PERM Timing Strategies: From Nonimmigrant to Green Card

PERM Timing Strategies: From Nonimmigrant to Green Card

PERM Timing Strategies: From Nonimmigrant to Green Card (Seminar Recording)
Live Event Date: 12/07/2023
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

They say that timing is everything, and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) ETA 9089 is no exception. The ETA 9089 is one of the most complex of all immigration forms, presenting numerous drafting challenges and obstacles for practitioners. Even if attorneys overcome the many hurdles in completing the form, timing issues can effectively tank a solid case. The expert panelists for this advanced seminar will provide best practice recommendations, addressing a variety of strategic drafting issues to spot prior to starting a case.

Featured Topics:

  • What deadlines (and timelines) do I need to consider?
  • Shortcuts to the PERM process
  • Maximizing AC21 benefits
  • Options to avoid reaching max-out dates during permanent residency processing
  • Spousal work authorization
  • Looking at the big picture: long-term planning and anticipated career changes

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Lauren K. Ross (DL), San Diego, CA

Lauren K. Ross is a Senior Associate with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP where she oversees a team of business immigration professionals supporting a key account. Lauren enjoys serving as a faculty member and panelist for AILA Conferences and webinars. She received her JD from the Brooklyn Law School in 2008 and is admitted to the bar in CA and NY.

Roujin Mozaffarimehr, AILA Business Section Steering Committee Chair, San Jose, CA

Roujin Mozaffarimehr is the managing partner of ImmiCore Law, PLC, where she assists corporate clients including entrepreneurs, start-ups, and companies of all sizes across industries with developing their immigration programs and compliance. She is a past chair of the AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter and currently serves as chair of AILA’s Business Section Steering Committee. Ms. Mozaffarimehr also serves on the Executive Board of the Iranian American Bar Association, NorCal Chapter.

Brenda Oliver, Reston, VA

Brenda J Oliver is partner with Jackson Lewis P.C.’s Washington, DC region office. She has served as Chapter Chair for the Washington, D.C. Chapter, Annual Conference Chair, has spoken at many local and national conferences/webinars, and is currently on the DEI committee. She serves as a mentor to the DC Bar’s pro bono immigration clinic. Ms. Oliver represents a variety of clients and industries with various business immigration needs in both NIV and IV context.

Edward R. White, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Boston, MA

Edward R. White is a sole practitioner in Boston. He is a past chair of the AILA New England Chapter and currently serves as a member on AILA's Department of Labor Liaison committee. Mr. White received his JD from the DePaul University in Chicago in 1992 and has practiced in both Illinois and Massachusetts.

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