New York, NY, January 20, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael F. Turansick, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Impact on Your Bottom Line.” This event is scheduled for February 6, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_Immigration_Reform.html
About Michael F. Turansick
Michael F. Turansick is a Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP and manages the Firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Turansick has over 25 years of experience in corporate immigration law and manages a diverse practice that is comprised of individual, start-up, mid-size, and large multinational companies encompassing a broad range of industry sectors, including automotive, manufacturing, finance, pharmaceutical, technology solutions, telecommunications, professional services and consumer products. His work on behalf of clients includes advising on immigration options for companies seeking to open new U.S. offices, the immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions or other corporate restructurings, employment verification compliance, EB-5 immigrant investor options and strategic immigration program management. Mr. Turansick has served on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council and is a member of the Employee Relocation Council, the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A frequent author and speaker on immigration topics, Mr. Turansick is listed in the current editions of Best Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.
About Fragomen, Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP
Fragomen provides comprehensive immigration services for short- and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers. With more than 2,000 immigration professionals at over 40 strategically located offices across 18 countries, we offer the highest caliber of immigration services available on a global, regional or country basis. While we practice exclusively in immigration law, Fragomen has consistently been recognized as a top-tier law firm worldwide. Best Lawyers in America, the longest-standing and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession, currently ranks Fragomen as the #1 firm in immigration law. In addition, U.S. News – Best Lawyers designated Fragomen as “Law Firm of the Year – Immigration Law” in its most recent listing. A significant number of partners and attorneys within the firm are listed in Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who in American Law, and Fragomen has been named a “Go-To Law Firm of the World’s Leading Companies” as published by ALM and in Fortune Magazine.
Immigration reform, either comprehensive or partial, seems highly likely within the next year or two. While the House is expected to introduce various new bills leaving the final details uncertain, employers should never-the-less be informed in order to better prepare for the inevitable outcome of this legislation and its consequences on their business.
A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will discuss the fundamentals and provide updates with respect to Immigration Reform. The presentation will be aired in a Live two-hour webcast.
The faculty will discuss the following topics:
• Senate Bill 744 & Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Overview
• Increased Allotment of H-1B Visas
• Mandatory E-Verify
• Work Authorization for Spouses of H-1B Employees
• Path to Permanent Residency (i.e., the Green Card)
• Other Provisions in S.B. 744
• Other Issues and Potential Impact on Companies
• Guidelines and Best Practices
• Latest regulatory updates
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org