Bradley Richards has developed I-9 compliance strategies for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Through regularly representing companies during DOL I-9 audits, he has gained extensive experience with the key issues companies need to address to minimize exposure to large monetary and criminal penalties.
He is an Associate in the firm's Business Immigration practice group. Representing corporate clients in a variety of industries, Mr. Richards focuses his practice on all aspects of U.S. immigration law. His experience includes employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, immigrant petitions, adjustment of status applications, PERM applications, family-based immigration, and appearances at local USCIS offices throughout the United States. He also has extensive experience in advising on U.S. consular issues, including E Visa applications and other nonimmigrant visa applications.
While attending law school, he served as the school’s Community Service Organizer, was on the board of the school’s Public Interest Law Society, interned at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office and clerked for Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s criminal law attorney. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Richards was employed with a major health care consulting firm.
After highlighting recent changes to Form I-9, the Webinar boils down the complexities with completing and storing I-9s. The Webinar will provide clear, simple instructions on how to properly retain, organize and store your organization’s I-9s so that when the DOL shows up, you are ready.
This Webinar will discuss the legal and strategic aspects of the major employment based nonimmigrant visa categories.
The H-1B is the most common employment based nonimmigrant visa. In addition to an overview of the requirements, this Webinar will cover strategic hints to minimize costs and maximize the chances of successfully sponsoring an employee for H-1B status. The Webinar will cover limitations imposed by the annual cap on H-1B petitions, as well as the documentation needed for an approval.
After highlighting recent changes to Form I-9, the Webinar boils down the complexities associated with completing and storing I-9s. The Webinar will provide clear, simple instructions on how to properly retain, organize and store your organization's I-9s so that when the DOL shows up, you are ready.