H-1B Visa for Specialty Occupation Employees

Bradley A. Richards
Instructor Bradley A. Richards
Product Id 601646
Duration 60 Minutes  
Version Recorded
Original Price $295
Special Offer Price $10
Refund Policy
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H-1B Visa for Specialty Occupation Employees

Overview:
The H-1B is the most common employment based nonimmigrant visa. In addition to an overview of the requirements, this Webinar will cover strategic hints to minimize costs and maximize the chances of successfully sponsoring an employee for H-1B status. The Webinar will cover limitations imposed by the annual cap on H-1B petitions, as well as the documentation needed for an approval.

Why should you attend: Engineers and IT employees are in short supply in the U.S. Qualified applicants for these positions often lack U.S. work authorization and require visa sponsorship by their employers. In addition to an overview of the H-1B requirements, this Webinar will cover strategic hints to minimize costs and maximize the chances of successfully sponsoring an employee for H-1B status.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Strategies for minimizing H-1B costs
  • Strategies for maximizing the chances of successfully sponsoring an employee for H-1B status
  • Alternatives to the H-1B category
  • H-1B requirements
  • Employer's ongoing compliance requirements

Who Will Benefit:
  • HR Executives
  • Managers
  • Specialists
  • In-House Employment Counsel
Speaker Profile
Bradley Richards has developed I-9 compliance strategies for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Through regularly representing companies during DOL I-9 audits, he has gained extensive experience with the key issues companies need to address to minimize exposure to large monetary and criminal penalties.

Richards is an Associate in the firm’s Business Immigration practice group. Representing corporate clients in a variety of industries, Mr. Richards focuses his practice on all aspects of U.S. immigration law. His experience includes employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, immigrant petitions, adjustment of status applications, PERM applications, family-based immigration, and appearances at local USCIS offices throughout the United States. He also has extensive experience in advising on U.S. consular issues, including E Visa applications and other nonimmigrant visa applications.

While attending law school, he served as the school’s Community Service Organizer, was on the board of the school’s Public Interest Law Society, interned at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office and clerked for Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s criminal law attorney. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Richards was employed with a major health care consulting firm.

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