceedings
3:45 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
VII. Worksite Compliance Issues
A. No Match Letters From The SSA
B. Responding To INS And DOL Audits
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Questions And Answers