SHRM® 2019 Talent Management Conference & Exposition: Navigating the Immigration Landscape When Hiring Current Visa Holders
Apr
8
2:45 PM14:45

SHRM® 2019 Talent Management Conference & Exposition: Navigating the Immigration Landscape When Hiring Current Visa Holders

Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 2019 Talent Management Conference & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee for an in-depth discussion on how employers can find success navigating the immigration system to hire foreign employees who are already in the U.S. with a visa or in the green card process.

Learn when employers can hire existing visa holders, when these candidates are able to change jobs, the steps involved for employers and visa holders alike, and the timeline for processing and approving the transfer of employment. This session is advanced and is geared towards human resources leaders, recruiters, and business leaders who oversee and/or are involved in the hiring process.

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Understanding the Immigration Pathways to Austin
Nov
15
11:30 AM11:30

Understanding the Immigration Pathways to Austin

Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, will deliver the Keynote presentation on immigration's impact to the Austin economy and the options for immigrants to invest and work in the United States.  As Austin continues to grow as global hub, highly-skilled professionals, entrepreneurs, and startups from around the world are moving to Austin and helping keep our economy strong.  Join Jason for a lively and informative discussion on the impact of immigration on Austin.  Jason will explore how businesses are managing employment-immigration challenges, what changes may be on the horizon for U.S. immigration reform, and what lies ahead for Austin as an international city.

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Understanding the Changing U.S. Employment Immigration Landscape
Oct
12
11:30 AM11:30

Understanding the Changing U.S. Employment Immigration Landscape

As the hiring and management of international talent becomes increasingly complex, understanding employment-based immigration is one of the most valuable tools for Human Resources departments. Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on how employers are navigating the current employment-immigration landscape to hire foreign talent and sponsor individuals for U.S. permanent residence.

During this session, participants will:

  • Identify the latest trends in how employment-based immigration petitions are being adjudicated and the strategies HR executives can implement to find success with their immigration petitions

  • Explore the newest strategies available to an employer seeking to sponsor an employee for employment-based lawful permanent residence

  • Discuss future changes the immigration system and impact on employment-based work visas

  • Discuss updates and potential changes to DACA

RSVP: https://wilcohr.wildapricot.org/event-3030301

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Navigating Immigration: How to Hire Current Visa Holders
Jun
27
8:30 AM08:30

Navigating Immigration: How to Hire Current Visa Holders

U.S. businesses are consistently faced with the challenge of finding qualified candidates to fill highly skilled positions. The demand for the best talent continues to be fierce and many employers are turning to foreign talent already in the U.S. on a visa. Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a discussion on how U.S. businesses can find success navigating the immigration system to hire foreign employees who are already in the U.S. with a visa or in the green card process. 

Learn when employers can hire existing visa holders, when these candidates are able to change jobs, steps involved for employers and visa holders alike, and the timeline for processing and approving the transfer of employment. This session is advanced and is geared towards human resources leaders, recruiters, and business leaders who oversee and/or are involved in the hiring process.

Session attendees will enjoy a spirited and insightful conversation along with breakfast for attendees sponsored by MakingaBenefits. This presentation is pre-approved for 1.5 strategic HRCI and SHRM recertification credits.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-immigration-how-to-hire-current-visa-holders-tickets-46019548709?aff=efbeventtix

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Keynote: “Immigration’s Impact on the Austin Economy” at the Austin Board of Realtors International Conference
Jun
15
11:30 AM11:30

Keynote: “Immigration’s Impact on the Austin Economy” at the Austin Board of Realtors International Conference

Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, will deliver the Keynote presentation on immigration's impact to the Austin economy.  As Austin continues to grow as global hub, highly-skilled professionals, entrepreneurs, and startups from around the world are moving to Austin and helping keep our economy strong.  Join Jason for a lively and informative discussion on the impact of immigration on Austin.  Jason will explore how businesses are managing employment-immigration challenges, what changes may be on the horizon for U.S. immigration reform, and what lies ahead for Austin as an international city.

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AHRMA Presents...Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

AHRMA Presents...Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa

Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a lively and informative discussion on the visa alternatives for U.S. employers seeking to hire foreign talent. Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what employers can expect in the adjudication of visa applications. Topics covered include:

Employer responsibility
Employee eligibility criteria
The H-1B visa cap and lottery
Application processes and timing
OPT/STEM status issues
Costs
Adjusting to lawful permanent resident status (“green card”) through employment
Options for start-ups and small employers - including challenges for companies with no revenues

Jason will also provide information on the latest immigration updates, separating fact from rumor regarding proposed work and student visa legislation.

RSVP - https://www.austinhumanresource.org/event-2730604

 

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Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa

Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a lively and informative discussion on the visa alternatives for U.S. employers seeking to hire foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what employers can expect in the adjudication of visa applications. Topics covered include:

Employer responsibility
Employee eligibility criteria
The H-1B visa cap and lottery
Application processes and timing
OPT/STEM status issues
Costs
Adjusting to lawful permanent resident status (“green card”) through employment
Options for start-ups and small employers - including challenges for companies with no revenues

Jason will also provide information on the latest immigration updates, separating fact from rumor regarding proposed work and student visa legislation.

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SXSW Mentor: Immigration for Foreign Entrepreneurs & Startups
Mar
11
12:30 PM12:30

SXSW Mentor: Immigration for Foreign Entrepreneurs & Startups

Jason Finkelman will provide mentoring sessions to international entrepreneurs and startups at SXSW on the visa options available to start, invest, and grow their businesses in the U.S. The sessions will also provide current travel guidance to foreign nationals seeking to enter the U.S. for business in the current immigration landscape.

https://schedule.sxsw.com/2018/events/PP71523

 

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H-1B Visa & Immigration Options for Foreign Workers - What You Need To Know
Feb
15
11:30 AM11:30

H-1B Visa & Immigration Options for Foreign Workers - What You Need To Know

As the April 2nd U.S. H-1B work visa filing deadline rapidly approaches, Capital Factory invites you to join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a hands-on visa training workshop designed to walk companies, startups, and foreign nationals through the ins and outs of the H-1B work visa process. Jason will provide an overview of the start to finish steps to secure an H-1B visa.  Topics covered include:

  • Employer responsibility
  • Employee eligibility criteria
  • The H-1B visa cap and lottery
  • Educational and/or work experience requirements
  • Types of jobs appropriate for H-1B visas
  • Salary requirements
  • Application processes and timing
  • OPT/STEM status issues
  • Costs
  • Adjusting to lawful permanent resident status (“green card”) through employment
  • Options for start-ups and small employers - including challenges for companies with no revenues

Jason will also discuss alternative U.S. work visa options, and provide information on the latest immigration updates, separating fact from rumor regarding the President’s Executive Orders and proposed work and student visa legislation.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-the-h-1b-visa-immigration-options-for-entrepreneurs-startups-tickets-42993252977

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WeWork Austin Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

WeWork Austin Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Understanding the Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape for Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S. immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals, entrepreneurs and startups.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/d/tx--austin/wework/

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University of Texas: Immigration for Entrepreneurs
Feb
12
12:00 PM12:00

University of Texas: Immigration for Entrepreneurs

  • University of Texas McCombs School of Business (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The University of Texas McCombs School of Business hosts a conversation with Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

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Texas A&M: Immigration for Entrepreneurs
Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

Texas A&M: Immigration for Entrepreneurs

Texas A&M University's Startup AggieLand hosts a conversation with Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/140418109976838/

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Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs

The Austin Small Business Economic Development Department hosts Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman in a discussion on the immigration options available for small U.S. businesses looking to grow their companies with international talent.  The seminar will also examine the issues foreign entrepreneurs face in obtaining visas to establish and work their startups in the U.S..  We will provide tips for handling some of the issues that are unique to startup organizations, founders, and their employees.

Register at: http://www.cvent.com/events/how-to-hire-international-employees/event-summary-cbd9ce24133c4f7bb3daa73ac872e22e.aspx

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WeWork SF (Embarcadero Center) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
25
5:00 PM17:00

WeWork SF (Embarcadero Center) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Understanding the Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape for Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S.immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals, entrepreneurs and startups.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP:  https://members.wework.com/events/understanding-the-changing-us-immigration-64732

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WeWork SF (SoMa) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
25
11:30 AM11:30

WeWork SF (SoMa) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Understanding the Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape for Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S. immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals, entrepreneurs and startups.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-the-changing-immigration-landscape-for-entrepreneurs-startups-tickets-41300787768

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SF Foreign Startups Meetup Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
24
5:30 PM17:30

SF Foreign Startups Meetup Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, will lead a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for international entrepreneurs, startups, and investors looking to establish their businesses in the United States.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment landscape and explore the changes that may be on the horizon for immigrants looking to work for startups in the U.S.

