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Join us for an upcoming founder meetup or virtual workshop!

Legalpad is committed to providing the international community with clear and useful U.S. work visa and immigration information and connecting the founder community around the world.

 

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December 01 - 9:30 AM PT / 12:30 PM ET U.S. Permanent Residency Options for Work Visa Holders

Join us to learn about how individuals with U.S. work visas can successfully obtain the EB-1A or EB-2 NIW to gain permanent residency in the U.S. 

Best For: People seeking Employment-based Green Card

Length: 45 minutes

 

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Thursday, January 05, 2022
10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
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December 06 - 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM PT How to Prepare for the H-1B Lottery

Topics covered:

  • Key deadlines for the H-1B lottery
  • Eligibility and requirements of the H-1B
  • How to apply for an H-1B
  • How Legalpad can help you

Best For: Specialty workers with advanced degree

Length: 30 minutes

 

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
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December 08 - 10:00 AM PT / 1:00PM PT Work Visas for Startup Founders

Join this session for a deep-dive into the O-1A visa and why it is a great fit for startup founders who want to get a U.S. work visa. Learn more about the criteria as it applies to startups and what you can do to qualify.

Best For: Venture-backed startup founders

Length: 30 minutes

 

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Thursday, December 22, 2022
10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
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January 03 - 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM PT Expand Your Startup in the U.S. With the L-1 Work Visa
Learn how to open a new office in the U.S. and transfer your existing employees from your home country to the U.S. with an L-1 work visa.
 
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the L-1 work visa for startups
  • Difference between L-1A and L-1B
  • L-1A New Office
  • How Legalpad can help you
  • Q&A

Best For: Venture-backed startup founders

Length: 45 minutes

 

Additional Dates: 

Tuesday, January 17, 2022
10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
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On-Demand Start your U.S. company from anywhere in the world
Learn how to create a company in the U.S. and understand the basic compliance and taxes associated with it. We will also focus on ways to navigate U.S. immigration.
 
Topics covered:
  • Incorporation Process of your U.S. Company from anywhere in the world
  • Basic Taxes & Compliances required for your U.S. Company
  • H-1B work visa 
  • O-1 work visa
  • Q&A

Best For: Early-stage startup founders

Length: 45 minutes

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On-Demand Work Visas and Layoffs

If you were recently laid on an H-1B or you want to plan ahead, join this free session to learn about your options from an experienced immigration attorney. There is a 60-day grace period from when your employment ended to when you need to sort out your next move. 

We'll cover 5 options to know about if you've been laid off an H-1B.

  • H-1B transfers
  • Changing your H-1B status to a different work visa
  • Changing your H-1B status to a non-work visa
  • Green card options as an H-1B holder
  • Leaving the U.S.
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On-Demand Raising Capital with Confidence for International Founders in the U.S.
Learn about how you can raise funds in the U.S. as an international founder. We will also discuss how raising funds can pave the way for a U.S. work visa.
 
Topics covered:
  • Preparing for Fundraising
  • Funding and U.S. work visa
  • Q&A
This session is co-hosted by Forecastr and Legalpad.

Best For: Early-stage startup founders

Length: 45 minutes

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On-Demand EB-2 NIW | Fast Track Your Green Card Process

Join Legalpad's Director of Legal, Y Le, for a 30-minute overview of the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW).

This session is best for:
Startup founders and executives interested in gaining permanent residency in the United States.

Session highlights:
- The O-1 visa to EB-2 NIW path to permanent residency
- What is the EB-2 NIW?
-EB-2 NIW advantages
-Eligibility criteria

Best For: People seeking Employment-based Green Cards

Length: 30 minutes

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On-Demand Navigating Your Post-Graduation Visa Options!

Join us to explore your visa options after you graduate from grad school!

Topics covered will include:
- The implication of recent proclamation on visa options for international students
- Visa options for international students, including the new H-1B visa process
- Ways to work on your startup


Best For: International Students

Length:  30 minutes

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On-Demand Q&A Session | International Entrepreneur Parole Rule

Join Legalpad’s Vice President of Client Services Nhu-Y Le for a Q&A session about the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER). Learn more about the IER, how it differs from the O-1, and what the IER could mean for startup founders. 

Best For: Venture-backed startup founders

Length: 45 minutes

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