US Immigration for Foreign-born Scientists – What You Should Know about Employer-Sponsored and Self-Petitions for Green Cards

US Immigration for Foreign-born Scientists – What You Should Know about Employer-Sponsored and Self-Petitions for Green Cards

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What do foreign-born scientists, technology entrepreneurs, and investors need to know to legally work in the US? How can one gain path to citizenship as a scientist? Foreign-born scientists and scholars have and continue to contribute to the technical wealth and economic growth in the US. According to 2005 ChemCensus, about twenty percent of chemical professionals are foreign-born. Learn from our speaker the various US immigration avenues available for scientific and technical professionals.

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“US Immigration for Foreign-born Scientists – What You Should Know about Employer-Sponsored and Self-Petitions for Green Cards”

A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Martin Lawler of Lawler & Lawler, with over thirty years of experience working on immigration visas for scientists, businesses, and investors.

 

 

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What You Will Learn

  • Key evidence you can gather for winning green card cases.
  • Extraordinary ability compared to national interest waiver applications for scientists.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) trends in assessing cases and quick processing.
  • Tips for submitting visa applications at US embassies or consulates.
  • And much more…

 

Webinar Details

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Fee: Free

 

About The Presenter

Martin J. Lawler is a California immigration lawyer with over thirty years experience. He is the author of Professionals: A Matter of Degree, a treatise on business visas and permanent residence. The Wall Street Journal published two of Martin’s opinion page articles in 2007. Martin was a guest speaker on National Public Radio’s Science Friday program about visas for scientists. Martin has spoken at many universities including Harvard, Stanford, San Jose State, and San Francisco State. He is a regular speaker at AILA conferences including its EB-5 Investor Visa conference. He also lectured at the American Law Institute, the San Francisco Bar Association, Innovation Norway, among other venues. He chaired the AILA’s H-1B visa committee and is a member of AILA’s EB-5 Investor Committee 2008 – 2010. Martin is the recipient of the AILA Jack Wasserman Memorial Award for excellence in immigration litigation. He is Martindale-Hubbell A rated and listed in Best Lawyers in America, the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and San Francisco Magazine’s Super Lawyers.

 

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9 Responses to “US Immigration for Foreign-born Scientists – What You Should Know about Employer-Sponsored and Self-Petitions for Green Cards”

  1. Ravi Gaikwad says:

    Dear Samuel,
    I was unaware about this seminar, may I please request you to send me the recorded webnair. I will be very thankful to you.

    Regards.

    Ravi Gaikwad.

  2. Samuel Toba says:

    The ACS Webinar featuring Martin Lawler will be on April 15, 2010. Hope you can join us.

  3. Svetlana Vasilyeva says:

    Dear Samuel,

    I cannot attend this webinar, unfortunately. How can I have an access to it? Could you please send me the recorded seminar?

    Thank you,
    Svetlana

    Svetlana V. Vasilyeva, PhD
    Postdoc Associate,
    Department of Physics
    P.O. Box 118440
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL 32611-8440
    Lab:352-392-5657

  4. Lan Sun says:

    Hi Samuel,

    I have been waiting for this webinar. But I had a meeting with my boss and missed most part of it. Is there a way that I can get access to the recorded version? Thanks.

    Lan

  5. Akinbde Iaacs-Sodeye says:

    Pleas send me the recorded webinar. I heard the Q&A. Ver informative.

  6. Samuel Toba says:

    Dear Lan Sun: The webinar recording is now available for your access. Thank you.

  7. Samuel Toba says:

    Dear Akinbde: The webinar recording is now available for your access. Thank you.

  8. Samuel Toba says:

    Dear Dampa: You may contact the speaker Martin Lawler with your question at http://www.aboutvisas.com. Thank you.

  9. Samuel Toba says:

    Dear Svetlana: The webinar recording is now available for your access. Thank you.

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