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CANY U.S. Immigration Seminar -- A Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape

 Export to Your Calendar 2/28/2018
When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
Where: Canadian Consulate, Ken & Pat Taylor Room
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 
United States
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A Changing U.S. immigration Landscape: How Canadians Can Protect Themselves and Their Families

When: Wednesday, February 28th | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: Ken & Pat Taylor Room, Canadian Consulate, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, Concourse Level, New York, NY 10020

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

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

 

Topics:

·         U.S. Immigration Reform: How Canadians May Be Affected (Clearing Up the Misconceptions)

·         Work Visas: Special Rules for Canadians

·         NAFTA Reinvented: Current TN Visa Issues and Problems

·         What happens if NAFTA is revoked?

·         H-1B Visas: Current Issues and Proposed Changes

·         Alternative Solutions: L-1, O-1, E-1 and E-2 visas

·         Status and work options for spouses and family members

·         Pros and Cons of a Green Card and/or Dual Citizenship (including tax considerations)

·         Moving on Up: Strategies for Fast Tracking a Green Card

·         New Immigration Strategies to Protect You and Your Family

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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