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Th 8/4 Immigration Law Options for Founders, Talent and Investors 6:30 pm to 9 pm Sunnyvale

From: Rob
Sent on: Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:24 PM

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The speaker  will discuss key immigration concepts and processes to help you understand and navigate the complex world of US immigration law.  She will be discussing the most common topics and statuses for the Silicon Valley tech ecosystem including:

1)  OPT for students

2)  H-1Bs for professionals

3) L-1s for intracompany transferrees

3) O-1s for individuals with extraordinary ability

4)  E-2s for investors

5)  green cards including EB-1 through EB-5

and more....


Please come with your questions and scenarios.  This will be an informative session followed by the opportunity to discuss individual issues with the speaker.



6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Check In,  Food, Networking

7:00 pm to  8:30 pm  Presentation, Q & A

8:30 pm to 9:00 pm   More Q & A, Networking



About the Speaker



US Immigration Law Attorney Sophie Alcorn founded Alcorn Immigration Law in Mountain View, California, to focus on the U.S. immigration law needs of Silicon Valley.  She obtains visas, green cards and citizenship for startup founders, investors, tech talent and their families. Sophie has represented individuals and corporations on hundreds of cases, including H-1B, O-1, PERM, I-140, and Adjustment of Status.


Sophie is a California native and first came to the Silicon Valley when she attended Stanford University and studied International Relations. She received her J.D. cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, and was awarded the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award and the Equal Justice Works Award.  Sophie is admitted to State Bar of California, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.


Sophie was chosen as "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Advocates and as "Top Attorney in Orange County" by Orange County Metro Magazine.  Her rating on is 10.0 Superb, where she is also listed as a Top Attorney in Immigration.She is currently serving as the Treasurer of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Santa Clara Valley Chapter.


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