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Plus: New I-9 handbook for employers. Giselle’s upcoming HR presentation. Advice for work visa options.
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Immigration Bulletin
 

Giselle Carson, Esq. - Shareholder - Business Immigration Attorney
904-398-0900 - www.marksgray.com

Welcome! Thank you for your trust during these changing times. We will continue to monitor changes under the Trump administration and keep you informed.

For those pursuing H-1B visas, we encourage you to prepare to file now based on what we currently know. There may be changes ahead; we will be better able to handle them with advanced preparation.

In this newsletter, you will find tips for H-1B filings, preventing employment authorization gaps, and considering work visa options.

As always, thank you for your readership, support, and referrals.


Giselle Carson

JAX Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference
Friday, March 31, 2017 from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

“Assessing your Legal Readiness to Manage Your Foreign Talent
 in 2017 and Beyond under the Trump Administration”

In this presentation, Giselle Carson will cover:
  • Effective, practical and up-to-date legal strategies for hiring and retaining foreign workers,
  • Regulatory changes affecting high skilled foreign professionals, and
  • Legal updates on I-9 compliance and enforcement.
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Tips to Prepare a Successful H-1B Filing


Your H-1B petition must be ready to be filed by April 3rd, 2017. It’s crucial to finalize your preparation now! Here are our five top tips for H-1B filings.
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Employer Alert: New I-9 Handbook
 

It’s here! US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the new M-274 “Handbook for Employers with Guidance for Completing Form I-9”.
 
READ MORE ▼

Success Story



H-1B Petition: Civil Engineer from France

After his H-1B petition was selected under the lottery, our client said: "For real! Oh my God!!!! Thank you very much!!!!”
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Which Work Visa Is Right for My Employees?

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IN THIS ISSUE


-  Giselle's Upcoming
   HR Presentation

- H-1B Filing Tips

- New I-9 Handbook

- Choosing a Work Visa

- Success Story

Stay Informed


State Department Visa Bulletin: March 2017

USCIS Processing Times

Visa Appointment & Processing Wait Times

iCERT Visa Portal System

TV Appearance

On Feb. 5, Giselle discussed the impact of Trump’s travel ban and possible changes to the H-1B on the News 4 Jax segment “This Week in Jacksonville”.

Watch the segment starting at 11:19.
WATCH NOW ▼
Giselle Carson
Business Immigration Attorney

Website:
MarksGray.com

Phone:
904-398-0900

Email:
immigrationteam@marksgray.com
 
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