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Foreign-Startups/events/245893175/

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Tarmac SF & Parisoma Host Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
24
12:00 PM12:00

Tarmac SF & Parisoma Host Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, will lead a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for international entrepreneurs, startups, and investors looking to establish their businesses in the United States.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment landscape and explore the changes that may be on the horizon for immigrants looking to work for startups in the U.S.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-immigration-for-entrepreneurs-and-startups-tickets-41402066696?aff=PARISOMA-HOME

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WeWork SF (Montgomery Station) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
23
5:00 PM17:00

WeWork SF (Montgomery Station) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Understanding the Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape for Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S. immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals, entrepreneurs and startups.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-the-changing-immigration-landscape-for-entrepreneurs-startups-tickets-41300528994

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WeWork SF (600 California St.) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jan
23
12:00 PM12:00

WeWork SF (600 California St.) Hosts Finkelman Immigration Law Firm

Understanding the Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape for Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S. immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals, entrepreneurs and startups.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish and work for their startups in the U.S., as well as how U.S. businesses can grow their companies with foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-the-changing-immigration-landscape-for-entrepreneurs-startups-tickets-41300487871

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TechMap: Understanding the Changing Immigration Landscape for Tech
Jan
8
6:30 PM18:30

TechMap: Understanding the Changing Immigration Landscape for Tech

The U.S.immigration system is undergoing changes at a rapid pace and placing new hurdles in front of foreign professionals and tech companies.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options U.S. tech companies are utilizing to hire foreign talent.  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season. 

RSVP: https://thetechmap.com/Event/GetTickets/27942

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Hiring International Talent In The Changing Employment-Immigrat­­ion Landscape
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Hiring International Talent In The Changing Employment-Immigrat­­ion Landscape

ATX HR welcomes Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a discussion on international talent acquisition and the changing employment-immigration landscape for employers and human resources professionals.  Jason will discuss the evolving immigration options available for U.S. business looking to grow their companies with foreign professionals and examine the recent issues faced by employers seeking to hire global talent.  The conversation will cover tips for navigating the current employment-immigration landscape and what to expect for the upcoming H-1B visa season.

RSVP - https://www.meetup.com/ATX-HR/events/243535424/

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Austin Startup Week: An Algorithm to Protecting the American Dream
Oct
11
4:00 PM16:00

Austin Startup Week: An Algorithm to Protecting the American Dream

Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a panel discussion on how the issue of undocumented immigrants and DACA are affecting tech startups as part of Austin Startup Week.  This intimate discussion will dive deep into how political developments surrounding the DACA debate are impacting the world of entrepreneurship and startup companies in Austin and around the country.

RSVP - http://sched.co/CIrN

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Austin Startup Week: How Politics Are Affecting Tech Startups
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Austin Startup Week: How Politics Are Affecting Tech Startups

Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a panel discussion on how politics are affecting tech startups as part of Austin Startup Week.  This intimate discussion will dive deep into how political developments are impacting the world of entrepreneurship and startup companies.

RSVP - https://thetechmap.com/Event/GetTickets/32845-startup-week-panel-how-is-our-current-politics-affecting-the-tech-startups

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Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs
Aug
16
12:00 PM12:00

Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs

The Austin Small Business Economic Development Department hosts Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman in a discussion on the immigration options available for small U.S. businesses looking to grow their companies with international talent.  The seminar will also examine the issues foreign entrepreneurs face in obtaining visas to establish and work their startups in the U.S..  We will provide tips for handling some of the issues that are unique to startup organizations, founders, and their employees.

Register at: http://www.austinsmallbiz.com/WebCOE/other-calendar.htm

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State Bar of Texas Annual Conference: U.S. Immigration Options for International Entrepreneurs & Startups
Jun
22
11:30 AM11:30

State Bar of Texas Annual Conference: U.S. Immigration Options for International Entrepreneurs & Startups

The U.S. immigration system places many hurdles in front of international professionals, as well as foreign startups and entrepreneurs seeking to work and live in the United States.  Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for U.S. businesses looking to grow their companies with international talent, along with the issues foreign entrepreneurs face in obtaining visas to establish and work for their startups in the U.S..  Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment-immigration landscape and explore the changes that may be on the horizon for high-skilled immigrants.

