H-1B Cap and Employment Based Visa Alternatives

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Haynes and Boone presented a program that addressed strategies for FY 2017 cap-subject H-1B filings as well as describe alternatives to the H-1B visa category on February 4 in Houston, TX. The filing period for H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2017 begins on April 1, 2016. Employers who plan to submit cap-subject H-1B petitions will spend the next several months preparing the submissions to go out in early April.

Topics included: 

  • Planning for cap-subject H-1B filings 
    • Cap limitations 
    • Assessing an employer's cap-subject H-1B needs 
    • Timing strategies 
  • Employment based visa alternatives 
    • F-1 OPT extension for STEM grads/E-Verify 
    • Country specific visas (TN, H-1B1, E-3) 
    • O-1 for extraordinary ability 
    • E-2 for investors or essential employees 
    • L-1 for intracompany transferees 

Thursday, February 4, 2016 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m. Program

Haynes and Boone, LLP

1221 McKinney Street
Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77010
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Validated parking is available in the 2 Houston Center or 4 Houston Center garages. 

Texas: An application for accreditation of this activity has been submitted to the MCLE Committee of the State Bar of Texas and is pending. 
New York: An application for New York accreditation of this course or program is currently pending. 
California: An application for California accreditation of this course or program is currently pending.

For more information contact: 
Ashley Black at 713.547.2589 or ashley.black@haynesboone.com

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