H-1B Visas: Attracting and Hiring Foreign Talent in Uncertain Times

December 15, 2016

Entrepreneurs, innovators and employers rely on foreign talent to launch new businesses or supplement their local labor supply; however, business and employment-based immigration is expected to change significantly in the next four years and access to foreign talent may become more challenging.

Mr. Davis will address the current H-1B process and will forecast the changes that may come under President-elect Trump's administration. Mr. Davis will also discuss the impact these changes may have on recruiting and retaining foreign talent for various industries, such as technology, engineering, education, entertainment and health care. 

Part 1: What Lies Ahead: Forecasting the 2017 Immigration and H-1B Landscape – December 15, 2016

Points of interest include:

  • Learn about H-1B program benefits.
  • How can H-1B visas be used to expand and secure a talented workforce?
  • What will the new administration mean for the future of business immigration?

Part 2: Getting Down to Business: The H-1B Process from Soup to Nuts – January 18, 2017

Points of interest include:

  • Learn about H-1B wage determinations.
  • What is the process for applying for H-1B visas?
  • Learn about the lottery process, specialty occupations and filing fees.

Part 3: Special Issues in H-1B Visas – February 15, 2017

Points of interest include:

  • What do you do if the H-1B applicant has a spouse?
  • Learn about H-1B change of employer/portability.
  • How do you seek permanent residence through the Green Card process?