MCLEAN, VA – Nov. 11, 2019 – Of Counsel Rebecca B. Schechter of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Immigration Practice will speak at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) DC Chapter Annual Fall Conference, Nov. 13, at the University of Maryland Shady Grove Conference Center in Rockville, MD. More than 200 participants are expected to participate in the full-day conference; the agenda has two parallel tracks, packed with useful information for both beginner and seasoned immigration law practitioners.
Schechter will speak on the panel, “Navigating Recent Changes to PERM Process.” The session will address the labor certification application stage of the employment-based green card process.
Schechter focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance, representing multi-national corporations midsized companies, and startups, as well as individual clients. She has experience with all areas of employment-based immigration, particularly H-1B, L-1, O-1 and E-2 petitions, as well as outstanding researcher petitions and labor certification applications. Schechter regularly assists firm clients with global immigration matters, including business and work visas to countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. She also works on state and federal I-9 and E-Verify audits. Schechter has a thorough understanding of third party contractor issues and experience handling complex naturalization, deportation defense, family and employment-based adjustment applications.
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