MEDIA ADVISORY - Media Availability: Employer Perspectives on H-1B Visas

3/31/2017
CFGI

​Media Availability: Employer Perspectives on H-1B Visas

CFGI Officials Available to Outline Value of Program, Reforms Needed


Contact: 

As the filing deadline for fiscal year 2018 H-1B visa applications approaches, representatives of the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) are available to discuss why the visa program remains a valuable tool for employers, how it helps fill the growing skills gap and reforms employers would like to see to make the U.S. employment-based immigration system more fair, innovative and competitive. 

Who:

  • Rebecca Peters, Director of Government Affairs
  • Justin Storch, Manager of Agency Liaison
What: Senior CFGI representatives availability on value of H-1B visa program to employers

Contact: Email Rebecca.Peters@cfgi.org or Justin.Storch@cfgi.orgor call (202) 822-9491 to schedule an interview

CFGI is a nonprofit trade association comprised of leading multinational corporations, universities and research institutions committed to advancing the employment-based immigration of high-skilled professionals. CFGI bridges the public and private sectors to promote sensible, forward-thinking policies that foster innovation and job growth. 

Rebecca Peters has worked with CFGI for thirteen years, helping to advance highly skilled visa reforms with the U.S. Congress, the White House and the federal agencies. She has served as a co-chair of the policy committee of the Compete America coalition in past years, a leading advocate for reforming U.S. immigration policy for highly educated professionals.

Prior to joining CFGI, Peters practiced immigration law at a Washington, D.C.-based law firm and also served as an attorney in an honors program at the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, where she worked for Headquarters Policy and Counsel offices. 

Justin Storch has been with CFGI for more than four years working with federal immigration agencies to ensure employment-based immigration policies enable U.S. employers to build America’s future workforce, grow the economy and create U.S. jobs.

Prior to joining CFGI, he worked as an immigration paralegal at both Trow & Rahal, PC, and Freilicher & Hoffman, PC. He is a graduate of Washington College of Law at American University.