The Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is an organization run by and for about 1000 postdocs and early career scientists working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We organize many activities to strengthen our ties to the Lab, to each other and to the (Berkeley) Bay Area. Our goal is to facilitate social interactions, scientific exchanges, seminars and general orientation.
Immigration strategies for entrepreneurs

Immigration strategies for entrepreneurs

Join Berkeley Postdoc Entrepreneurship Program for a presentation and Q&A on the immigration strategies entrepreneurs must know when establishing a U.S. company, transferring employees across borders, or developing a long-term U.S. immigration strategy.

This presentation will explore the key concepts entrepreneurs and U.S. startups need to understand U.S. immigration law including:
-The proper use of the business visitor visa (B-1 or ESTA)
-The post-degree path: Post-degree Optional Practical Training, STEM OPT, and the H-1B visa process
-Various temporary visas used by startups including:
the H-1B speciality occupation visa,
the L-1 intracompany transfer,
the E-1/E-2 treaty-based visas,
the L-1 intracompany transfer visa; and
the O-1 extraordinary ability visa.
-Immigration-related policy and legislation updates
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

Speakers for this event:

Brian Graham, Partner from K&L Gates LLP specializing in immigration law. Several Postdocs who have gone through this process here at UC Berkeley

Date: 02/20/2020 (Tomorrow)
Time: 6pm to 9pm. 
Venue: Skydeck, Berkeley. 
Snacks and drinks provided!