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Focus: H-1Bs

Wednesday, December 26 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, December 27 phone session of “Physician Immigration For Experts " with Greg Siskind, Robert Aronson, Ingrid Brey, Kristen Harris, Elahe Najfabadi, and Charles Wintersteen. The curriculum is as follows:


  • The Texas license rule - how it works; the beginning of a trend?
  • Cap exemption challenges for the IMG
  • Running out of time - strategies for extending the IMG's H-1B beyond six years
  • Alternatives to the H-1B

Wednesday, December 26 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201213.shtm.




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