International Student and Scholar Services

Sessions

Advanced Employment-Based Immigration Issues

Wednesday, June 1
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Room: CCC, Mile High Ballroom 4AC

This session will address current issues in employment-based immigration, including the latest developments related to H-1Bs, prevailing wage determinations, PERM, and compliance. Presenters share practical guidance and discuss creating effective institutional policies and procedures for immigration sponsorship that also help ensure compliance.

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Elise A. Fialkowski

Partner
Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Elise A. Fialkowski, Esq, is a partner at Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP where she provides immigration assistance to leading universities, research institutions, multinational corporations and individuals. Elise is also experienced in advising employers with regard to worksite compliance. Elise is an active member in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), having served as chair of the Philadelphia Chapter and on national committees. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of AILA’s Global Migration Section Conference Committee. She also serves on other committees including for example, the Philadelphia USCIS Liaison Committee. Elise has been listed in “Pennsylvania Superlawyers,” “The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers” and “The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.” A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Elise received her JD from the Villanova University School of Law.

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David Muusz

Assistant Director-FSIS
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor International Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan

David Muusz is an Assistant Director at the University of Michigan's International Center where he directs the Faculty and Staff Immigration Services office. Before joining the University of Michigan, Muusz worked at Virginia Tech and the University of Chicago where he focused on international scholars and employees. He served as the RegBud for Regions 5 and 8, as a member of the Travel Subcommittee, as the Chair of International Educators of Illinois and as a member of the NAFSA Trainer Corps. He also serves on NAFSA's Prevailing Wage working group and Employment Based Subcommittee. He has taught Intercultural Communication, Communication Management and ESL and is a frequent speaker on employment-based immigration and international scholar issues.

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Shinn Ko

Director
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Shinsaeng (Shinn) Ko is the Director of International Student and Scholar Services at Emory University. She has served in a variety of NAFSA regional and national leadership roles, including the Leadership Development Committee, the Professional Development Subcommittee, and the International Student and Scholar Services Knowledge Community Leadership Team, just to name a few.

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