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Doing Business In The US

U.S. Immigration, Global Mobility and Incorporation Strategies

Speakers: Thomas Joy
  Immigration Attorney, VisaPro LLC., USA
  James R. Ziegler
  Senior Advisor, Staffing and Mobility
  Venkat Ramineni
  Entrepreneur, Investor and Mentor

Date: February 04, 2013

Venue: Sun-n-Sand

Price: Rs.2450 (Early Bird Fee Rs.1950). Workshop price includes a FREE 120 page Handbook, Lunch and a Discount Coupon worth Rs.5000 towards future services.

Register today to ensure your place in this popular Workshop. Seating at this Workshop is limited.

Workshop Profile

To be successful doing business in the US, you must have a solid understanding of US immigration policy and law. VisaPro, a leading provider of immigration services in the US, will define the major areas of immigration law and recommend specific best practices.

Attendees will walk away with an enhanced understanding of:
  • Forms of Business Entities: Corporation, LLC, LLP

  • 2013 H-1B Cap Strategies: How to beat the H-1B Cap?

  • How to Hire Cap Exempt H-1B Employees

  • ‘B-1 in Lieu of H-1B’ option

  • Dealing with the Neufeld Memo on Employer-Employee Relationship

  • L-1 visa: Is it an effective H-1B alternative?

  • Selecting the best alternative: L-1A or L-1B?

  • Opening a New Office in the U.S. using the L-1 Visa

  • When to implement the L-1 Blanket Program?

  • Visas for Artists, Entertainers, Producers and Musicians

  • H-1B Visa and EB-2 Green Card for Entrepreneurs

  • EB-1 Green Card for Executives, Scientists and Artists

  • EB-5 Investor Green Card: Are you rich enough?

  • How to avoid an RFE?

  • Denials under Section 214(b) and 221(g)

  • Avoiding H-1B and L-1 visa denial after receiving USCIS Approval

  • Avoiding confusion at U.S. Ports of Entry – Do’s and Don’ts

  • Tips on preparing a successful B-1 visa application

  • What do you do if the Petition with USCIS is denied?

  • Employment and Immigration Compliance Requirements

  • Developing a Corporate Employment and Immigration Policy

  • Potential Liabilities of Terminating Employees

  • I-9, LCA and PERM Audits: Maintaining Compliance

  • Employer’s obligations towards H and L employees

  • Q & A, Mock Session, and Hands-on Practical Training from the Experts
Find out how these and other issues affect your business with the US, including current immigration programs, employees and their families, and how to plan for the future.

Who should attend this Workshop?

This workshop is designed for:
  • Executives

  • Managers

  • Business Owners

  • Investors

  • HR, Mobility and Immigration Professionals

  • Film and Music Professionals

  • Exporters

  • Entrepreneurs

Topics Covered

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A. Types of Entities
Forms of Business Entities: Corporation, LLC, LLP
Strategic Considerations in Selecting the Appropriate Business Structure
Setting up a New Company vs. Branch Office
B. US Immigration: An Overview
Key Immigration Concepts, Rules, and Procedures
Why every Company must understand Immigration to be successful in the US
Changing dynamics in US immigration
Strategies to obtain Visas timely in the numbers you need
C. H-1B: Specialty Workers
Eligibility Requirements
Dual Intent – what does it mean?
2013 H-1B Cap Strategies: How to beat the Cap?
What do we do when H-1B Cap is reached?
How to Hire Cap Exempt H-1B Employees
Hiring students on OPT and bridging H-1B Cap Gap
Multiple Work Locations: How to handle it?
Dealing with the Neufeld Memo on the Employer-Employee Relationship
Documents Supporting Employer-Employee Relationship
Extending H-1B status beyond the normal six-year limit
H-1B and L-1 Work Site Investigations from USCIS Fraud Unit
D. Trainee Visas: An H-1B Alternative
H-3: Trainees
“B-1 in Lieu of H-3” option
“J-1 in Lieu of H-3” option
H-3 versus J-1: Comparative analysis
E. L-1: Intra-company Transferees
Eligibility Requirements
L-1A vs. L-1B: What is the difference?
Selecting the best alternative: L-1A or L-1B
L-1A Visa: Are you really a Manager or Executive?
Documenting ‘Specialized Knowledge’ for L-1B
Considerations for L-1Bs Working at Client Sites
Switching from Specialized Knowledge to Manager/Executive
L-1 visa: Is it an effective H-1B alternative?

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Who should attend?
Executives, Managers, Business Owners, Investors, HR, Mobility and Immigration Professionals, Film and Music Professionals, Exporters, and Entrepreneurs.
February 04, 2013
9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Sun-n-Sand, 262, Bund Garden Road, Pune

Early Bird Fee: Rs.1950
(till January 22, 2013)
Regular Fee: Rs.2450
(till February 1, 2013)
At-the-door Fee: Rs.2950
(cash only)