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

  • Baltimore, MD - Monday, April 15 ( 3 Seats Available )
  • Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, April 17 ( 1 Seat Available )
  • Los Angeles, CA - Friday, April 19 ( 3 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)

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Business Immigration Attorney for our New York office: The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in business immigration; Should have experience advising on H-1B/L-1/TN visas and employment-based green cards including EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3; Must have excellent drafting skills, be able to manage client relationships and possess strong case management experience. We offer a collegial work environment and salary commensurate with experience. Please apply at Aira.asencion@chugh.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Houston, TX - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an opening for an immigration paralegal in Houston, Texas. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least 3-5 years of immigration experience. Responsibilities involve substantial writing and research for EB-1 and H-1Bs, and preparing responses to requests for evidence. Additional responsibilities include: assisting in determining case strategy; managing clients and tracking status of filings; gathering documentation from clients; reviewing case documents; assisting with legal research; filings with the government; drafting correspondence to the government and clients; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining paperless file copies. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use new systems. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary. Please apply at https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/BAK1000/JobBoard/2f6b40a8-4e29-e740-a3db-cb1a1e4563b8/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=02b4ea8c-1b2e-481c-a0ae-a990a3a491a5

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington DC - April 4, 2019 9:30am EST Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: By the Numbers, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Senate Dirksen Building, SD-342 Washington, DC, 20510 For more info see: https://www.hsgac.senate.gov/unprecedented-migration-at-the-us-southern-border-by-the-numbers


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