Trends and Updates in the USCIS H-1B and L-1 A: Exploring Implications
Recording Available: Thursday, November 05, 2020
The recent years have seen an evolving immigration law landscape in the U.S. Of notable significance is the drop of H-1B and L-1 visa approvals following the "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in April 2017. Changes may still come into view as revisions to the key features of the said visa programs are expected to take place this year.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and other regulatory agencies continue to encourage practitioners to be abreast of any developments that continue transpire in the backdrop. Revisiting their existing company policies and programs is important to ensure compliance with the changing regulations.
In a LIVE Webcast, a distinguished panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will present the audience with a comprehensive discussion of recent trends and developments in USCIS H-1B and L-1 A visa programs. Speakers will analyze implications and critical issues in light of recent updates and offer practical compliance tips in this evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- The U.S. Immigration Law
- USCIS H-1B and L-1 A: Trends and Statistics
- Risks Issues and Legal Challenges
- Best Compliance Practices
- 2021 Outlook
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Immigration Lawyers
- Immigration Officers
- Labor and Employment Lawyers
- Human Resource Personnel
- General Counsel
- Compliance Officers
Ryan M. Helgeson is an Associate in the Chicago office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Business Immigration practice group.
He counsels clients on all aspects of corporate immigration law, including E, H, L, O, P, R and TN visas, permanent residency and naturalization. Mr. Helgeson also has experience providing training and functional know-how to clients to better equip them to recognize and proceed with candidates who have immigration needs. Among other tasks, Mr. Helgeson also performs internal I-9 audits and has experience representing employers in their dealings with ICE audits.
During law school, Mr. Helgeson served as a legal intern for the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission and as a student supervisor for the Domestic Violence Courthouse Pilot Project.
Ryan M. Helgeson is an Associate in the Chicago office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Business …
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General knowledge of immigration law
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