Navigating Immigration Today and Tomorrow: Veer Right or Stay Center?

17 July 2018 - Boston, MA.
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Sponsored by: Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

In response to the trend of populist and nationalist movements pushing immigration policy to the right, several countries have embraced open immigration strategies to further their economic, political and humanitarian goals. BAL will discuss what changes to expect and how to adapt your company’s immigration program while maintaining compliance. We will look at global trends and recent immigration developments in key countries around the world.

Learning Objectives:

  • BREXIT – Understand aspects of Brexit negotiations which may impact immigration programs for companies in the Ireland and the U.K. (including Northern Ireland).
  • US ENFORCEMENT – US agencies are scrutinizing H-1B dependent companies, workers at remote locations, corporate databases that don’t match up with the corporate culture. Learn key ways to help avoid government scrutiny of your global immigration program.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN IMMIGRATION SCREENING TOOL – Governments are using online information including social media to vet visa applications and screen travelers. Understand how companies with strategic mobility programs should consider communicating with employees.

This Master Series is worth 3 CRP credits.

The Speakers

Senior Counsel

Kelli Duehning

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
Director of Global Programs

Brendan Kinne

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

Edward Rios

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP