04 Feb 2020

Teleconference: CPT/OPT & Transition to H1B

Murthy Law Firm attorneys discuss matters related to various types of employment authorization for students in F-1 status, including CPT and OPT (both the initial 12-month OPT and the 24-month STEM extension), placement of F-1 student workers at third-party sites, and employer obligation. Common issues...

08 Jan 2020

Teleconference: H1B Cap Petitions – Practical Tips for Filing

Murthy Law Firm attorneys discuss tips for the upcoming H1B cap season and the latest trends from the current Administration, including any details on the new H1B registration requirement.Employers and their representatives are invited to participate in the January 08, 2020 teleconference – another in...

04 Dec 2019

Teleconference: Year-End Planning – Immigration Compliance

Year-end planning is the topic for the final teleconference of 2019. Murthy Law Firm attorneys will join Sheela Murthy to discuss matters including the retention of records for H1B petitions (public access files) and labor certification cases (compliance files). They look to the year ahead...

01 Jun 2016

Teleconference: Investigations of U.S. Employers by Federal Agencies

This teleconference focuses on investigations of employers of foreign workers by U.S. federal agencies. The past several years have seen increased investigations of foreign workers and more cooperation and information sharing between the federal agencies. Immigration enforcement, reform and protections for U.S. workers are topics...

04 May 2016

Teleconference: New Rules for STEM OPT Extensions

The new final rule for Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 students with certain STEM degrees is scheduled to go into effect on May 10, 2016. Murthy Law Firm attorneys discuss some important aspects of this new rule and what these changes mean for employers.Employers...

06 Apr 2016

Teleconference: Perils of Perm – Tips for Labor Certifications

This teleconference discusses the hidden perils of the PERM labor certification process, as it relates to the completion of the ETA 9089 form. Murthy Law Firm attorneys explain some of the issues commonly encountered by employers when preparing the form, and offer tips for the...