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Webinar: Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

Start:
May 4, 2016 1:30 pm
End:
May 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Cost:
110/129/159
Organizer:
Laurie Silvey
Phone:
217-522-5512
Email:
lsilvey@ilchamber.org
Venue:
online

Taught by attorneys Sean Darke & Ryan Helgeson Register
| Wessels Sherman

The H-1B visa season has just wrapped up for another year and tens of thousands of visa petitions went unselected in the H-1B lottery. If your business and your employees find themselves among those without an H-1B visa, you may be wondering what your other options are. This webinar will cover numerous other visa types that may be appropriate for your employees, granting them the necessary employment authorization to work for your organization. Learn about other options your business may have to recruit and retain highly skilled employees, including a discussion of the new federal regulations governing employment authorization extensions for student visa holders.

Webinar Topics to be Discussed:
-An explanation of the H-1B visa quota and the problems that arise from the annual limit on visa numbers.
-The new federal regulations governing employment authorization extensions for student visa holders.
-H-3 and J-1 Visa Training Options
-TN Visas for residents of Mexico and Canada
-H-1B1 Visas for residents of Chile and Singapore
-E-3 Visas for residents of Australia
-B-1 Business Visitor Visas or B-1 in lieu of H-1B
-L-1 Visas for intra-company transfers

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