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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present at Career Issues in Art and Design Conference

NEW YORK – June 20, 2016 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys, Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer, recently presented at the 2016 Career Issues in Art and Design (CIAD) Conference hosted at the New School in New York City. Attended by representatives including ISOs and DSOs from more than 25 educational institutions across the East Coast, this two-day event provided insight on career issues in arts and design. Kalmykov and Rymer presented on “Important Immigration and Employment Law Considerations for International Advisors and School Officials.”  The discussion centered on:

  • Immigration strategies for international students in the arts and design fields.
  • Recent changes for F-1 visa holders including the extension of “cap gap” provisions for those selected under the H-1B quota, revisions to the STEM regulations for F-1 students employed in OPT, and an overview of the implications of STEM certification for the SEVIS institution.
  • Employment and immigration law issues surrounding paid and unpaid internships including an overview of recent federal court decisions.

Kalmykov and Rymer both focus their practices on business immigration and compliance. They represent clients in a wide-range of employment based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, trainees, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors and traders, persons of extraordinary ability, and immigrant investors.