Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 5, 2009
Each month, Jacobson & Han LLP, an internationally recognized immigration law firm, offers on-site immigration law consultations, presentations, seminars and workshops in response to increased immigration worksite enforcement and new federal mandates. The current immigration climate places increased scrutiny on employers. Employers need to become aware of how these challenges affect their business and what can be done to ensure compliance. This month Jacobson and Han LLP is offering the following presentations:
Introduction To Immigration Law For Foreign Students & Workers (Employment Visas)
Wednesday, August 4, 2009 at 4:00 P.M.
This seminar will offer students, employers, employees, attorneys and paralegals an overview of immigration law. Our goal is to educate foreign nationals in various visa statuses, including H-1B, L-1, TN, and E, and those on the path toward US permanent resident status. The seminar is intended to address the immigration issues and concerns of students & professionals in the changed economic conditions. In addition, we will inform attendees how best to position themselves for new employment (sponsorship) and retain their existing status or permanent resident process. The discussion will conclude with a Q&A session. Attendees may schedule an appointment for a free consultation in 2009. This event is sponsored by Fremont College, 8000 Studebaker Road, 900A, Cerritos, CA 90703. Space is limited.
U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization: What To Expect During The Naturalization Process
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 12:00 P.M.
This seminar will offer legal residents, employers, employees, attorneys and paralegals an overview of the naturalization process. The discussion will cover a variety of topics, including the following: N-400, Preparing For the Naturalization Interview and Examination, Offenses That Trigger Bars to Naturalization and Possible Deportation, N-600, Derivative Citizenship and Acquired Citizenship, Dual Nationality Issues. The discussion will conclude with a Q&A session. Attendees will receive 10% off the legal fees of any Naturalization application commenced in 2009. This event is sponsored by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and will be held online. Register here. Space is limited.
Understanding H-1b Visas (Employment Visa)
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:00 P.M.
This seminar will be beneficial to employers, employees, attorneys and paralegals who want to understand how the H-1B Petition process works for American companies that utilize temporary professional workers in H-1B classification. For the first time in several years, the H-1B visa cap has not been met on the first day that H-1B visas have been available. It remains to be seen for how long the H-1B visa cap remains open and available. Topics covered will include the H-1B cap, which employers are exempt from the cap, the H-1B timeline, how to meet H-1B requirements, the Labor Condition Application, prevailing wage issues, how to prepare an H-1B Petition, common pitfalls for H-1B employers, and how H-1Bs relate to student visas and green cards (permanent residency). Attendees will receive 10% off the legal fees of any H-1b Visa commenced in 2009. This event is sponsored by the Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA) - Immigration Law Section and will be held at California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, The Alhambra Room, 3rd Floor (Student Union), Los Angeles, California 90032. Register here. Space is limited.
Jacobson & Han LLP provides employers, employees and corporate attorneys with useful information in order to handle the immigration issues they are currently facing and also plan for the company's future needs of foreign personnel. For more information on any of these programs, please visit greencard4you.com.
Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is the founding partner of Jacobson & Han LLP, an internationally recognized immigration law firm. She has extensive experience in immigration law, including employment based and family based immigration and deportation/removal defense. She has successfully litigated immigration matters in Immigration Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Ms. Jacobson has been named a Southern California "Super Lawyer Rising Star" by Los Angeles Magazine in the area of Immigration Law. Ms. Jacobson has also been recognized by Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa for her advocacy and dedication to Immigration Law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, for which she has been a speaker, publication editor, and liaison with several government agencies. Ms. Jacobson is also an Associate Professor of Law and teaches Immigration Law at West Los Angeles College. In addition, Ms. Jacobson is a business/marketing consultant for sole practitioners and small firms.