What Every Employer Needs to Know About Trump's Immigration Changes (AHA573B)

  • Product Format
  • Pre Recorded Webinar
  • Presenter(s)
  • Steve Yale-Loehr
  • Conference Date
  • Thursday, May 4, 2017
  • Aired Time
  • 1:00 pm ET - 12:00 pm CT - 11:00 am MT - 10:00 am PT
  • Length
  • 60 minutes

Challenges and Opportunities for Employers and Their Foreign Employees under the Trump Administration.

The Trump administration has announced major changes to all immigration laws and policies while the Congress is also considering major immigration reforms. There are several government agencies involved with granting permission for foreign workers to work in the United States. First, the employers must seek certification through the Department of Labor. Once the application is certified/approved, the employer must petition the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services for a visa. Approval by the Department of Labor does not guarantee a visa issuance. Applicants must also establish that they are admissible to the U.S. under provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

In this webinar, by expert speaker Stephen Yale-Loehr you can learn about the challenges and opportunities posed by the changes in immigration laws and policies to employers and their foreign national employees in the United States. By attending this event, you will be able to receive new knowledge and tips about the recent and proposed changes to immigration laws and policies that will in turn help you at work.

Session Highlights

  • Identify challenges and opportunities created by recent immigration law changes
  • Review the recent suspension of premium processing for H-1B temporary work visas
  • Answers on employees’ concerns about travel and other issues created by recent immigration law changes
  • Navigating the complicated U.S. immigration system for foreign national employees
  • Preparing for likely upcoming immigration changes

Who should attend

  • HR professionals in any industry that hires foreign nationals
  • Employers in any industry that hires foreign nationals
  • Foreign nationals
  • Immigration and labor attorneys
  • Management
  • Purchasing and procurement personnel
 

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About the Presenter(s)

Steve Yale-Loehr has practiced immigration law for over 30 years. He is co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law. He also teaches immigration and asylum law at Cornell Law School as Professor of Immigration Practice and is of counsel at Miller Mayer in Ithaca, New York. He also founded and was the original executive director of Invest In the USA, a trade association of EB-5 immigrant investor regional centers.

Steve received his B.A. degree from Cornell University in 1977 and his J.D. cum laude from Cornell Law School in 1981. He was editor-in-chief of the Cornell International Law Journal. After graduation, Mr. Yale-Loehr clerked for a federal judge. From 1982 to 1986 Mr. Yale-Loehr practiced international trade and immigration law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C. From 1986 to 1994 he was managing editor of Interpreter Releases and executive editor of Immigration Briefings, two leading immigration law publications.

Steve is also the coauthor or editor of many books, including Green Card Stories; America’s Challenge: Domestic Security, Civil Liberties and National Unity After September 11; Balancing Interests: Rethinking the Selection of Skilled Immigrants; Global Business Immigration Practice Guide; J Visa Guidebook; Understanding the Immigration Act of 1990; Understanding the 1986 Immigration Law, and numerous law review articles.

Steve is a member of the New York bar and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a non-resident Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC. He chairs the asylum committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is also a founding member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, www.abil.com, a global consortium of top business immigration attorneys.

Steve is annually listed in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, and An International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers as one of the best immigration lawyers in the world. He is listed in Who’s Who in America. He is frequently quoted in the press on immigration issues and has often testified before Congress. Steve is the 2001 recipient of AILA’s Elmer Fried Award for excellence in teaching and the 2004 recipient of AILA’s Edith Lowenstein Award for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.