(FREE SEMINAR) Expatriating Employees to the US: Understanding US Immigration Law

  • 15 Mar 2013
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • AP Shinagawa (Tokyo Convention Room), Keihin Bldg. #2, 10F, Room C (http://www.ap-shinagawa.com/info/access.html)

Registration

  • Applicable to those who didn't meet or those who don't want to be subjected by the free seating criteria. Also, applicable to the 41st and above registrations.
  • Applicable to all JHRS Associate, Professional, Honorary, and Corporate Members as well as JHRS Community Officers and Institutional Partners.

    Additional criteria to receive free passes:
    - Company Heads (Presidents, Country Managers, GMs)
    - Executive/C-Suite Level Managers
    - In-house HR practitioners
    - In-house legal counsels
    - Mobility Professionals
    - Expatriate Management Professionals
    - International Exchange Student Program Managers
    - Individuals interested in getting a valid US work visa or permanent residence.

    Max number of free seats available = 40

Registration is closed

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Expatriating Employees to the US: Understanding US Immigration Law

  • Is your company sending employees to the US either on a short term or long term work assignments?
  • Are you looking for recent updates or developments in the US Immigration Law?
  • Do you want to learn how to successfully navigate the complex US Immigration maze and get the right visa for yourself or your employees?

If you answered "Yes." to any of the above questions, join us to hear Atty. Susan Cohen, Chair of Mintz Levin’s Immigration Practice, to provide sensible immigration strategies for employers tackling the everyday challenges that come with having a global workforce. 

This event will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn the latest updates in US immigration law, what to expect in regards to immigration reform in 2013, and help prepare Japan-based employers tackle a number of tough questions that they will encounter as they move employees to the United States.

What we will cover
Breaking developments in the overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, including the following potential changes:
  • New visa categories for entrepreneurs and start-up companies
  • New exemptions from the H-1B visa quota
  • Ability of spouses of H-1B visa holders to secure a U.S. work permit
  • Streamlined paths to permanent residence status
  • Immigration benefits for same-sex partners
  • Legalization of persons in the U.S. illegally

Update/Recent developments in:

  • H-1B temporary work visa and projections for when the annual quota will be reached
  • E-2 visa – recent trends and interpretations by U.S. government agencies
  • L-1 visa -  recent interpretations by U.S. government of L-1B “specialized knowledge” and L-1A “manager” requirements
  • J-1 trainee/intern visa:  evolving policies being implemented by U.S. Department of State
  • Strategic options for securing permanent residence (green card) status for employees and current interpretations and attitude towards permanent residence categories by U.S. government agencies
Who should attend
  • Company Heads (Presidents, Country Managers, GMs)
  • Executive/C-Suite Level Managers
  • In-house HR practitioners
  • In-house legal counsels
  • Mobility Professionals
  • Expatriate Management Professionals
  • International Exchange Student Program Managers
  • Individuals interested in getting a valid US work visa or permanent residence.

DETAILS


When

March 15, 2013 (Friday)

Time

18:30-20:30 (Doors open at 18:15)

Location

AP Shinagawa (Tokyo Convention Room), Keihin Bldg. #2, 10F, Room C (http://www.ap-shinagawa.com/info/access.html)

Light refreshments will be served. 

Admission

- FREE (Max of 40 pax)* - (for JHRS Associate, Professional, Honorary, and Corporate Members as well as Community Officers and Institutional Partners; In-House HR practioners and Legal Professionals; Company Executives, ie, Sr Manager and above, and those who belong to the "Who Should Attend" categories)

¥5,250 (Criteria-Buster Fee. Applicable to those who didn't meet or those who don't want to be subjected by the free seating criteria. Also, applicable to the 41st and above registrations.)


* FREE Seats are subject to the criteria above and early registration is highly advised. Your registration will later then be validated and if you met the criteria for attending this event for free, you will receive a confirmation email of your seat allocation. 


- Special thanks to our partner -



Mintz Levin
is a full service law firm with 450 attorneys serving clients worldwide. Applying a cross-disciplinary team approach, we address the rapidly changing legal and regulatory 
requirements of a wide variety of industries. For more details, visit: http://www.mintz.com/



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