Event

2012 Immigration Master Class for Arizona Employers - Phoenix, Arizona

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Date   Dec 5, 2012
Time   7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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LOCATION
The Ritz Carlton Phoenix
2401 Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 468-0700


ABOUT THE PROGRAM
By 2014, there will be more than two million U.S. job openings in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. But the number of Americans graduating with degrees in those disciplines is falling. Meanwhile, visa quotas make it increasingly difficult for U.S. companies to hire foreign-born graduates from American universities. The upshot -- as Microsoft chairman Bill Gates recently testified before Congress -- is that the extremely low annual cap on H-1B visas for foreign professionals is undermining the ability of U.S. companies to compete in a global marketplace.

As U.S. employers wrestle with finding enough skilled workers to fill their job openings, it's crucial for employers to understand immigration issues for H-1B visas as well as other workplace entry points, tactics, and techniques.

Now there's help: 2012 Immigration Master Class for Arizona Employers. Join FordHarrison attorneys Dinita James and Chris McFadden for a one day seminar to help you become even more proficient in immigration issues and handle management's and employees' questions with even greater confidence. You'll get the very latest compliance tactics and you'll enhance your advanced practitioner skill set when you attend this satisfaction-guaranteed event. Master Classes also qualify for continuing education credits.

You'll get information about:

  • Nonimmigrant visas
  • Employment-based immigrant visas
  • Family-based immigrant visas
  • Adjustment of status and consular processing
  • The road to naturalization and citizenship
  • Legislative update

CONFERENCE DETAILS
Continental breakfast and registration begin at 7:30 a.m. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. There will be morning and afternoon breaks and registrants will be on their own for lunch.

Master immigration compliance in just one day by participating in this all-new program created just for Arizona employers and HR management.

REGISTRATION
Registration is $397 for 1st Attendee and $297 per additional attendee.