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  • Jan 7, 2014Ann Badmus, Lawline faculty
    Author(s): Ann Badmus

    Lawline.com faculty

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jan 7, 2014Ann Badmus, Newsletter Contributor
    Author(s): Ann Badmus

    Ezinearticles.com contributor

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jan 7, 2014Ann Badmus, Newsletter Contributor
    Author(s): Ann Badmus

    JDSupra.com contributor

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jan 7, 2014Ann Badmus, Author of Immigration Prescription: The Practical Guide to Immigration for Foreign Born Physicians
    Author(s): Ann Badmus

    Author, Immigration Prescription:  The Practical Guide to Immigration for Foreign Born Physicians

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jan 7, 2014Ann Badmus, Guest Columnist
    Author(s): Ann Badmus

    Guest Columnist, Asian Beat newspaper

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration

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  • Aug 9, 2014Immigration & Citizenship Workshop at Richland College

    Please join us for a free immigration workshop   What You Really Need to Know About Immigration and Citizenship in 2014 Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Central Time at Richland College in Dallas, Texas.      What You Will Learn: Attend our free Citizenship and Immigration Workshop for the latest information, rules and tips about immigration and citizenship for you, your family, friends, or colleagues.  You will learn:       How to Help Family Members Legally Immigrate to the U.S.     Updates to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) applicants     How to Qualify for Citizenship     Work visa options for F-1 College Students     Tips to Avoid Dangerous Mistakes with Your Immigration Applications     What's Happening Now with Immigration Reform and Legalization     And more....! To find out more about the event and sign up, please click here.

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus
     • Angela Lopez
     • Katrina Moore
     • Thu Nguyen

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Aug 6, 2014Session III - Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco, Texas

    Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council Wednesdays, July 23,   July 30,  and  August 6, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council presents Employment Law Breakfast Series "Avoiding Workplace Pitfalls: Domestic and Foreign Employee Compliance" sponsored by Cowles & Thompson, PC. Click HERE for details and reservations. Employment lawsuits and government audits and investigations are at a record high. In fact, the government settled the largest immigration fine in history - $34 million -  with a Plano, TX based company for charges of visa and I-9 non-compliance.   Avoid the penalties, damages, and negative publicity for those who have been caught unaware. Regardless of size or industry, your company must be able to prove its observance of federal and state employment laws and regulations concerning both domestic and foreign workers.    Cowles & Thompson PC, hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council, will present three educational events to help your organization meet regulatory challenges for your domestic and foreign employee workforce.   Plan now to attend this complimentary breakfast series. Continuing education credits are available for HR professionals and attorneys. ___________ Session I - Wed. July 23, 2014 Current Trends in Government Investigations and Audits                      Wage & Hour and Employment Regulatory Traps Facing Companies Today Misclassification of Exempt and Nonexempt Employees Off-the Clock and Regular Rate Compensation Independent Contractor/Employee Misclassification Minimum wage, overtime, and tip-pooling                             Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid in I-9, E-Verify, and Work Visa Compliance ____________ Session II - Wed. July 30, 2014 How to Prevent and Defend Employment Discrimination Claims  Telltale signs to look for Damage Control Actions to Take After Claim or Complaint  Avoiding Immigration Discrimination Claims _____________ Session III - Wed. Aug. 6, 2014 Join us for this session and you will learn best business practices for: Defending Government Investigations and Audits Compliance with FLSA and other employment rules and regulations Immigration compliance

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus
     • Angela Lopez
     • Katrina Moore
     • Thu Nguyen

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jul 30, 2014Session II - Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco, Texas

    Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council Wednesdays, July 23,   July 30,  and  August 6, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council presents Employment Law Breakfast Series "Avoiding Workplace Pitfalls: Domestic and Foreign Employee Compliance" sponsored by Cowles & Thompson, PC. Click HERE for details and reservations. Employment lawsuits and government audits and investigations are at a record high. In fact, the government settled the largest immigration fine in history - $34 million -  with a Plano, TX based company for charges of visa and I-9 non-compliance.   Avoid the penalties, damages, and negative publicity for those who have been caught unaware. Regardless of size or industry, your company must be able to prove its observance of federal and state employment laws and regulations concerning both domestic and foreign workers.    Cowles & Thompson PC, hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council, will present three educational events to help your organization meet regulatory challenges for your domestic and foreign employee workforce.   Plan now to attend this complimentary breakfast series. Continuing education credits are available for HR professionals and attorneys. ___________ Session I - Wed. July 23, 2014 Current Trends in Government Investigations and Audits                      Wage & Hour and Employment Regulatory Traps Facing Companies Today Misclassification of Exempt and Nonexempt Employees Off-the Clock and Regular Rate Compensation Independent Contractor/Employee Misclassification Minimum wage, overtime, and tip-pooling                             Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid in I-9, E-Verify, and Work Visa Compliance ____________ Session II - Wed. July 30, 2014 How to Prevent and Defend Employment Discrimination Claims  Telltale signs to look for Damage Control Actions to Take After Claim or Complaint  Avoiding Immigration Discrimination Claims _____________ Session III - Wed. Aug. 6, 2014 Join us for this session and you will learn best business practices for: Defending Government Investigations and Audits Compliance with FLSA and other employment rules and regulations Immigration compliance

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus
     • Angela Lopez
     • Katrina Moore
     • Thu Nguyen

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jul 23, 2014Session I - Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco, Texas

    Employment Law Breakfast Series - Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council Wednesdays, July 23,   July 30,  and  August 6, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council presents Employment Law Breakfast Series "Avoiding Workplace Pitfalls: Domestic and Foreign Employee Compliance" sponsored by Cowles & Thompson, PC. Click HERE for details and reservations. Employment lawsuits and government audits and investigations are at a record high. In fact, the government settled the largest immigration fine in history - $34 million -  with a Plano, TX based company for charges of visa and I-9 non-compliance.   Avoid the penalties, damages, and negative publicity for those who have been caught unaware. Regardless of size or industry, your company must be able to prove its observance of federal and state employment laws and regulations concerning both domestic and foreign workers.    Cowles & Thompson PC, hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council, will present three educational events to help your organization meet regulatory challenges for your domestic and foreign employee workforce.   Plan now to attend this complimentary breakfast series. Continuing education credits are available for HR professionals and attorneys. ___________ Session I - Wed. July 23, 2014 Current Trends in Government Investigations and Audits                      Wage & Hour and Employment Regulatory Traps Facing Companies Today Misclassification of Exempt and Nonexempt Employees Off-the Clock and Regular Rate Compensation Independent Contractor/Employee Misclassification Minimum wage, overtime, and tip-pooling                             Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid in I-9, E-Verify, and Work Visa Compliance ____________ Session II - Wed. July 30, 2014 How to Prevent and Defend Employment Discrimination Claims  Telltale signs to look for Damage Control Actions to Take After Claim or Complaint  Avoiding Immigration Discrimination Claims _____________ Session III - Wed. Aug. 6, 2014 Join us for this session and you will learn best business practices for: Defending Government Investigations and Audits Compliance with FLSA and other employment rules and regulations Immigration compliance        

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus
     • Angela Lopez
     • Katrina Moore
     • Thu Nguyen

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration


  • Jul 22, 2014Immigration Webinar: Secrets to Winning a Green Card for Top International Professionals

    Secrets to Winning a Green Card for Top International Professionals Your Guide to Navigating the Complex Maze of Immigration Options Please join us on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:30am (CDT). Top international professionals may be eligible for green cards throug the EB-1 and EB-2 alternatives to PERM labor certification green card process. Our presenters will discuss the nuts and bolts of these alternative immigrant visa options including Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, National Interest Waivers, Multinational Executives/Managers,and more.  No matter your occupation, attend this educational session to see how you might qualify. This webinar is for any busy employer or foreign national employee who wants to gain the basic knowledge necessary to win green card approvals.  In addition to both practical training and useful information, you will have the opportunity to ask questions during our Q&A Session.   This webinar is an educational service by Cowles & Thompson Immigration Law Group.  For questions about the webinar, contact Christina Maturino by phone at 214-672-2688 or by email To sign up, please click here and you will be directed to the webinar website.  

    Attorneys:
     • Ann Badmus
     • Angela Lopez
     • Katrina Moore
     • Thu Nguyen

    Practice Areas:
     • Immigration

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