BAL Dallas 3232 McKinney Avenue, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75204

Latest US and Global Immigration Policy and Compliance Trends

Friday, February 26

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (CST)

Breakfast Briefing:

Latest US and Global Immigration Policy and Compliance Trends

Friday, February 26  |  8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (CST)
BAL Dallas
3232 McKinney Avenue, Suite 500 
Dallas, TX 75204

Please join BAL for a briefing on the latest developments in U.S. and global immigration law. BAL Partner Lynden Melmed, former Chief Counsel of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will be joined by Attorneys Noah KlugPaul Rynerson, Laurie Snider and Immigration Manager Jennifer Fisher as they discuss recent policy changes in the U.S., Asia, Australia, Brazil and EMEA.  

Speakers will provide insight into the latest enforcement and adjudication trends and offer practical advice on how in-house immigration professionals can advance their program’s initiatives in a rapidly-changing policy environment.

Specific topics will include:

  • The status of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program
  • Recent policy proposals to overhaul the U.S. green card process
  • Enforcement trends by DHS and DOJ
  • Practical advice for managing H-1B, L-1 and other professional workers
  • Key developments in Canada, UK, EU, Australia, Brazil, China, Singapore, and South Africa

This briefing is designed for HR professionals, in-house lawyers and paralegals. It will offer insights for those who are experienced as well as new to the field of Immigration Law. We look forward to meeting with you!


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


To Register: Please register HERE. There is no fee for the conference and it will include continental breakfast and refreshments. Space is limited, so early registration is advisable. 

For Event Questions: Please contact

Attire: Business Casual.

HRCI Credit: This breakfast briefing has been approved for 2.0 (Global) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

MCLE Credit: Berry Appleman & Leiden is a State Bar of Texas approved CLE provider and certifies that this activity is eligible for 2.00 hours of general credit in Texas.