This presentation will give an overview of how visas and work permits function for people seeking employment in the United States. In this presentation you will learn:

  • How an employer might sponsor you for a work permit in the United States.
  • Whether the job or the work permit comes first. 
  • To talk to investors and get a work visa to pursue the American Dream! 
  • Different paths and options for obtaining work permits in the United States for non-citizens.

The audience will also learn about the primary categories of visas used by businesses and entrepreneurs. They will learn how to prepare and file successful applications for employers wishing to obtain visas for employees, entrepreneurs wishing to enter the United States to develop and direct their businesses, as well as extraordinary ability individuals to self-petition for immigrant visas. The historic trends in these areas will be presented, along with practical advice. 

About the speaker:

Mohammad Ali Syed (Mo) graduated from George Washington University Law School, and in 2011 Mr. Syed founded the Syed Law Firm, PLLC and has developed a thriving immigration, litigation and international business practice. 

The Arlington Public Library uses subject matter experts from a variety of sources to provide educational public programs. We do not endorse, suggest or recommend a specific company, product or service.

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This event is part of the Arlington Public Library's AC Works!, a month-long series focused on experienced workers, culminating in a job fair in partnership with Arlington Employment Center for workers aged 50+ on September 23 at Central. 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Eads Room
Aurora Hills Library
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Business Job Search and Resume Registration Workshop
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