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Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa

  • Spice Fine Indian Cuisine 500 W Canyon Ridge Dr #L275 Austin, TX (map)

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
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.