2017 H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing and Executive Orders Update

2017 H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing and Executive Orders Update

Feb 15, 2017

A free breakfast briefing event.

We will discuss the upcoming H1-B season and give an update on the Executive Orders issued by the Trump Administration, their impact on international travel and actions to take looking forward.

When: Wednesday, February 15 from 7:45-9:30am (this event has been rescheduled from its orginal date of February 3)
Where: Tonkon Torp LLP - 888 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1600 Portland, OR 97204

New Year's Resolution: Prepare for H-1B Cap season! Tonkon's got you covered. Join us for a discussion on how to prepare for this year's H-1B Cap season. The government will start accepting H-1B Cap subject petitions on April 3, 2017 (through April 7) for an October 1, 2017 start date. Discussion topics include: 
  • Trump administration potential impact on the H-1B program
  • H-1B requirements and mechanics of the process
  • Preparation tips
    • Identify H-1B Cap subject candidates
    • Finalize job offers, job descriptions and requirements
    • Document gathering
  • Who qualifies as a Cap exempt employer?
  • Tricky scenarios
  • Likelihood of being accepted in the "Lottery"
  • Alternatives to H-1B status
Please click here for more information and to register.