Religious Workers: Issues and Strategies for R-1 and EB-4 RFEs

Tuesday July 23

  • By: AILA
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    This event takes place telephonically.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States

What type of USCIS response should you expect when filing a Petition for Nonimmigrant Religious Worker (R-1/I-129) or Immigrant Religious Worker Petition (EB-4/I-1360)? This seminar discusses common Requests for Evidence (RFEs), secondary documentation, and timing consequences of RFEs on R-1 extensions and EB-4 filings.

  • Proof of Tax-Exempt Status --The IRS Determination Letter and Group Ruling
  • Salaried and Non-salaried Compensation --Proof of Payment or Financial Support
  • Site Visits: Actual vs. Virtual
  • Filing the I-129 and I-360 Simultaneously --Timing Considerations on Extensions and Delayed or Pending I-360
  • Updates and Life Expectancy of the R-1 and EB-4 Programs (Public Law 112-176, September 28, 2012, and Comprehensive Immigration Reform)


  • Michael C. Runde (dl), Milwaukee, WI
  • Annigje J. Buwalda, Fairfax, VA
  • Sandra M. Wagner, San Diego, CA

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  • CLE Credit Comments: AILA will file for CLE and specialized credit in all jurisdictions with mandatory CLE and specialized requirements. More details about specific approvals will be available here closer to the seminar date.