June 1 - Global Immigration HR Roundtable: HR Hot Topics

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PT

Virtual HR Round Table
Register now to attend live or on-demand!

With all the changes in global immigration spurred by the covid-19 pandemic, it is vital that human resources and global mobility managers stay up to date on current and future challenges. During this two-hour HR and global mobility roundtable, WR Immigration will report on key developments in the global immigration landscape.

WR Immigration will be giving out over $100 in Amazon gift cards to attendees of the virtual roundtable. Attend the live session to win!



  • Gain knowledge of recent developments in the global immigration landscape and how they will affect business travelers, transferees, foreign workers, and immigrants;
  • Learn to analyze and identify key compliance issues related to remote work policies for global workers;
  • Understand the critical role of technology and data analysis in global workforce management.

WR Immigration
PDCs: 1.75 (HR Expertise, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness)
Member: $15
Non-member: $30

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Philip Curtis

Phil Curtis has practiced immigration law for more than 30 years. He is a partner at WR Immigration and was founder of Chin & Curtis, LLP.  He guided Chin & Curtis for seven years prior to the two firms joining forces.

Phil has represented and worked with businesses ranging from multi-national public companies to the most recent entrepreneurial start-ups, as well as nonprofits ranging from private secondary schools to large research institutions. He has helped clients to realize the vision of attracting the best talent from around the world. Phil also has a broad range of experience in family-based immigration, naturalization, worksite compliance, and federal and state litigation. Phil is a frequent lecturer and author at national and local conferences sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., and the Boston Bar Association (BBA). He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and formerly served as Media Liaison for the New England Chapter of AILA.

Vivian Zhu

Vivian Zhu is a partner at WR Immigration. She leads WR’s Global Immigration Department and advises corporate clients in technology, entertainment, media and retail on global mobility and expansion strategies. Vivian’s clients include Fortune 500 and medium size corporations, as well as entrepreneurs, investors, and individuals. In 2019, she was named a “Future Leader in Corporate Immigration” by Who’s Who Legal.  Last year, she also presented “Sailing through a Storm: Developing a Global Mobility & Immigration Playbook,” at SHRM’s Global Mobility & Immigration Symposium.

Charina Garcia

Charina P. Garcia is the Technology and Innovation partner at WR Immigration and manages the Bay Area office. She represents and advises many Fortune 500 and start-up companies and utilizes technology to solve and anticipate many global mobility issues. She most recently provided her insight at the American Bar Association (ABA) Women in Legal Technology summit and the Bay Area Mobility Management (BAMM) Annual Conference. She is an active member of the National Filipino American Lawyers Association and American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Lorie Lunn

An Of Counsel at WR Immigration, Lorie has experience representing organizations of all sizes, from start-ups, to nonprofits, to multinational corporations, and in many sectors including IT, financial services, biotech, civil and industrial engineering, education, medicine, animal welfare, and economic research. Lorie has also been involved in developing the Firm’s Global Practice Area which provides global immigration services through a vetted, domestic and global network of service providers.

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Anne Gamino