|Production Date:||October 26 2009|
Attorney Phil Kleiner continues his series on immigration law with an overview of H1 visas. Kleiner begins by discussing the preconditions that must be met by both the employee and the employer, and details the process inherent in obtaining the visa, from filling out the initial application to the mandatory site visits by USCIS representatives. Kleiner also reviews exceptions to the H1 visas, emphasizing the importance of determining which visa is best-suited for a particular client. He discusses time restrictions on H1 visas,and provides a series of strategies for the use of H1s in combination with other visas.
I. Basic Criteria
II. Quotas and Exceptions
III. Time Restrictions
IV. Changes in Employment
V. Requirements for Employers
Kevin (Seattle, WA)
This course was deeply informative in an hour and a half.
Gunda (Cedar Falls, IA)
Sherri T (conyers, GA)
Great instructor very informative.
Joel (Henderson, NV)
Speaker knew what he was talking about.
David (Long Island City, NY)
The instructor was knowledgeable but a little dry.
Jamey (Golden, CO)
Brian (New York, NY)
Speaker was very informative and effective.
Linda (Salt Lake City, UT)
Very informative on H1B and L1 visas. Learned a lot of new things.
chantel (atlanta, GA)
easy to follow the presenter
Dan (Westminster, CO)
great job, great presentation, easily understood
Kennad (Ripley, WV)
well prepared and meticulous presentation that revealed how little i know about the process.
Jeffrey (Louisville, KY)
A good, informative and challenging course. Wonderful presentation.
Kenneth (New York, NY)
Very thorough overview. Easily followed. Good speaker, who obviously is an expert in immigaration law and an experienced practitioner.
joseph (Port Washington, NY)
Steven (San Leeandro, CA)
Of interest is the fact that the presentation highlighted points where attorneys may be confused or may be prone to making mistakes.
Edward (New York, NY)
The speaker did a good job of explaining a somewhat complicated bureaucratic system in simple-to-understand terms.
Leslie (Atlanta, GA)
Chad (Washington, DC)
Excellent! Clear and concise.
Ayhan (New York, NY)
Assly (Las Vegas, NV)
A good and useful primer on work visas. Even though this is not my usual field, it is good to know the pitfalls so I can warn business clients of the need for more information and research.
Robert (Boise, ID)
lawrence (Hayden, ID)
Very good for a dry subject matter.
Mara (Chappaqua, NY)
Excellent practical information
William (Towson, MD)
If I knew anyone else interested in this subject, I would recommend it.
Elwaleed (Brooklyn, NY)
very helpful course
Salvatore A. (Succasunna, NJ)
clear and articulate presenter
Stacy (Sewell, NJ)
I loved being able to download this on mp3 format. Information was very clear and informative.
Ned (Lewiston, ID)
This presented an excellent overview and summary. Even though I don't practice immigration law, I face issues where basic knowledge and understanding help me know when and to whom an immigration referral should be made. Thank you.
Alex (Austin, TX)
Byard (Stanwood, WA)
John (Castle Rock, CO)
Immigration law is not my field, but I found Mr. Kleiner's presentation very interesting. I may look into law further as a new practice area. Thank you very much!
John (ANCHORAGE, AK)
This class would be good to see along with others in the series by this presenter.
Tonye (Denver, CO)
Donald (Atlanta, GA)
Very well done.
Amanda (Denver, CO)
Bogdan (Federal Way, WA)
Excellent session. I will be looking for others in this Immigration Law. I hope for the same presenter-- great job.
Eneida (Brooklyn, NY)
It was interesting to be given detailed information regarding the various factors and conditions applicable to the hiring of skilled and educated aliens who desire to obtain employment in the U.S.
Lynn (Henderson, NV)
I would recommend if someone needs information on the H1 Visas.
John (Wilmington, NC)
Robert J (Reno, NV)
In depth and interesting.
