Thursday, May 14, 2020
at 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a myriad of legal and financial challenges for businesses. Many workers, including foreign workers, are out of work due to lockdowns and capital shortages. Some foreign investors, seeking to migrate to the U.S., believe now is a good time to invest in America. This presents opportunities for American businesses to attract investment. Understanding the relevant part of the immigration system can be a huge advantage for smart American businesses, thinking not only about making it though the pandemic, but about long term growth and success. The topics to be covered in the webinar will include:
- How do I raise capital through investment from a foreign national looking to migrate to the US?
- How do I create a joint venture with a foreign company to source talent and capital to grow my company?
- How do I employ a foreign national with the relevant skill set?
- How do furloughs and layoffs impact visas for existing foreign workers?
ABOUT MOHAMMAD ALI SYED
Over the past twenty years Mohammad (Mo) Ali Syed has developed a thriving immigration, litigation and international business practice. In Immigration Law, for individuals, his experience includes family-based immigration, sponsorship, fiancé visas, asylum, naturalization, and U.S. citizenship. He has obtained EB1 expedited green cards for aliens of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, and athletics. For businesses, Mr. Syed has vast experience with nonimmigrant and immigrant visas including H-1B, PERM (employment-based green cards), E1/E2 treaty traders and investor visas, L1 intracompany transfer visas, O, P, foreign professionals, and multinational managers and EB5 investor green cards
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