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Introduction to Employment Related Immigration

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Produced on March 18, 2019

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Course Information

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

Of the many ways to acquire entry into the United States, one of the largest categories is employment-related visas, which may be obtained for temporary work, or permanent residence sponsored by a qualifying business. Although the major news about changes to immigration policy under the current administration has centered on asylum seekers and undocumented minors, there have been major implications that employers must understand as well.

This program will cover the different kinds of employment-related immigration petitions, and the considerations that businesses must understand when seeking to employ immigrants and/or bring new workers into the country.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduce various employment based visas, forms, and requirements
  2. Review immigrant and non-immigrant visa types
  3. Articulate different visa caps, changing administration policies, and the impact on your petition
  4. Gain Department of Labor approval and Labor Certification for your clients

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Robert N. Johnson

Baker Donelson

A member of the Firm's Global Immigration Group, Mr. Johnson represents U.S. and foreign-based multinational corporations in the hiring of foreign executives, managers and specialists and their transfer to the United States.

Mr. Johnson has extensive experience serving clients throughout the world in the arrangement of all types of business-based temporary and permanent immigration status. He offers strategic counsel on all aspects of business immigration, including labor certification PERM applications, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing and adjustment of status applications, reentry permits and naturalization applications. He also manages H-1B petitions, TNs, L-1s, E visas and O visas petitions. Mr. Johnson's Immigration practice focuses on counseling multinational corporations on immigration issues arising from corporate reorganizations, mergers and layoffs; managing PERM recruitment programs; immigrant visa petitions under the extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, multinational manager and executive, and national interest waiver categories; as well as policy and procedures development. He is a frequent speaker on U.S. and international immigration rules, policies and procedures, and regularly appears before employers, investors, individuals, and other immigration lawyers.

Mr. Johnson has published numerous articles on a variety of business immigration topics and regularly conducts in-house Immigration training seminars. He lived and worked in Japan for two years and is conversationally fluent in Japanese.



Very good beginning course.

Carla B.

The faculty was brilliant. I could listen to this lecturer all day. Good, natural, personable delivery style. Very comfortable in front of the camera, and good voice.

Manish C. S.


Dale D.

Interesting. Was not familiar with this field.

Ennis W.

He was great!!


Instructor was engaging and humorous.

Antonio R.

Very informative.

Virginia P.

Interesting and engaging speaker

Andrew S.

As a practicing business immigration attorney, I feel the presenter did a great job providing an overall summary in the 1 hour time.

Christopher B.

informative and entertaining. Course materials are excellent.

Walter R.

Excellent and engaging presentation - and great substantive content.

Denine G.

The presenter did a great job!

John T.

good material, well presented

Kenneth H.

I work with high school students so I found this presentation particularly interesting and helpful Mr. Johnson is a wonderful speaker and his sense of humor made this an enjoyable experience.

Salvatore D.

Excellent, engaging instructor.

mark f.

Great presenter. really interesting.

James C.

Excellent instructor!

Mark C.


Yasmine R.

Great presenter.

Christopher B.

The instructor covered a lot of material in an effective, straightforward manner.

Charles D. J.

A great primer on requirements for immigrant employment authorization and very timely given U. S. government hardline on illegal immigration into the country.

Maria A.

Excellent professor

Mark K.

Professor was knowledgeable. Covered a lot in a little. Immigration is niche area so was interesting to learn more about it.

Andrew P.

Great overview.

Andrew D.

Very engaged and upbeat instruction! Kept me engaged.

Franchesco F.

I loved the visa breakdowns!

Monty M.

Engaging speaker, enjoyed his presentation.

Wilfrid N.

Gr.eat course and presentation

Robert Q.

enjoyable and informative

Steven F.

Good introduction by knowledgeable instructor.

Maria M.

Very good introduction into immigration law for corporate counsel! Very well done.

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