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H-1B Seminar Will Cover LCAs, Adjudications And H-1B/LC Issues

ILW.COM's new seminar "Cutting-Edge Topics In H-1B Practice" features Cyrus Mehta, Robert Divine, Wendi Lazar, Angelo Paparelli, Eleanor Pelta, William Stock and other speakers to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on November 25: Latest on LCAs: Analyzing DOL v. Kutty

  • Representing an employee who is not being paid the required wage
  • DOL assessment of back wages and other penalties
  • Deducting Attorney Fees from the required wage
  • When can firing constitute retaliation under the "whistleblower" protections?
  • Benching: Maternity Leave vs. Lack of a License
  • Understanding actual vs. prevailing wages
  • Best practices on developing the public access file

SECOND Phone Session on December 19: H-1B Adjudications at INS Service Centers

  • Responding to the dreaded RFE
  • Problematic Occupations: Marketing Analyst, Nurse Supervisor, etc.
  • Best practices for obtaining a credential evaluation
  • AC21 portability and gaps in employment
  • Representing the terminated H-1B employee in maintaining status
  • Representing the H-1B employer in financial difficulty
  • Tolling 6 year limit for time not spent in the US

THIRD Phone Session on January 24: Achieving Consistency between H-1B and Permanent Residency

  • Holistically planning the case from H-1B to Permanent Residency
  • Ethical issues arising out of dual representation and what to do when a conflict arises
  • Achieving consistency in work experience equivalencies for H-1Bs and EB-3s
  • Prevailing wage issues in the H-1B and Labor Certification
  • 7th year H-1B extensions vs. concurrent filing of I-140 and I-1485
  • Maintaining H-1B status vs. AOS portability with an EAD

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