H-1B Cap and Employment-Based Visa Alternatives

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Haynes and Boone is presenting a program that will address strategies for FY 2017 cap-subject H-1B filings as well as describe alternatives to the H-1B visa category. 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 will include:

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

Friday, January 29, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Program

Haynes and Boone, LLP

2323 Victory Avenue
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75219

Map and Directions

Validated parking is available in the garage attached to the building.

Public parking lots located nearby - various rates apply.


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: Velma Bueno at 214.651.5746 or velma.bueno@haynesboone.com

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