Comment: H1B Career Fair and Immigration Expo

ILW.COM and Heron Interverse conducted a H1B Career Fair and Immigration Expo in New York on June 29th, 2018. 325 job seekers attended. See photos below.

Immigration attorney presenting at the Immigration Expo

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Attendees talking to immigration attorneys one on one

H1B Career Fair-question answer

Attendees listenting to presentation on H-1B Job Strategies and Resume workshop

H1B Career Fair-resume

Attendees networking with employers

H1B Career Fair-career

Press talking to immigration attorneys

H1B Career Fair-press

Flow of attendees between presentations

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LW is conducting H1B Career Fairs & Immigration Expos in Boston on July 20 and in San Francisco on August 10. Employers, Immigration Firms, and Sponsors are welcome to exhibit and participate. To find out more please call 212-545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com

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Focus: Change in EB5 Market – its all about marketing

Old EB5 Model-Seller's Market New EB5 Mondel-Buyer's Market
Issuers Small number of Issuers
(Project + USCIS approval = investment success)
Large number of Issuers
(USCIS approval & good project are commodities)
Market Only China Multiple markets:
China, India, Vietnam, etc.
Roles Issuer gets project & USCIS approval;
Chinese Agent does SOF and Sales
Breakup of functions:
SOF by US immigration attorneys,
Marketing by Issuers,
Sales by agents
(A Good Project and USCIS approval are now commodities due to the large number of Issuers with both)
Marketing Marketing NOT necessary for success
(because market was a seller’s market with more demand than supply)

Marketing Necessary for success
(because market is now buyer’s market with more supply than demand)

EB5 Marketing – real world experience

ILW experience with marketing: Mixed results 2013-2016

  • Success in Beijing – almost 2,000 attendees at ILW Expo – but difficulties ensue
  • Many failures in oil economies of Middle East
  • Modest success in India and Taiwan

ILW experience with marketing: Major success 2016-2018

  • Expo format gets results in many countries for many clients
  • Major Success in two new markets - clients who made many investments 2015 to 2017 hit balls out of the park in two Top 10 EB5 countries

Requirements for major success:

  • Patience for results – it takes years not months
  • Commitment to a market through repeated visits to master its nuances
  • Major investment in marketing
  • ILW can help you succeed – please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Woodland Hills, CA - Sostrin Immigration Lawyers, LLP. is seeking full-time legal assistant to join our professional and collegial law office just off the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills, CA. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or social sciences that emphasizes analytical and critical thinking; Detail-oriented, with superior writing, research, analytical & communication skills, Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment with competing demands; Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving; Demonstrate engaged approach to work; Previous legal experience helpful, but not required. Responsibilities: Preparation and filing of business and family-based immigration documentation. Communications with government agencies for clients, with a focus on Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and Marriage-based cases. Prepare immigration applications and petitions for submission to various government agencies within expected timelines, including drafting forms and support letters, gathering supporting documentation and compiling exhibits. Case management, communicating effectively with international clientele, predominantly working for entertainment, academic and technology employers. Providing timely status updates to clients and attorneys. Master case types with varying levels of complexity within particular practice area. Desire responsible, hard-working candidates for fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with increasing ability to function independently. See listing on Indeed or please write to: jobs@sostrin.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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