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The New Immigration Policy: The "Invisible Wall"

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Produced on December 11, 2018

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Immigration

Course Description

Fast-paced developments have occurred in the U.S. immigration law field over the past 12 months. This overview will outline key changes affecting immigration in the corporate and business arenas, as well as touch upon the following:  

  • Immigration enforcement: temporary protected status (TPS), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and asylum applications

  • Policies and procedures in business visas, including H-1B, L-1 and TN NAFTA visas

  • Updates to the student visa regulations, including students majoring in the STEM fields, new interpretations of duration of stay, and maintenance of status

  • An overview of the Canadian government’s recent legalization of cannabis and its impact on Canadian citizens entering the United States

  • Availability of waivers and the waiver process

  • New procedures implemented by USCIS relating to applications for adjustment of status, including in-person interviews and updates to the medical examination rules

Join attorney Roxanne Levine for this timely and important program.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key changes affecting immigration in the corporate and business arenas
  2. Address issues of childhood arrivals (DACA) and asylum applications
  3. Review updates to business and student visas
  4. Recognize the impact of Canada’s recent cannabis law on Canadian citizens entering the US
  5. Break down new procedures and updates to the medical examination rules

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Roxanne Levine

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Roxanne H. Levine is a Partner in the Immigration Practice Group at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP. She has over 25 years of experience representing major multinational financial institutions, corporations, universities, cultural institutions, energy companies and the hospitality industry. She also represents individuals, including entrepreneurs, artists, performers and entertainers.

Roxanne counsels corporations and individual clients in nonimmigrant and immigrant visa issues, permanent residence processing for extraordinary foreign nationals, priority worker petitions for executives and managerial staff, PERM processing and consular practice. She guides clients in complex citizenship matters including renunciation of residence and relinquishment of citizenship issues. She also handles family and adoption issues relating to U.S. immigration.

With clients’ business goals in mind, Roxanne guides corporations in the creation of policies and programs applicable to the hiring of foreign national personnel, I-9 compliance, recordkeeping and compliance programs developed in accordance with U.S. immigration and nationality law requirements, legal departments and human resource personnel on hiring practices and issues arising from corporate mergers and takeovers.

Representative Matters:

  • A leading New York cultural institution in relation to all its U.S. visa and immigration issues.
  • A global chemical company in obtaining visas and permanent residence for corporate executives and other foreign nationals specializing in the hard sciences.
  • A leading financial institution in ongoing immigration matters for its employees.

Roxanne lectures frequently to international banking groups, law firms in the United States and Canada, international chambers of commerce, religious organizations, and universities and colleges. She has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in Immigration in New York (2013-2018).  


June C.


Bruno C.

Excellent update

Ricardo J.

Timely presentation!!!

Wendy S.

So much important information.

Bibiana A.

Learned some new things

Jon S.


meghan m.

Really wonderful overview. Lots of info!

Kristen S.

Very informative and well put together. Thanks!

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