Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/14/2019 -- On May 29, 2019, Elise A. Fialkowski, partner at Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP, led a panel at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference. During the panel, she provided updates on the latest immigration issues, providing valued context from her 25 years as an employment-based immigration lawyer.
Elise's session, entitled "Hot Topics in Advanced Employment-Based Immigration," also included remarks from David Muusz, Assistant Director for Faculty and Staff Immigration Services at University of Michigan and Donna Steinfeldt, Assistant Director at International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at the University of Pennsylvania at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The panel addressed an audience at this highly anticipated international education event, which adopted the theme of "Global Leadership, Learning and Change."
In keeping with the conference theme, Elise, David, and Donna discussed several hot topics in employment-based immigration, including: the changes to the H-1B visa lottery, PERM Labor Certification, Buy American Hire American (BAHA) executive order, proposals to limit legal immigration, current wage issues, and more.
Fialkowski and her fellow panelists provided guidelines for applying the recent changes to preparing immigration petitions, and specifically how these changes impact hiring and sponsorship at universities. Elise also discussed creative solutions that her firm has seen some success in utilizing. They also covered how to develop policies and compliance programs that will prepare universities for the increased scrutiny and enforcement actions by the immigration agencies.
For more information about the topics covered at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference, or how Elise Fialkowski and Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP can assist universities with its renowned team of employment-based immigration lawyers, contact the firm today.
About Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP has offices in Philadelphia and New York, and provides top-tier legal services to individuals, multinational corporations, small companies, universities and hospitals. The firm has been selected as one of the top 6 business immigration law firms in the United States by the prestigious Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers and Partners) for the past ten years. The firm serves as the North American Regional Representative of the Investment Migration Council, the worldwide association Investor Immigration and Citizenship-by-Investment. For more information, please see https://www.klaskolaw.com/.