WEBINAR: Top 5 Trending Issues in Immigration
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One-hour webinar sponsored by Foster LLP. Complimentary for HR Houston members. Offers 1 hour of continuing education credit.

When: Tuesday, July 12
11:00 am-12:00 pm
United States

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Pre-registration by 9:00 am on Tuesday, July 12 is required.  Registrants will receive a system-generated email with the Go-to-Webinar link at least 24 hours prior to the webinar.
Top 5 Trending Issues in Immigration
Presented by Dorothee B. Mitchell, Partner and Kari Konikowski Blackman, Senior Attorney, Foster LLP
Sponsored by Foster LLP

This presentation will cover the top 5 trending issues in U.S. immigration and how they impact the day-to-day work of Human Resource Professionals working with a global workforce.  The webinar will cover the most recent development in the revocation of U.S. work visas by the U.S. State Department and how it can impact an employee’s global mobility. A preview of the new U.S. government filing fee increases will be provided and tips how companies can plan their immigration strategies to make use of the current lower fee schedule.
The webinar will provide information on the various requirements and limitations applicable to F-1 students working on OPT with respect to cap gap coverage, international travel when their H-1B petitions have been selected and when they have not. This will also include new procedures and requirements for securing the new 24-month STEM extension of OPT.

CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: The webinar has been submitted to SHRM for 1 Professional Development Credit (PDC) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and to HR Certification Institute for 1 hour of HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.



  • HR Houston Member: Complimentary
  • Non-Member: $25

Pre-registration and pre-payment (for non-members) is required.  Non-member cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 1 business day prior to the webinar.  Non-members who register and neither cancel nor attend are not eligible for refund or rescheduling. 

If you have any questions about this webinar, please contact Kristin Thibodeaux, Chapter Manager at kristin@hrhouston.org.

WEBINAR INFORMATION:  Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email 24 hours prior to the webinar with the Go-to-Webinar link and call-in information.

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