29 August 2014
Category News Room
29 August 2014,

Digital Moose Lounge and Brown Immigration law will present Immigration Survival Half-Day informative presentation on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 8am-1pm in Burlingame, CA.  The curriculum is designed to share significant, timely information on both work authorization and green card processing that will leave you with a wealth of knowledge to better understand your status, and be an advocate for your immigration process.

Immigration Survival Half Day Agenda

8am – 8:25 – Registration

8:25 – 8:30 – Opening remarks/Welcome

8:30 – 9:20 – Session I – Non-immigrant status – a thorough session that introduces you to the various status types, how to travel under the new CBP system, how to maintain status, what status type works best for your situation, what to do in the event of a job change or lay-off, and how to transition from F-1 to H-1, or other status transitions;

9:30 – 10:20 – Session II – How to get a Green Card – a discussion about the common green card process – the PERM – how it works, common problems, how best to approach this process, what happens when a qualified candidate applies, what happens in an audit or a denial of the PERM, how to bullet proof your PERM, and how DOL works;

10:30 – 11:00 – Session III – Transitioning from a non-immigrant status to permanent residence – what steps are necessary, how does it normally work, how does it work if sponsored by a spouse, or sibling, and how long should it take;

11:10 – 12:00 – Session IV – Common questions and status issues – can I take on another job, can I invest in a start-up, how much can I start up a business on the side, and for those who are starting a business we cover status options and hypotheticals for new businesses either founded or supported by foreign born talent;

12:10 – 1:00 – Session V – Immigration Jam – talk about what is coming down the pipe-line for immigration, how to navigate the current system, discuss some real-life hypotheticals and other thorny issues that people encounter – there will be a generous wrap-up Q&A to ask questions of interest to the group.

**This newsletter is provided for information purposes only, and is not intended to provide legal advice.**

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