Please join us in our
One South Dearborn
Chicago, Illinois 60603
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Central Time
This program is also being offered live from our New York office via video conference.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
This introductory program is designed for in-house counsel, legal staff and human resources professionals who deal with temporary and permanent residence sponsorship issues.
Welcome and Introductions
Overview of the U.S. Business Immigration System
Temporary Visa Sponsorship
Basic requirements and limitations of nonimmigrant business immigration visas including B-1/B-2 and the Visa Waiver Pilot Program, H-1B, L-1, E-1, E-2 and E-3, TN-1, J-1 and H-3
Permanent Residence Sponsorship
Options for permanent residence processing including PERM, EB-1 filings for executives, managers, outstanding researchers and extraordinary ability aliens
LCA public access files, PERM audit files, I-9 document retention and Development of internal immigration policy
Immigration reform, State immigration legislation, H-1B quota, E-verify and Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)
This program is complimentary to our clients and friends of the firm by the Immigration group at Sidley.
Sidley Austin LLP is an approved accredited provider of Illinois CLE credit. This program provides non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys.
Sidley Austin LLP is an approved accredited provider of NY CLE credit. This program provides non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys.