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Mitigating Requests for Evidence and Visa Denials

8 NOV 2018

This event has already been held.

Join Worldwide ERC® on 8 November 2018 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET) in New York, NY, USA. Registration and Welcome Coffee is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM (ET).

Sponsored by: Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

Mitigating Requests for Evidence and Visa Denials: A Holistic Approach to Immigration Program Management

Immigration policy shifts under the Trump administration have introduced a new era of heightened scrutiny. HR professionals need to take a holistic approach to immigration program management to mitigate the onslaught of Requests for Evidence and visa denials. Are you asking the right questions for optimal recruiting and retention? Are you thinking outside the box to reduce reliance on vulnerable immigration categories? Are you prepared to operate under a compliance microscope? BAL leaders will address these issues and offer tactics to manage risk and anxieties in light of USCIS, CBP, DOL and DOS adjudication trends. Moderated by BAL Partner, Edward Rios from our Boston office. Speakers include BAL associate attorneys Jennifer Taler and John Hamill from our New York office.

Addressing Adjudication Trends Within USCIS

  • Benchmarking adjudication trends across visa classifications (H-1B, TN, L-1)
  • Learning Objective: developing strategic, programmatic approaches to employee recruiting and retention

Navigating Borders (CBP) and Consulates (DOS)

  • Upticks in administrative processing, border searches and the politicization of visa issues
  • Learning Objective: preparing employees for extreme vetting and establishing internal contingency planning protocols

Preparing for Enforcement

  • NTA Policy, I-9 compliance, site visits, export controls and discrimination claims
  • Learning Objective: creating a robust crisis management plan

Corporate HR - FREE; Service Providers - USD $150


Grand Hyatt New York
Room: Gallery I
109 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Park Avenue at Grand Central Terminal

This Master Series is worth 3 CRP credits.


The Speakers

Edward Rios

Edward Rios

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
Jennifer Taler
Associate Attorney

Jennifer Taler

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
John Hamill
Associate Attorney

John Hamill

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP