Redefining the H-1B Category: Proposed Legislation and USCIS Adjudication Trends

Production Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
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Jennifer Behm, Esq.
Tracy Schauff
Lisa Sotelo


About Berardi Immigration Law

Berardi Immigration Law was founded in 2005 by former INS Inspector and Attorney Rosanna Berardi who had the vision of creating a different type of law firm, one that focuses on client service and responsiveness. Today, Berardi Immigration Law is respected around the world for its knowledgeable immigration legal services team and the firm’s commitment to a personal, high-touch experience for clients.

Berardi Immigration Law focuses exclusively on immigration law. With roughly 20 categories of visas available and a consistently changing adjudication landscape, it makes sound business sense to partner with a firm that is wholly dedicated to both the art and science of immigration law. From getting professionals the work permits they need to work in the U.S., to helping cross-border couples live together in America, Berardi Immigration Law is committed to helping their clients navigate the ins-and-outs of immigration law.


About Fakhoury Law Group

For the past 20 years, Fakhoury Global Immigration (FGI) has specialized in U.S. and global based business immigration. The firm’s client list consists of the world's most innovative brands ranging from the Automotive, IT, Engineering & Healthcare industries. FGI’s global staff is comprised of 100+ attorneys, paralegals and immigration consultants that are equipped with the resources and expertise to deal with any immigration matter effectively. To accommodate the firm’s growth and to service its clients across time zones, FGI has expanded from its Midwest headquarters to 4 additional global locations consisting of India, California, Colorado, & New York. FGI distinguishes itself from traditional immigration law firms through the application of technology-driven solutions and Six Sigma processes. The firm and its attorneys have received multiple awards such as the AV ranking from Martindale-Hubbard, Super Lawyers 2016, Who’s Who Legal and US News 2016. All of these awards recognize outstanding legal thinking, high ethical standards, and excellent results. This year marks FGI’s 20th anniversary, and the firm is celebrating its success in becoming Michigan’s largest independent immigration law firm.


About Elise Healy + Associates PLLC

Based in downtown Dallas, Texas, Elise Healy + Associates pllc (EHA) focuses solely on business and investor immigration law.  With its seasoned, responsive immigration lawyers, the firm represents Fortune 500 companies, multinationals, middle market businesses, and individual business owners and investors by delivering legal answers and strategies that work.   With our broad range of expertise, we assist employers in transferring executives, managers, or specialized professionals to the US for temporary or permanent assignments; secure permanent residence for researchers, professors, individuals of extraordinary abilities, multinational managers or executives, and professionals of all kinds; obtain PERM labor certifications for highly-skilled employees; achieve compliance with both federal and state immigration laws; and conduct I-9 compliance audits and train HR and legal staff.  We assist investors in selecting the right temporary visa to develop and manage a business in the US; make an effective visa application at the US consulate abroad; or secure permanent residence through the EB-5 program. For over 20 years, EHA has built its reputation as nimble and extremely responsive experts in US immigration law. It has the technology to deliver immigration legal service of the highest quality, when and where you need it.