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Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B Practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement

Recorded on: Dec. 12, 2017
Running Time: 01:01:30

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Taken from the Web Program 50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute Recorded December 2017 in New York

Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B Practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement [01:01:30]
  • New challenges facing employers placing workers at third party sites – and “receiving” employers
  • Update on “prioritization” of H-1B numbers
  • Defining specialty occupations – the “computer programmer memo” – potential changes to reshape the H-1B category
  • The LCA form and stepped up Wage and Hour Division investigations – where things stand
  • Prospects for reform – both promising and problematic
(HRCI and SHRM Credit for Human Resources Professionals)

David M. Grunblatt, Cyrus D. Mehta

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Immigration Fact and Fiction for the U.S. Employer: H-1B Entry Level (Level I) Wage Blues—Revisited: Why Can’t a H-1B Professional Be Entry Level? (August 9, 2017)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Separating Truth from Fiction: Is There a Future for H-1B Visa Holders? A Qualified Yes (September 2017)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American (April 18, 2017), available at:
    David M. Grunblatt
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Policy Memorandum, PM-602-0142, Rescission of the December 22, 2000 “Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions” (March 31, 2017)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Memorandum for Center Adjudication’s Officers, Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions (December 22, 2000)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • H-1B Entry Level Wage Blues, The Insightful Immigration Blog (July 31, 2017), available at:
    Cyrus D. Mehta
David M. Grunblatt ~ Proskauer Rose LLP
Cyrus D. Mehta ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
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