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Worldwide ERC®’s Government Affairs Advocacy & Activity Update - JULY 2020

With the U.S. elections just over three months away and the fluidness of the pandemic, Worldwide ERC®’s advocacy efforts are working overtime! Join our Vice President of Government Affairs, Rebecca Peters, our Immigration Forum Chair, Jurga McCluskey, Partner, Head of Immigration, Deloitte UK and Lynden Melmed, Partner, Berry Appleman and Leiden LLP for the latest on immigration advocacy and activities.

You won’t want to miss this conversation that will cover the release of Worldwide ERC®’s Workforce Mobility Safety Framework, inside the beltway information on the next U.S. economic stimulus package, the U.S. elections and the latest from our government affairs forums, including a timely update from our immigration forum on activities happening around the world in places like the United Kingdom and the United States.

CE Credit (fees may apply):  CRP GMS

The Speakers

Vice President, Member Engagement and Public Policy

Rebecca Peters

Worldwide ERC®

Prior to joining Worldwide ERC®, Peters led workplace immigration policy strategy for nearly eight years at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While at SHRM, she served on the CEO’s Culture Club and was a member of the organization’s senior management team. Before SHRM, Peters was the Director of Government Affairs at the Council for Global Immigration, leading its public policy efforts and the Board’s policy committee for many years. She has also served as a policy chair for the U.S. immigration advocacy coalition Compete America and SHRM’s employer immigration compliance coalition. Earlier in her career, Peters practiced immigration law at a Washington D.C.- based law firm and served as an attorney and policy analyst at the U.S. Department of Justice’s legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service. She was a Presidential Management Fellow and received her J.D. and M.P.A. from Syracuse University’s College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, respectively. Peters also currently serves on the Women in Government Relations leadership team as chair of its membership and engagement committee.


Jurga McCluskey


Jurga has been practising international immigration law for 15 years. She has significant experience in servicing international clients dealing with global scale corporate immigration advice and strategy. Jurga deals with all immigration matters including highly complex corporate and personal immigration matters. She gives strategic business advice to international clients, develops innovative services, regularly engages with the UK Government, the European Commission, and the Mayor of London, advises think tanks and is a frequent voice in the media as an immigration expert. Jurga is also highly experienced when it comes to business evacuation and continuity issues. Jurga was recently awarded Editor Choice at the City Wealth Power Women Awards and is continuously recognised in Who’s Who as ‘’a commercially astute practitioner known for her efficient handling of global immigration cases.”


Lynden Melmed

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP