Preparing for the U.S. H-1B filing Season 2014-2015 - A Seminar

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As Indian companies prepare for the next H-1B season enabling them to post employees in the US an H-1B seminar is being organized by LawQuest at Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, on January 10, 2013 at 4 pm. When and Where: Friday, January 10, 2014 from 4 to 6 pm at LawQuest, 103 Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400 005. (Followed by refreshments) More details are available at: http://lawquestinternational.com/updates


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India., January 6, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B Visa petitions for the next fiscal year starting April 1, 2014, which marks the beginning of the H-1B Season. The USCIS will formally announce this a few weeks before the H-1B Season. In view of the H-1B cap*, which is likely to be reached shortly after April 1, 2014 it is important to plan in advance. Attend this seminar to begin preparing for FY 2015 and obtain information about some alternatives to H-1B visas. Also, get answers to questions like the following:
 
What is an H-1B visa and who is eligible to apply for an H-1B visa?
What is a petition based visa application? How does a company go about filing an H-1B petition for its employees?
What are the specific timelines for applying for an H-1B visa?
What are the obligations of an employer toward the H-1B employee?
What is prevailing wage?
Can an employee work at multiple work sites on H-1B status?
Can the employee pay the professional and government fees?
What is an education equivalency evaluation?
Can an individual with a diploma but no degree qualify for an H-1B visa?
What is STEM?
What are the filing fees for an H-1B petition?
Can we file a blanket H-1B petition?
How soon can the employee start working on an H-1B?
*Under the H-1B cap, 65,000 petitions are approved under the regular category and another 20,000 under the advanced degree category. Out of the regular cap, 6,800 visas are reserved for nationals of Singapore and Chile. 
 
Faculty: Poorvi Chothani, Esq. (Attorney - USA, Advocate - India and Solicitor - England and Wales)
Who Should Attend: HR, In-House, Immigration And Global Mobility Professionals
Date and Time: Friday, January 10, 2014 from 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. followed by refreshments
Venue: LawQuest, 103, 10th Floor, Maker Tower 'F', Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400005.
 
RSVP: info@lawquestinternational.com or +91 22 4002 0954.
 
For more information, visit http://lawquestinternational.com/updates .
 



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