Gagandeep (Dallas, TX)
Good overview of H1-B
Philip (Leonardtown, MD)
I enjoyed the course
Pamela (Great Falls, VA)
Mr. Kleiner was really good.
Evangeline (Dallas, TX)
Jay (Lovisville, KY)
EXCELLENT speaker! Really knows his subject matter and presents what is a very technical topic precisely and interestingly! THANKS!
Karen (Virginia Beach, VA)
Interesting overview of the H1 visa system.
Richard (greenville, VA)
This is an area my employer has thought of going into, and this helped me understand what would be entailed in that.
Evelyn (Tempe, AZ)
The program was very informative.
David (McLean, VA)
really clear speaker - very concise.
christel (harrisonburg, VA)
This is not an area of my practice and therefore I would not usually attend such a lecture. However, I did find it interesting.
Linda (Collinsville, CT)
Good presentation. I liked the speaker's use of examples.
John Q (Bridgewater, VA)
a very difficult field
William (Jacksonville, FL)
Really good presenter and program
Sabiha (McLean, VA)
Very easy to follow and understand.
Andrew (Virginia Beach, VA)
Outside everyday practice but very educational. Goes well with previous topic. Would definitely recommend to attorneys starting out in this area of practice.
Valorie (Richmond, VA)
Excellent and timely subject matter. Very informative.
Kevin (Jacksonville, FL)
Excellent course - the speaker kept my attention and provided great information.
Caterina (Fairfield, IA)
very comlpete and informative
Courtland (San Diego, CA)
Incredibly knowledgeable speaker who seems to have a very strong grasp of the intricacies of work visas. Highly recommend.
Min Hee (Irvine, CA)
Very informative and insightful. He speaks from many years of experience.
Gary (Pembroke Pines, FL)
Amazing mastery of immigration law, applied with practicality. I applaud you.
David (Washington, DC)
This is the second program presented by Phil Kleiner I have viewed. Having practiced immigration law very early in my career, I find Mr. Kleiner's presentation style excellent and very clearly presented.
Marie Eleana (New York, NY)
Good overview of H1B visas.
Ronald (Princeton, NJ)
June (Rockville, MD)
Very clear & knowledgeable speaker. Interesting issues. Good examples of real-life application of legal knowledge.
Steven (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Speaker was highly knowledgeable.
Gerald (Richmond Hills, NY)
very good presenter
George (Middletown, MD)
Eileen (boonton, NJ)
excellent overview of the topic--very thorough
Mary (Memphis, TN)
Bobby (Columbus, GA)
Good, concise and clear. Best I have seen on employment visas.
Tina (New York, NY)
Informative and easy to understand.
Linda (New York, NY)
Very informative- contained advice on how to handle many practical "problems" that commonly arise in H1B situations.
Elysa (Forest Hills, NY)
This is a great overview.
Benjamin (Dallas, TX)
Shara (San Francisco, CA)
Solid overview of H-1 visas.
Amy (San Jose, CA)
The speaker makes sense of a complex subject. Great presentation.
Dan (Roseville, CA)
Great speaker; many examples, a lot of information made understandable.
John (Lexington Park, MD)
Speaker was very understandable. good outline.
Warren (BURLINGAME, CA)
Michael (New York, NY)
Very knowledgeable speaker!
Bernard (La Jolla, CA)
Very helpful program
Eric (Vero Beach, FL)
Phil is extremely knowledgable about visas.
Delwyn (St. Louis, MO)
A fine and comprehensive overview of H1-B visa qualifications and application processes which includes recommendations for simultaneous alternative filings such as for a green card or I-140. Thank you.
michael (Chattanooga, TN)
more interesting than I thought it would be
Stephen C. (Oak Park, IL)
An outstanding and highly informative presentation. Speaker clearly knows his area of the law and how to present the topic to lawyers.
Charles (Denver, CO)
EXCELLENT - really knowledgeable!
Jason (San Francisco, CA)
A great course for those with no background at all in the subject area. I really enjoyed learning the basics.
