Discover the A to Z’s of immigration for foreign nationals seeking employment in the US. You’ll learn all the ins and outs of navigating both the recruitment process and government red tape. Learn an overview of US immigration options and how to get started. Panelists will explain when you need to hire an attorney and when you don’t. Come prepared with questions—panelists will try to address as many of them as they can.
“Working in the USA — Immigration Update” with speakers Navid Dayzad, Esq. (Dayzad Law Offices, PC) and Kelly McCown (McCown & Evans LLP) and moderator, David Harwell (American Chemical Society)
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Mountain Standard Time)
Meet Your Experts
Navid Dayzad provides immigration counsel to students, employees as well as international and small companies. For four years, he has been selected as a “Rising Star” immigration attorney—among the top 2% percent of the outstanding, emerging lawyers in Southern California. Mr. Dayzad was elected to a position in the American Immigration Lawyers Association. At the request of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, he also served on the Mayor’s Advisory Board. Previously, Mr. Dayzad practiced employment law at an international firm. He earned his JD in 1999 from UC Berkeley Law and graduated summa cum laude from UCLA. www.dayzadlaw.com.
Kelly McCown is a partner and co-founder of McCown & Evans LLP in San Francisco, a firm that represents employers and individuals in all areas of corporate immigration law, including temporary work visas, permanent residence, and corporate compliance. She is one of fewer than 200 lawyers certified as a specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of California. Since 2004, Ms. McCown has been honored each year as a “Northern California Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics Magazine and was recognized in 2007 and 2010 as one of the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in Northern California across all legal specialties. www.mccownevans.com
David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers. He is a chemist by training and a career counselor by profession. Before joining the staff of ACS Dave was a faculty member at the University of Hawaii focusing on silicon nanoparticles and supramolecular structures.
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