FY2024 H-1B Cap Season: How to Prepare in Light of Lessons Learned

FY2024 H-1B Cap Season: How to Prepare in Light of Lessons Learned

FY2024 H-1B Cap Season: How to Prepare in Light of Lessons Learned (CLE Recording)
Live Event Date: 01/31/2023
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

The USCIS H-1B Electronic Registration Process has been in place for three years now. What have immigration attorneys learned? Should practitioners approach anything differently for the FY2024 H-1B cap season? The expert panelists for this intermediate seminar will discuss the lottery system and address other general issues of filing FY2024 cap-subject cases based on the current landscape for H-1Bs, including updated Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) categories and wages.

Featured Topics:

  • Lessons learned from previous H-1B cap seasons
  • Responding to client questions regarding cap gap, odds of selection, and more
  • Planning and tips for H-1B filings using the automated system
  • Preparing and/or filing the labor condition application (LCA), identifying the SOC, and prevailing wage issues
  • Current trends in H-1Bs and how they affect cap-subject filings
  • Internal processes and billing for the lottery system

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Nicole Simon (DL), AILA USCIS Case Assistance Committee Chair, Philadelphia, PA

Nicole Simon is the managing partner of Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley. She is the current chair of the USCIS Case Assistance Committee and previously chaired both the AILA Philadelphia Chapter and AILA’s VSC Liaison Committee. Ms. Simon received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (2001).

Kevin W. Miner, AILA USCIS HQ (Benefits Policy) Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Atlanta, GA

Kevin W. Miner is a Partner in the Atlanta office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, and works with employers throughout the U.S. on business immigration processes. Mr. Miner is a co-author of Business Immigration: Law & Practice, 2nd Edition, which is a leading treatise on business immigration matters. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the AILA USCIS HQ (Policy and Benefits) Committee. Mr. Miner speaks regularly around the country on topics relating to high-skilled immigration.

Nneka N. Umeh, Chicago, IL

Nneka Umeh is a partner at Quarles in Chicago, Illinois. Her practice focuses on managing corporate immigration programs, including I-9 compliance, green card and visa sponsorship. She analyzes U.S. immigration processes to draft in-house policies and processes that incorporate the changing immigration landscape, while meeting internal business needs and budgets. Ms. Umeh received her JD from the University of Texas School of Law (2007).

Sylvia S. Yong, Toronto, ON, Canada

Sylvia S. Yong is an associate attorney with KPMG Law LLP in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her practice focuses on employment-based immigration and compliance, global mobility solutions, and U.S.-Canada cross-border issues. She is currently Vice Chair of the AILA Canada Chapter, and serves on the AILA Distance Learning Committee. Ms. Yong received her JD from the University of British Columbia in Canada, and is admitted to the Ontario and New York State bars.

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