June 23 - Immigration Update: Executive Orders, Travel Bans, & Visa Compliance Issues (FREE)

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. PT
Webcast - FREE for Members & Nonmembers

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Get updates on recent executive orders and travel bans as well as explore the impact of new rules on U.S. employers. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Compliance and updates to employee I-9 onboarding procedures during the COVID-19 era;
  • Update on travel ban executive orders (Canada/Mexico, Schengen, Brazil, and other countries);
  • Immigrant visa bans and exemptions;
  • Nonimmigrant visa bans and exemptions; and
  • Status of U.S. consular posts and USCIS government office openings.

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Bernard Wolfsdorf is past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), where he earned the Service Excellence award. He is managing partner of top-rated Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP law firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Monica, and Shanghai. Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a National & Regional (CA & NY) Tier 1 Immigration Law Firm for 2020. Mr. Wolfsdorf specializes in business and investment visas and handles the full range of global immigration matters. In 2020, he was recognized as a Global Elite Thought Leader in North America as well as a Thought Leader within the field of Corporate Immigration by Who’s Who Legal.


Charina P. Garcia is a partner at Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP and manages the firm’s Northern California–Oakland office. She represents and advises many Fortune 500 and start-up companies, as well as individuals, on both employment- and family-based immigration matters. Ms. Garcia is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She has served on the Executive Board of the Northern California Chapter of AILA and was vice-chair of the AILA National Liaison Committee for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ California Service Center. In addition, Ms. Garcia has served on the Board of Directors for Filipino Advocates for Justice (formerly Filipinos for Affirmative Action) and has previously served on the Board for the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC). She was also a member of the faculty of Law Review CLE, Sterling Education Services and Lorman Education Services, which provides continuing education seminars.


Farshad Owji is the 2nd vice-president of the 15,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is also the San Francisco partner of the top-rated Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP immigration law firm, known worldwide for providing exceptional-quality legal services. With over 130 professionals, including 28 lawyers and offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Oakland, and Shanghai, the firm provides high-quality, excellent-value global immigration services. Mr. Owji specializes in a broad range of immigration areas relating to corporate global mobility, including business and investment visas. He also handles the full range of global immigration matters.

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Wendy Fong