Hilton Boston Downtown | Boston, MA

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

Tuesday, July 17

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. At this Worldwide ERC® Master Series event in Boston, 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. Speakers include BAL Partner Edward Rios and BAL Director of Global Programs Brendan Kinne.

Topics covered will include:

  • Brexit: Understand aspects of Brexit negotiations that may impact immigration programs for companies in the Ireland and the U.K. (including Northern Ireland).
  • United States Enforcement: U.S. agencies are scrutinizing H-1B dependent companies, workers at remote locations, and 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.

Additional details and registration information are available here.