Event Date: Jun 20 - 22, 2017

2017 AILA Annual Global Immigration Forum

Elise A. Fialkowski is pleased to participate in AILA’s Global Migration Section’s 2017 GMS Global Annual Immigration Forum to be held on June 20 – 21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference will take place immediately prior to AILA’s Annual National Conference at a location within easy walking distance of that conference venue.

This year’s GMS conference titled “Managing Global Immigration in a Protectionist World – Are We Singing the Blues?” will provide practitioners with cutting edge information and practical advice on managing clients’ global mobility needs in an environment of change. The conference will offer panels that focus on corporate immigration challenges around the globe.

In addition to participating in the Welcome Address, Elise, Vice Chair of the Global Migration Section, will be panel discussion leader on Countdown to Departure – Getting There the Right Way Made Easy. This panel will focus on the many issues that the company and counsel must address before the employee sets foot in the destination country.

This year’s KEYNOTE SPEAKER — Alejandro Celorio Alcántara.
Mr. Celorio, Head of Section, Hispanic and Migration Affairs, Embassy of Mexico, will address critical global immigration issues related to NAFTA, Mexican/U.S. relations, and Mexico as a “transit country.” You do not want to miss this opportunity to hear from this dynamic and inspiring speaker!

Topics Covered at this Event:
  • Host company in the destination country
  • Corporate presence and permanent establishment issues for the home company
  • Anticipated length of assignment
  • Employee eligibility for a work permit/visa
  • Payroll, benefits, and tax management
  • Procedures and processing times
  • Issues for accompanying dependents – work, school, and the family pet(s)
  • Red flags – a/k/a -- issues unique to the destination country
  • Home country exit requirements
  • Destination country registration requirements

Save Your Seat on the Dinner Cruise

Cruise the Mississippi on the Creole Queen with wonderful dining and a live jazz band.

Join us on this beautifully appointed boat on Tuesday, June 20th from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. The Creole Queen is the perfect atmosphere for you to reconnect with friends and colleagues. Spouses and significant others are invited to register and attend the dinner cruise with conference attendees this year. The price of this event is only $50 per person.  

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