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9:00-4:00 PM

The purpose of this training is to provide an overview of the categories and procedures for US work visas, with special focus on the H-1B, L-1 and TN visas, and the requirements employers must meet to comply with US immigration laws related to employment eligibility verification and work visas.

Related Certifications:
HR Certification

CEUs: .60 (6.0 Clock Hrs)

Objectives: Participants will learn about the variety of visas which will permit foreign individuals to work in the United States. The course will provide an overview of the difference between both temporary and permanent employment-based visas. This course will also cover the three principle areas of immigration compliance – employment eligibility verification, H-1B labor condition applications, and export control.

Who should attend HR and law department personnel, supervisors, and managers

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Recognize participant roles in the US work visa process
  • Understand the difference between temporary and permanent visas
  • Identify the qualifications and process for temporary and permanent visas
  • Understand the employer-sponsored permanent residence proces
  • Identify the steps for I-9 and H-1B compliance and recordkeeping and common errors and best practices to avoid liability
  • record keeping requirements for immigration purposes and the potential liabilities for failing to maintain documentation
  • Explain what a Homeland Security immigration audit entails 
  • Understand the role of export control compliance in the immigration process


Fees: $275 members; $350 nonmembers

This program has been submitted for 6 general credits hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as 6 recertification credit hours (PDC) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). The use of these seals is not an endorsement by HRCI or SHRM for the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HRCI's and SHRM's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


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  • Training Hours: 6.00
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