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Curriculum For "Creme de la Creme: Extraordinary, Outstanding, Multinational and Exceptional"

The following is the curriculum for ILW.COM's seminar "Creme de la Creme: Extraordinary, Outstanding, Multinational and Exceptional"

FIRST Phone Session on June 30: Multinational Executives/Managers (EB-1-3)

  • Basic regulatory criteria and proofs
  • Distinguishing features between EB-1-3 and L-1A categories
  • Advantages of EB-1-3 category
  • Claim for a small company executive/manager
  • Functional manager
  • Blanket L issues & consular process
  • Current trend and difficulties

SECOND Phone Session on July 10:

Outstanding Researcher/Professor (EB-1-2)

  • Defined criteria but documentation and proofs - a question mark!
  • International reputation - indicia
  • Offer of permanent employment - blind spot
  • Current trend - advantages and difficulties - nuts & bolts suggestions

National Interest Waiver (EB-2)

  • No regulatory criteria
  • NYS Department of Transportation - lone precedent
  • Unique and exceptional abilities
  • Impact and influence on others
  • National or international in scope and substantial intrinsic merits
  • Multiple national interests
  • Labor certification issue - hot bed of proof issue - how to demonstrate that benefits of alien's work outweighs national interest inherent in the labor certification requirement
  • Current trend - advantages and difficulties - nuts & bolts

THIRD Phone Session on August 28: Alien of Extraordinary Abilities (EB-1-1)

  • Basic regulatory criteria and proofs
  • Advantages of EB-1-1 category.
  • Alien must continue to work in same field - How to establish such intent?
  • Public charge issue - What different proofs can be shown to overcome this concern?
  • Current trend and difficulties

In addition to the specific curriculum above, general points covered in this series will include: Letters of reference: How many and from where? - Regulatory criteria: The Number Game - Alien's young age should not be a deterrent - Responding to RFE - Practical suggestions: Alien's lawful or unlawful status in U.S.

The deadline to register is Tuesday, August 26th. For more info on this phone seminar series, including detailed curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: For the fax version, please see: