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What Employment Lawyers Need to Know About Business Immigration

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Produced on September 27, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Immigration Labor & Employment

Course Description

Does your client want to hire someone who may not be a U.S. citizen? Do they have questions about terminating a foreign national employee?  This new course will help you understand employer immigration obligations, aid you in spotting potential issues before they arise, and provide you with practical tips for navigating complex immigration laws.  The course will provide an overview of immigration rules that arise throughout the employee lifecycle.  

Attorney Molly Carey will discuss the impact of layoffs, benching, leaves of absence, and demotions/promotions, as well as other changes in the terms of the employment of foreign national employees. She will identify issues to look out for when hiring and employing foreign students. Finally, she will provide an overview of emerging trends in the current administration, including changes to the H-1B visa program and the new NAFTA rules.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify employer obligations in hiring foreign national employees
  2. Assess the immigration impact of changes in employment terms, including reduction in hours, change in salary, or leave of absence
  3. Review the rules regarding the termination or layoff of foreign national employees
  4. Discuss how the Trump administration is changing business immigration

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Molly A. Carey

Fragomen Worldwide

Molly A. Carey is an Associate in Fragomen, Del Rey, Bersen and Loewy, LLP's Boston office, where she serves large and small corporate clients. Her practice concerns all aspects of employment-based immigration, including labor certification applications, outstanding researcher and extraordinary ability petitions, adjustment of status applications and nonimmigrant visa applications. She advises companies and their employees on a variety of issues, including immigration consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions, I-9 employment verification, and employees’ maintenance of status, travel and portability. She has practiced immigration law at firms in Boston and Chicago. Molly has also provided pro bono services including the preparation of VAWA and U Visa applications through a local domestic violence agency. She has also served as co-chair and moderator of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) Immigration Conference in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. While in law school, Molly served as Editor of the Women’s Law Caucus Digest and as a Student Representative for the Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic.


David K.

Excellent lecture.

Meg T.


Mariatrina B.

Great presentation

Julie S.

I work on business immigration as a lobbyist, very helpful to learn more about the nuances of representing companies hiring H-1Bs.

Eva A.

Very informative and up-to-date

Barbara L.

Very informative.

Anna R.

She was practical and pleasant.

Cheryl O.


Robert B.

So easy to attend. That’s key.

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