William (Paso Robles, CA)
Made sense of a complicated subject
Mark (New York, NY)
ANTONIO (Warwick, NY)
Atchuthan (Fairfax, VA)
Robby (murphy, TX)
Michael (Potomac, MD)
Great course. Very useful as we are a technology company looking to hire talent from other parts of the world.
David (Arlington, VA)
Very practical and comprehensive.
Christine (Los Angeles, CA)
Excellent speaker. Very knowledgeable and thorough.
Josh (Columbus, OH)
Very informative. Good rundown of visa options.
Brianna (Washington, DC)
Robert (Arlington, VA)
Jamel (New York, NY)
This was great!
Thomas (Washington, DC)
Great presentation. I want to view his other lawline courses.
Jeanne (Chicago, IL)
Craig (Chicago, IL)
Barbara (Chicago, IL)
excellent presentation; good use of slides without reading directly from them; excellent command of topic; well articulated and very educational.
Edward (Plano, TX)
This teacher is very knowledgeable. I will check out his other offerings.
Folasade (Centreville, VA)
Highly knowledgeable speaker; very informative
Jaci (Alexandria, VA)
William (Chicago, IL)
Very informative as usual for Mr. Kleiner.
Paul (Wharton, TX)
This is the second seminar taught by Mr. Kleiner that I've watched today, and like the first, I was impressed! One of the best offered by Lawline.com.
Lori (Jacksonville, FL)
very informative and broken down in a way that made sense and was easy to understand
Rina (Albertson, NY)
Informative and engaging speaker
Joung Ho (Flushing, NJ)
very informative for a general practitioner.
Alice (Brooklyn, NY)
Very good an informative for an attorney who knows very little about H visas.
Marilyn (Edgewater, MD)
Very clear presentation and excellent supporting materials.
ronald (Fair Oaks, CA)
This course is more my style
Steven (Dallas, TX)
A nice primer on the basics of professional work visas.
Joan (Annandale, VA)
very clear speaker with interesting examples
John (NEW YORK, NY)
James (Rye, NY)
osarumwense (ocala, FL)
That was a very detailed and informative overview of H1b.Thanks Phil.
Paula (Dallas, TX)
Diane (Justice, IL)
good basic information to know for your employer client
Michael (Salybrsville, KY)
Jeffrey (Severn, MD)
Somaly (Vienna, VA)
Ify (HOUSTON, TX)
Elisa (Chicago, IL)
This was a truly excellent presentation.
DEBORAH (EVANSTON, IL)
very well presented and very informative.
Russell (Norfolk, VA)
An excellent presenter of an involved subject.
sandra (Denver, CO)
Fred (Chicago, IL)
Eric (New York, NY)
Russell (Eagle River, AK)
This was an excellent presentation of an interesting subject.
Ken (Brooklyn, NY)
Christopher (West Roxbury, MA)
Being a Canadian and working in the United States under a TN Visa, I found the lecture to be very informative.
Angela (new york, NY)
Cecil (Jersey City, NJ)
the speaker was very thorough and concise.He was also very clear and easy to understand.
Gabriela (BROOKLYN, NY)
Very informative and well explained.
Kenneth G. (Chula Vista, CA)
Mark (Barcelona, NJ)
Yvonne (San Diego, CA)
MANUEL (DOWNEY, CA)
good in dept course.......
Larry (Fair Oaks, CA)
Outstanding grasp of the subject.
Gerlinda (Hunnington Beach, CA)
Did a good job of explaining a complicated practise.
Jett (San Ramon, CA)
Mr. Kleiner is simply outstanding. A very good review course for those of us in charge of corporate immigration matters. Well done.
Joseph (West Roxbury, MA)
lots of detialed info
Bonner (Cordova, TN)
Overall it was informative, and having worked with immigration issues, I think it had sufficient depth on the issues to make it a valuable course.
Jed (New York, NY)
Excellent instructor and excellent course!