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H1-B Jobseeker Roundtable : H1B VISA & Getting Job Sponsorship in USA

                                   THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

Are you a Foreign National who is passionate about launching or furthering your career in the United States?

Are you a foreign student, graduate, or tourist looking to remain in the US and work? Are you a current H1B VISA holder looking to switch jobs?

NY Career Meetup will  get answers for these tough topics and much more!

Join us for an exclusive, information-packed Roundtable event, with an experienced immigration lawyer, recruiters, a career coach, lots of experience, and one agenda: How to get job sponsorship in the US.

Who Should Attend?

Those ambitious job seekers looking for savvy, inside info on the A to Z's of understanding H1Bs and getting job sponsorship in the US, including:

-What is the H1B work visa program?

-What is the process to acquire to acquire an H1B (costs, timelines, F1 to H1B, employer requirements)

-Types of companies that generally hire H1Bs

-How to market yourself smart in your H1B-focused job search

-How consulting companies and H1Bs work

-Employer bonds for H1Bs

-H1B renewals

-Next steps after H1B – Green Card, etc.

And more!

NOTE: This event provides targeted networking and learning opportunities with very seasoned and successful recruiting, immigration and career development professionals. Meet them in person, form partnerships, and learn how to be strategic and smart in pursuing job sponsorship in the US.

*Light refreshments will be served*


Online registration - $20

At the door: $25*

*Note: we expect this event to sell out prior to Feb 6th, so please purchase your ticket now to ensure your seat.

                                    Featured Panelists:

Deborah J. Notkin

She is a partner in the firm of Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP and maintains a large business immigration and nationality practice. She is a past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA),[masked] and serves on its Board of Governors.

A noted expert in immigration she is a frequent lecturer at the Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and AILA. Human Resource Magazine has named Ms. Notkin one of the 15 most powerful business immigration attorneys in the U.S.

Ms. Notkin is listed in Best Lawyers in America; the International Who is Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, and Chambers USA as recommended immigration counsel. New York Super Lawyers has listed her as one of the top immigration attorneys in New York. Her numerous articles on business immigration have been cited frequently in other articles on immigration.

Ryan Pinho

As the National Sourcing Manager at Populus Group, Ryan connects IT professionals in need of immigration services with clients around the US. He not only redeploys current Populus Group consultants onto their next assignment, but he also recruits and networks with individuals who would be willing to have Populus Group handle their H-1B transfers or Green Card filing for new opportunities. With a nationally recognized legal team on their side, IT professionals can focus on crafting their skills while he handles everything else.

Dorian Cast

Dorian Cast is the Immigration Operations Supervisor for Populus Group.  In his current role, Dorian manages an immigration team that assists customers with facilitating and executing immigration employment strategies. Dorian has almost a decade of experience in the staffing industry and has been focused on immigration, and working with foreign nationals for the last 7 years.  He has worked with hundreds of individuals to apply for new H1-B sponsorship, transfer their existing sponsorship and apply for green cards.  He has done extensive work with other visas such as TN’s, E-3’s and J-1’s.  The list of customers that Dorian has worked with includes many Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Verizon Wireless, General Motors, JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft and many more.


Vicki Aubin

The Rockin’ Career Coach is based in New York City and helps rising professionals kick-start the career of their dreams. A featured guest on LinkedIn’s Ask the Expert Series and a volunteer counselor at New York University’s Wasserman Career Center,

Vicki offers smart, savvy strategies for a kick-ass career they never taught you in (or out of!) college. With over 10 years in Human Resources and Recruiting, and as a successful career transitioner herself, she regularly guest blogs for several career websites, and is the author of Headhunter LinkedIn Super Secrets, an easy how-to guide for using LinkedIn to start or re-launch your career.

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  • Vicki

    Hi Everyone, we've got a GREAT resource for you, thanks to our expert panelist Deborah Notkin. Below is a link to the website that lists US companies that have sponsored H1B work visa applications:

    We hope this is helpful to you in your endeavors and we look forward to seeing you at our future events!

    February 10, 2014

  • Francesca Tosca R.

    Thank you for the precious source of information! Good luck everyone!

    1 · February 8, 2014

  • Kirsten

    Hi there, I'm very very interested in these events but I'm still in Paris. I am seeking to definitely settle in NY still in 2014, and trying everything to get a H1B visa job opportunity. What can I do?

    February 7, 2014

  • Cleopatra

    Great source of information!

    1 · February 7, 2014

  • Leo D.

    Is there any standing space for those who haven't purchased the tickets but willing to purchase it at the door? thx.

    February 6, 2014

    • Ana

      Hi Leo, We do accept walk-ins only if current registered member does not show up. You can come and check but cannot assure you a definite spot.

      February 6, 2014

  • Ana

    Look forward to connecting with all at this information packed event.

    February 5, 2014

  • Norma S.

    Hi, i would like to know when are you having this event again? Thanks!

    February 5, 2014

    • Vicki

      Hi Norma! We're not sure as of yet, but as long as you set the option in this meetup group receive emails from us, you'll be notified :)

      1 · February 5, 2014

  • Vicki

    Hi Everyone, this event is now SOLD OUT as of this moment, and no more seats are available. Those of you who purchased a ticket at eventbrite, we look forward to seeing you tomorrow night!

    February 5, 2014

  • Francesca Tosca R.

    Hi! I bought the ticket on 1/24. See you there!

    1 · January 30, 2014

  • Vicki

    Hi Everyone! Over half of the available seats are now gone, and we expect this to sell our PRIOR to Feb 6th, so purchase your ticket now to ensure your seat. Will be a beneficial and resourceful event!

    January 30, 2014

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