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Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists

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Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler will discuss what foreign-born scientists need to know to legally work in the US and gain citizenship. Registration and more information at

ACS Webinars™ presents Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists, Thursday, February 17, 2011,  2-3 p.m. ET.  Foreign-born scientists and scholars have and continue to contribute to the technical wealth and economic growth in the US. According to 2005 ChemCensus, about twenty percent of chemical professionals are foreign-born.  This webinar will discuss what foreign-born scientists, technology entrepreneurs, and investors need to know to legally work in the US and how one can gain citizenship as a scientist.  Learn from speaker, Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler, the various US immigration avenues available for scientific and technical professionals.   


What you will Learn:

  • Key evidence you can gather for winning green card cases
  • Trends and processing times from US Citizenship and Immigration Service        (USCIS)
  • Tips for submitting visa applications at US embassies or consulates
  • Updates and changes in recent immigration laws

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Topic: acs webinar, scientists, chemistry, international, foreign-born, immigration, law, citizenship, legally work Audience: chemists, scientists, international, foreign-born
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