The H-1B visa program is used by U.S. businesses to employ foreign workers in occupations that require
Due to the numerical limits of the H-1B visa program, U.S. businesses are forced to find alternative methods to employ foreign workers. Fortunately, there are many alternatives to the H-1B visa under the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. This course, presented by Matthew Blaisdell (materials prepared by Jeremy Richards,
Matthew Blaisdell is an attorney Brooklyn, New York, with a full concentration in immigration law. He is the former Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Consumer Protection and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee and is current Chair of AILA’s Consumer Protection Rapid Response Team. He frequently writes and presents on the topic of consumer protection and immigration fraud, and he has provided testimony to several cities considering legislation to protect immigrant consumers.
He also regularly provides trainings and lectures on topics related to attorney ethics, practice management, prosecutorial discretion and advocating before various government agencies, immigration legislation and policies, constitutional issues, immigration options for youth and unaccompanied minors, LGBTQ immigration issues, immigration consequences of criminal activity, humanitarian forms of relief, and non-immigrant visas.
He received his juris doctor, as well as an LL.M in environmental law, from Pace Law School, and is a graduate of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (NYCELLI).
Great overview of different types of visas and how to determine which one would best fit a client.
One of your better speakers - clear, understandable
I actually liked this program more than usual, and I think it would be awesome to have more programs available in these intricate specialty areas like Immigration, its very hard to find CLE on the subject.
instructor did a REALLY GOOD job!!!!
I particularly liked listenting to this attorney. He was well spoken, clear, did not rush through the material, summarized often and was a good teacher, esp since this is not an area in which I had any background.
a lot of good information
I enjoyed the course
Very well done. made a complicated subject understandable. looking forward to taking more courses with lawline.
extremely timely!! Awesome.
Speaker was good and on top of issues.
Good intro to topic.
Very good. Lots of information including practical considerations.
Effective and thorough presentation.
Very helpful information; good presentation! Thank you.
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