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SOLD OUT: CANY U.S. Immigration Seminar

1/25/2017
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00 PM
Where: Penn Club
30 W44th Street
New York, New York 
United States
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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT AND THE WAITLIST HAS BEEN CLOSED!!!  FOR THOSE PEOPLE UNABLE TO REGISTER WE ARE HOPING TO HOLD ANOTHER IMMIGRATION SEMINAR LATER IN 2017.

 

 

WHAT CANADIANS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT U.S. IMMIGRATION FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES

 

Join CANY as we help you navigate the most important U.S. immigration issues encountered by Canadian expats.  This interactive seminar will survey a variety of topics including:

 

·         U.S. election results and immigration policy: how Canadians may be affected.

·         Work visas - special rules for Canadians

 

Ø  Creative use of the TN visa (NAFTA)

Ø  Intra-company L-1 visas, H-1B visas and alternatives

Ø  Changing employers in the United States – avoiding problems

Ø  Status and work options for spouses and family members

 

·         Pros and cons of a Green Card and/or dual citizenship (including tax considerations)

·         Fast tracking a Green Card through employment

·         Getting a Green Card through marriage to a U.S. citizen

·         Canadian citizenship for children born in the United States

 

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).

 

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.

 

Please join us for this interactive and informative seminar which will be held on January 25th at the Penn Club.  At 6pm, we’ll have a cocktail reception with light refreshments.  The seminar will kick off at 6:30 with a survey of the topics above, with time allotted for an interactive Q&A at 7:30pm.  Tickets for the seminar are $25 for CANY members and $40 non-members.  Please reserve your spot today as space will be limited.

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