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Practitioner’s Guide to Navigating L-1 Intracompany Transferees

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Produced on November 07, 2016

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Course Information

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Categories Immigration

Course Description

The L-1 nonimmigrant visa classification is one of the most popular vehicles among multinational companies to hire and retain a foreign national workforce in the United States. This seminar examines the building blocks to L-1 eligibility and requirements, and offers a roadmap for designing an L-1 immigration program for clients.

In this course, attorneys Christian Park and David Iannella of Fragomen discuss historical trends and draw lessons learned over years of practice. The presentation identifies common RFE trends, response strategies, and methods for risk management in developing and optimizing an immigration policy for corporate clients.   

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Analyze the legal criteria for L-1 intracompany transferee sponsorship
  2. Examine the various sub-categories of the L-1 classification
  3. Review common RFE trends
  4. Identify strategies for success through real-world examples and review ideas to formulate an immigration policy that meets client needs


Youngwook (Christian) Park

Goel & Anderson, LLC's

Youngwook (“Christian”) Park provides strategic counseling to employers on all aspects of U.S. immigration law, regulation, and policy.  Christian partners with clients to develop, design, and implement streamlined immigration programs to meet business and compliance requirements for the recruitment and retention of a foreign national workforce in the United States.

Christian has served as counsel to a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, distinguished universities, and businesses of all sizes.  His work has involved clients across business industries, including technology, engineering, consulting, financial services, healthcare, biotech, automotive, and food and beverage.

Christian is a frequent speaker on immigration topics and has provided numerous lectures and presentations to employers, employees, industry groups, and immigration professionals.  

Representative Areas of Practice

  • Nonimmigrant Visas (H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, TN, E-3, O-1, etc.)
  • Labor Certification through PERM
  • Employment-based Permanent Residence
  • Consular Processing and Adjustment of Status

Professional Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • Member, Message Center Moderator Committee
    • Prior Member, Publications Committee
  • Law360
    • Member, Immigration Editorial Advisory Board

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2010
  • B.S.E., The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 2004

Selected Presentations and Publications

  • Co-Author, "Immigration Compass: Changes in H-1B Processing Leave Companies Scrambling."  Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, November 2017. Print and web.
  • Faculty Presenter, "A Practitioner’s Guide to Navigating L-1 Intracompany Transferees.", webinar, November 7, 2016.
  • Faculty Presenter, "A Practitioner’s Guide to Navigating H-1B Cap Season.", webinar, February 26, 2016.
  • Co-Author, "Deciphering H-1B Quota Regulations" Law360, December 18, 2015: n.pag. Web.
  • Co-Author, "Are STEM Employment Authorization Documents in Peril?" Law360, October 6, 2015: n.pag. Web. 
  • Faculty Presenter, "Employment-Based Immigration Solutions for Foreign Medical Graduates.", webinar, September 24, 2015.
  • Co-Author, "L-1B Specialized Knowledge and a Message of Hope." Law360, September 11, 2015: n.pag.  Web.
  • Co-Author, "High-Volume Corporate Immigration Strategies: Striking a delicate balance between efficiency, scalability and risk management." Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2015. Print and web.
  • Faculty Presenter, "Developing a Custom Business Immigration Policy.", webinar, May 21, 2015.
  • Speaker, "Basics of Employment-Based Immigration." Lecture, New England Bioscience Society 23rd Annual Symposium, May 16, 2015.
  • Co-Author, "A New Age for Employment Authorization Documents." Law360, May 1, 2015: n.pag. Web.
  • Speaker, "Basics of Employment-Based Immigration." Lecture, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers New England Symposium 2015, February 28, 2015.
  • Co-Author, “H-1B Season's Greetings: A Guide to Analyzing the H-1B Quota and Time Limitation.”, December 4, 2014: n.pag. Web.
  • Co-Author, “Seven Effective Tips to Preparing Non-PERM Employment Based Visa Petitions.”, October 22, 2013: n.pag. Web.
  • Co-Author, “Alternatives to PERM.”, July 16, 2013: n.pag. Web.

David Iannella

Fragomen Worldwide

David is an Associate in Fragomen’s Boston office. He practices exclusively in the field of federal immigration and nationality law and assists both small and large multinational corporate clients with a range of nonimmigrant and immigrant matters.

While in law school, David was a student attorney in the Federal Appeals Clinic and served as a Senior Note Editor for the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review.

David has assisted in a number of pro bono cases, including the approval of Temporary Protected Status for an individual from Sierra Leone.


Naomi K.

Great presentation. Knowledgeable speakers and very informative. Gives a lot helpful and practical information.

Annie K.

Excellent presentation.


Discussion of the different ways to show specialized knowledge was very helpful.

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