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Founding Partner Christina Lee Will Speak on the Topic of Sane Immigration

Founding Partner Christina Lee, will be speaking at Diablo International Resource Center (DIRC) in Walnut Creek on Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 7 pm. The topic of immigration is dynamic in our time, Attorney Lee will shed some clarity on its interpretation and enforcement by our current government.

Camiel Becker Interviewed on Univision KDTV About How California Bill AB5 Will Impact the Immigrant Community

Founding partner Camiel Becker was interviewed by Univision KDTV about the unintended immigration consequences of the newly passed California bill AB 5. Becker explained that although converting gig workers to “employees” under state law will generally help workers, it may also adversely impact undocumented workers. Currently, any independent contractor – including immigrants without work authorization

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Camiel Becker to Speak on “Counseling Employers on the DACA Workforce” Panel at National Immigration Conference in Orlando

On June 20, 2019, Becker & Lee Partner Camiel Becker will speak at the national American Immigration Lawyers Association Conference in Orlando, Florida on  a panel titled “Counseling Employer on the DACA Workforce.” Mr. Becker will join attorneys April Caminez of Tallahassee, Florida and Andrew K. Nietor of San Diego, California to present on the current status of

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Becker & Lee LLP Associate Attorney John F. Flanagan quoted in the New York Times

In the New York Times article “How Strongmen Turned Interpol Into Their Personal Weapon,” Becker & Lee LLP’s Attorney John F. Flanagan is quoted regarding Interpol’s red notices and their impact on immigrants fleeing repressive governments: “We’re glad there’s a new process, but in many cases it’s too little too late,” said John F. Flanagan, a lawyer

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Partner Camiel Becker to Speak on Pre-filing Strategies for H-1B Cap Season

Camiel Becker will present with attorneys Maxine D. Bayley of Duane Morris and Katy Lopez of Weaver Schlenger LLP to a group of immigration attorneys at the Alameda County Bar Association in Oakland, CA . The panel will discuss pre-filing strategies and ways to get H-1B petitions approved after USCIS issues Requests for Evidence. Among

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Partner Camiel Becker to Speak on Relief for the Undocumented Workforce in San Diego

Camiel Becker will present with attorneys Matthew Holt of San Diego and Mary Kenny of the American Immigration Council in Washington DC to a group of immigration attorneys at the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association’s 31st Annual California Conference in San Diego. The unique panel will discuss employment-based and family-based options for the undocumented workforce. With a

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Camiel Becker to Speak on Panel Explaining Options for Those Who Are Losing TPS Status

Founding partner Camiel Becker will speak on a panel on the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and its consequences on the hundreds of thousands of TPS beneficiaries who will lose immigration status under the Trump Administration. Topics covered on the panel include practical screening tips for attorneys, finding creative options and overcoming complicated scenarios with the end goal

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