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CANY U.S. Immigration Seminar -- Marrying a U.S. Citizen: Green Card Challenges and Strategies

2/27/2018
When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
Where: Penn Club
30 W44th Street
New York, New York 
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Marrying a U.S. Citizen: Green Card Challenges and Strategies for Success for Canadians

When: Tuesday, February 27th | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: The Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

Tickets: $20 CANY Members / $35 Non-Members

Interactive presentation with Q&A. Cocktail reception with light refreshments to follow.

 

Topics:

·         A detailed analysis of the immigration consequences of a Canadian Citizen marrying a U.S. Citizen

·         Adjustment of Status vs. Immigrant Visa Processing: How and Where to File the Green Card

·         Recent Changes: When and How to Enter the U.S., When and Where to Get Married

·         Avoiding Pitfalls: New Regulations for Spousal Green Cards

·         Ability to work in the U.S. while the Green Card is pending

·         Ability to travel in and out of the U.S. while the Green Card is pending

·         Special Case: Consideration for Children

·         Ancillary Topic: Canadian Permanent Residence Options for U.S. Spouses

 

 

Guest speakers:

 

Andrew Cumming, B.A., J.D.

Andrew is a cross-border lawyer licensed in Ontario, New York and Florida. He is an expert in U.S. immigration matters for Canadians and a frequent speaker on U.S. immigration and other cross-border matters at conferences. Mr. Cumming is the Managing Partner of Cumming & Partners and for over twenty years has provided expert advice on a wide variety of cross-border matters, including U.S. and Canadian immigration law and cross-border estate and tax planning. He is a best-selling author, having written a leading book on cross-border matters and numerous magazine and professional journal articles. Mr. Cumming earned a Juris Doctorate law degree (cum laude) from the University of Miami (Florida), and also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from McGill University (Montreal, Canada).

 

Wayne Bewick, CPA CA, CFP, CPA (Illinois), Trowbridge Professional Corporation.

Wayne is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Trowbridge, he spent numerous years at Deloitte specializing in expatriate and international tax services. He has completed levels I and II of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-depth Taxation Program; is a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and the Financial Planners Standards Council. He is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. Wayne graduated with a Bachelor's of Commerce from Concordia University in Montreal and is fluent in French.

 

Christopher Hall, CTA

Christopher is Managing Director of the New York office of Global Tax Network and has more than twelve years of experience in expat tax compliance and consulting. Having worked in the UK, Canada, and the U.S., Christopher has significant experience in a wide variety of expat related topics including Social Security, pensions, treaty application and planning, and compensation and policy issues. As an expat himself, he adds personal experience to the technical knowledge that relates directly to the challenges of making cross border moves. After receiving a BA (Honours) in Economics from the University of Leeds, Christopher began his career in the UK with Arthur Andersen. He is UK tax qualified and an Overseas Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK. Prior to joining GTN, Christopher worked in Deloitte's expat tax practice in Toronto and New York for over nine years handling border matters, including U.S. and Canadian immigration law and cross-border estate and tax planning. He is a best-selling author, having written a leading book on cross-border matters and numerous magazine and professional journal articles. Mr. Cumming earned a Juris Doctorate law degree (cum laude) from the University of Miami (Florida), and also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from McGill University (Montreal, Canada). 

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