Employment Related Immigration Law - Almost Everything You Need to Know But Did Not Think to Ask
Date: Thursday, December 8th 2011
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m
Location: World Trade Center Mezzanine, Building 2 26 SW Salmon, Portland
Credit Type(s): General Credit
This CLE will present an overview of certain employment-based temporary visa classifications such as E-1 and E-2 for treaty traders and treaty investors; F-1 for students; H-1B for professionals and specialty occupations; H-1B1 and E-3 for professionals and specialty occupations that are treaty based; J-1 for exchange visitors; L-1A and L-1B for intra-company transferees and managers and executives with specialized knowledge; O-1 for those with extraordinary ability; and TN for NAFTA professionals. The class will also cover the employment based permanent residence processes for labor certification applications, immigrant petitions and adjustment status applications. As time allows other topics may be addressed such as visa stamp applications, admissions inspections and Form I-9 eligibility verification processes. Our distinguished speakers are Turid Owren and Alan Perkins of Tonkon Torp.