Becker & Lee LLP attorneys Emily Wilson and Camiel Becker will present a training to non-profit attorneys/paralegals and the private immigration bar on how to identify employment-based green card options for TPS recipients. The panel will take place on December 11, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 2 PM PT at Duane Morris in San Francisco.
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Camiel Becker will join Maxine Bayley and Lisa Spiegel on October 12, 2017 at Duane Morris in San Francisco on a panel detailing how immigration lawyers should screen DACA and TPS recipients for eligibility for employment-based green cards and non-immigrant visas. The panel is hosted but the American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter. In
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Becker & Lee Partner Camiel Becker will provide consultations to DACA entrepreneurs at the upcoming Festival of Undoculnnvoation, where entrepreneurial DREAMers from around the country will meet in Sausalito, California to share their projects and look for funding and support. Read more about DACA entrepreneurs here. Trump’s recent DACA announcement
Founding Partner Christina H. Lee and The Honorable Mimi E. Tsankov (personal capacity) will discuss the basics of mandatory detention with a focus on practice before the Executive Office of Immigration Review during the Federal Bar Association webinar, which will take place on September 26th, 2017 at 9 am PT/12 pm EST. This webinar is
Partner Christina Lee will be moderating the Trans Immigration and Mass Incarceration Panel at the Trans Law Institute on Friday, August 4th at 2 pm PT. The panel will discuss how transgender people are treated in the United States immigration and criminal justice systems, both inside and outside of detention. Panelists will discuss the impact
Camiel Becker and Emily Wages will speak at the San Francisco Small Business Conference on May 17, 2017. The conference is hosted at the SBA Entrepreneur Center in San Francisco. In a presentation titled “Immigration Law in the Employment Context,” Mr. Becker and Ms. Wages will speak about the overall employment-based immigration process, I-9 compliance
Partner Christina Lee and Associate Attorney Adhemir Romero will be joining the faculty of the Bond Basics and Strategies for Representing Clients Subject to Prolonged Detention program at the Practising Law Institute on Wednesday, April 19. 2017 at 9:00am – 12pm PDT.
On March 17, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a diplomatic cable instructing consular officials around the world to immediately increase the screening of applicants for all types of visas to the United States. The cable is the first step in implementing President Trump’s “Presidential Memorandum on Implementing Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it will suspend expedited processing of visas for skilled workers in specialty occupations. The suspension will start on April 3, 2017, and last up to six months. Premium processing allows for an H1-B visa petition to be adjudicated within 15 days of filing, for a fee
In 2016, Expertise.com ranked Becker & Lee LLP’s lawyers amongst the top 20 immigration lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area. The website looked considered 201 immigration lawyers in the Bay Area and ranked them according to 25 variables across five judgment criteria: (1) reputation; (2) credibility; (3) experience; (4) availability; and (5) professionalism. Becker