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Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs
Jun
14
12:00 PM12:00

Austin Small Business Economic Development Department: Immigration Options for Hiring Foreign Professional & Visa Options for International Entrepreneurs

The Austin Small Business Economic Development Department hosts Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman in a discussion on the immigration options available for small U.S. businesses looking to grow their companies with international talent.  The seminar will also examine the issues foreign entrepreneurs face in obtaining visas to establish and work their startups in the U.S..  We will provide tips for handling some of the issues that are unique to startup organizations, founders, and their employees.

Register at: http://www.austinsmallbiz.com/WebCOE/other-calendar.htm

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Must Know Legal Advice For Foreign Entrepreneurs & Investors
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Must Know Legal Advice For Foreign Entrepreneurs & Investors

The U.S. immigration system places many hurdles in front of small businesses, as well as foreign startups and entrepreneurs, seeking to work and live in the United States. Join Immigration Attorney Jason Finkelman for a lively and informative discussion on the visa options for small businesses looking to grow their companies with international talent, along with the issues foreign entrepreneurs face in obtaining visas to establish and work for their startups in the U.S. Jason will provide tips for navigating the current employment-immigration landscape and explore the changes that may be on the horizon for high-skilled immigrants.

RSVP: https://nvite.com/sbfaustin/afce

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SXSW Panel: Undocumented Immigration
Mar
12
3:30 PM15:30

SXSW Panel: Undocumented Immigration

Jason Finkelman will be moderating the SXSW panel "A Dream Deferred: Undocumented Millennials."  Join this engaging discussion on the challenges faced by ambitious and nationally recognized undocumented millennials and DACA recipients.

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2017/events/PP62607

 

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H-1B Visa & Immigration Options for Foreign Workers - What You Need To Know
Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

H-1B Visa & Immigration Options for Foreign Workers - What You Need To Know

As the April 3rd U.S. H-1B work visa filing deadline rapidly approaches, Capital Factory invites you to join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for a hands-on visa training workshop designed to walk companies, startups, and foreign nationals through the ins and outs of the H-1B work visa process. Jason will provide an overview of the start to finish steps to secure an H-1B visa.  Topics covered include:

  • Employer responsibility
  • Employee eligibility criteria
  • The H-1B visa cap and lottery
  • Educational and/or work experience requirements
  • Types of jobs appropriate for H-1B visas
  • Salary requirements
  • Application processes and timing
  • OPT/STEM status issues
  • Costs
  • Adjusting to lawful permanent resident status (“green card”) through employment
  • Options for start-ups and small employers - including challenges for companies with no revenues

Jason will also discuss alternative U.S. work visa options, and provide information on the latest immigration updates, separating fact from rumor regarding the President’s Executive Orders and proposed work and student visa legislation.

RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/h-1b-visa-immigration-options-for-foreign-workers-what-you-need-to-know-tickets-31954934068

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H-1B Work Visa For Foreign Workers Workshop
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

H-1B Work Visa For Foreign Workers Workshop

On April 1, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") will begin accepting applications from U.S. employers for one of the most popular U.S. work visas, the H-1B visa. Companies in Austin and throughout the United States seeking to hire highly-skilled foreign workers are preparing NOW in the hopes that their petitions will be among the 85,000 selected by USCIS to receive the highly in-demand visas. Based on experience and intelligence, U.S. businesses are expecting, once again that this year's H-1B cap will be oversubscribed and subject to a random computer-generated lottery. In light of this expected demand, join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, at this meetup event to learn about the H-1B visa process and how best to prepare for timely filing in order to ensure your chance of securing an H-1B visa.

As always, this event is FREE and open to the public, so please feel free to invite your friends and colleagues.

https://www.meetup.com/Austin-Immigration/events/236400219/

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Immigration & the H-1B Visa for Startups Hiring International Talent
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Immigration & the H-1B Visa for Startups Hiring International Talent

In less than 60 days U.S. businesses will vie for one of 85,000 coveted H-1B visas in order to be eligible to hire high-skilled foreign workers in the U.S. Join Immigration Attorney, Jason Finkelman, for an in-depth discussion into the H-1B visa category, including eligibility requirements, the H-1B cap and lottery system, recent trends, and other unique immigration strategies for employers, high-tech professionals, entrepreneurs and startups to ensure their best chances for working in the United States.

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immigration-the-h-1b-visa-for-startups-hiring-international-talent-tickets-31741917931

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