Webinar: Understanding How Employers Can Use the L Employment Visa To Bring In New Talent


When:
Friday, June 15, 2018
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm (US/Eastern time)

Where:
Online

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Now that the H-1B quota has been met, how can companies bring foreign talent to the U.S.?  The L Visa, of course! 

The L-1A visa enables a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States.  This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send an executive or manager to the United States with the purpose of establishing one. 

The L-1B visa enables a U.S. employer to transfer a professional employee with specialized knowledge relating to the organization’s interests from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States.  This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send a specialized knowledge employee to the United States to help establish one. 

The topics will include:

  1. The definition of Doing Business
  2. General qualification for the employer and employee
  3. Who is considered an Executive or Manager
  4. Who is considered to have Specialized Knowledge
  5. New U.S. Office requirements
  6. Period of Authorized Stay
  7. Blanket L visas

Please join us to learn more about the L visa classification and how your company may be able to benefit from it. 

The Webinar will begin at 2:00 p.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. EST.

As always, there is no charge for our Webinar.  We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Bennett at [email protected].

For information on our presenters, see below:

Layli Eskandari Deal
Partner
Direct: 770.551.2700
[email protected]

Ms. Deal focuses her practice on U.S. immigration and nationality law, and international immigration matters.  She concentrates her practice on business immigration, including temporary employment visas and permanent residence for professionals, international transfers, investors, researchers, and nurses.

 

Kenneth S. Levine  
Partner
Direct: 770.551.2700
[email protected]

Mr. Levine focuses his practice on U.S. immigration and nationality law, and international immigration matters.  He provides representation in obtaining business and professional visas, student visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, naturalization, derivative citizenship and naturalization disability waivers. 

 

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