Strategies for Maintaining Status During Lengthy Visa Backlogs

  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: AILA
  • This event takes place online.
  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Immigration

Immigration reform may or may not be on the horizon. In the meantime, many foreign nationals are waiting several years for their immigrant visa number to become current. During this wait, foreign nationals are understandably anxious about maintaining their status, and positioning themselves to obtain permanent residence quickly and easily once their number becomes current. Join our experts as they discuss the latest strategies for helping a foreign national navigate these complex issues.

  • Strategies to Extend the Foreign National's H-1B Status for the Seventh Year and Beyond
  • Should the Foreign National Allow His H-1B Status to Lapse If He Has an EAD and Advance Parole?
  • Changing Employers Without Jeopardizing the Permanent Residence Case
  • Pros and Cons of Refiling the PERM and I-140 Petitions to Attain a More Advantageous Preference Category
  • Exploring EB-1 Upgrade Options for the "Extraordinary" Foreign National, "Outstanding" Professor or Researcher, or Multinational Executive or Manager


  • *Donald Kyle Sheppard (dl), San Diego, CA
  • *Palma R. Yanni, AILA Past President, Washington, DC
  • *Barry J. Walker, Tupelo, MS

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