The 2014 Filing Season Is Here: Master Your H-1B Visa Compliance Obligations Now
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Employers across many sectors, including technology, medical, and engineering, often must open up their recruiting to a global pool of candidates.
Employing foreign workers with specialized skills fills an important business need but requires advanced immigration planning. This yearís annual H-1B filing season is one of the most critical times for employers to plan for foreign labor needs.
If your organization wishes to employ foreign workers on a temporary basis for the upcoming fiscal year, you must apply for H-1B visas from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
There are additional Department of Labor filings and obligations to sort out before filing an H-1B petition and compliance requirements after the fact. In order to keep your organization on track and in compliance in 2014, join us for this timely webinar and get your H-1B Visa obligations explained.
- The jobs that qualify for the H-1B visa
- How to tell which of your current workers or potential employees need an H-1B visa
- Specifics about the H-1B cap, including:
- Who ís subject to it and for how long
- What happens if it's reached
- What to do if you miss the cap
- How the cap applies to international students currently working for you, especially those with STEM degrees
- Who might be exempt from the H-1B cap
- Best practices for completing LCAs (labor condition applications)
- The documents you need to keep after filing an H-1B petition
- Legal tripwires to avoid in the H-1B visa filing process, including a discussion about common issues that arise concerning the H-1B relationship and how to ensure youíre handling matters in a legally compliant manner
- What you should do if the H-1B worker is terminated or quits
- How immigration reform measures may affect H-1Bs going forward
In just 90 minutes, you'll get up to date on all your H-1B Visa compliance obligations for 2014.
About Your Presenters:
Attorney Jacob T. Muklewicz is a member of Kirton McConkie's Immigration section. He counsels and advises large multinational corporations, local businesses, individual investors and professionals in areas involving employment-based immigration law. Mr. Muklewicz has presented at state bar associations and published articles on topics concerning employment-based immigration and compliance with employment verification regulations.
Attorney Elaine Young is a member of the Kirton McConkie's International and Immigration groups. Her practice includes advising companies on all aspects of global migration, from visas, I-9s and E-verify compliance, to the US and foreign tax and social security consequences of moving employees internationally. Ms. Young is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite for international law and tax and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer RisingStar for tax.
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