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Focus: H1B to EB5
Exhibition/speaking opportunities for November and Decemeber H-1B events are available. Please see below for our current H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:

  • Washington, DC - Monday, November 12 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, November 14 ( SOLD OUT )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, November 16 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Boston, MA - Monday, November 26 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, November 28 ( 2 Seats Available )
  • Los Angeles, CA - Friday, November 30 ( 1 Seat Available )
  • Newark, NJ - Monday, December 10 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • Seattle, WA - Wednesday, December 12 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, December 14 ( 4 Seats Available )

Format:
Half Day Event for Indian H-1Bs considering EB-5 Option (Speaking Opportunity included) Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
Special Note for Attorneys: This event will feature two immigration attorney panels solely on immigration law matters. The only way an immigration attorney can participate and speak at this event is if they are nominated by an issuer who is exhibiting at the event (there is no fee charged to immigration attorneys).

EB-5 Issuers only - $3,999 per city for H-1B Event
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here.

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Help Wanted: Business Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC, a highly regarded New York immigration law firm, seeks a well-rounded immigration attorney who will enjoy working in a broad range of immigration practice areas including H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM, EB-1, consular processing, adjustment of status, naturalization, waivers, family petitions, and appeals. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, capable of managing a large caseload, possess excellent writing skills and have a voracious appetite for research and scholarship. Must also be admitted to the NY bar and possess at least 2+ years of experience in corporate immigration law. Salary commensurate with experience + benefits (health + 401k). Please email your cover letter and resume to: resumes@cyrusmehta.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Ogletree Deakins has multiple opportunities for experienced immigration attorneys to join the growing Raleigh, NC team and assume a major role in our expanding business immigration practice. Ogletree has one of the largest Business Immigration practices in the US and our Raleigh office is home to the firm's managing shareholder and houses our largest team of innovative immigration experts. Relocation assistance may be available, depending on experience. Requirements: Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. Two or more years of business immigration experience. Extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas. Excellent writing, organizational and research skills. Candidates must possess experience in a fast-paced, high-volume business immigration work environment. To apply, follow the link: https://ogletree.com/careers/business-immigration-associate-raleigh-nc

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Ridgewood, NJ - Business immigration specialists wanted - Northern New Jersey office located in Ridgewood, NJ : International Law Firm with offices in NJ, NY, Indiana and Canada seeks Immigration Paralegals and Immigration Specialists for several new positions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities consist of preparation of a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1A/B and O-1). Assist with corporate clients with PERM application process. PERM process beginning to end a "must". Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, Requests for Evidence, interviews and compliance. Compile and maintain records of immigration forms, other documentation and records of activity on behalf of corporate clients' employees. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience with the corporate business immigration process. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate and Foreign Language. Other Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills; Strong sense of good judgment; Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. We sponsor. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to: hr@visaserve.com

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC - An Immigration Patchwork in the States: How Partisanship, Regionalism, and Shifting Priorities Impact State Immigration Laws 3:00-4:20 p.m. ET, Friday, November 16, 2018 Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 Eye Street, NW Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20005 https://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/webinar-an-immigration-patchwork-in-the-states-how-partisanship-regionalism-and-shifting-priorities-impact-state-immigration-laws/


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