US immigration and visa policy in the Trump era – what has changed, what has not and what reactionary strategies can you deploy?
New disruptions and delays: Sharing tips and best practice for success, including what review and screening mechanisms are minimally necessary
Immigration battles in the courts and congress – more changes to look for in 2018 and beyond
How are US conglomerates adapting to their own prohibitions in immigration law?
Assessing the short and long- term impact of the NAFTA termination
Practical insight from those in the trenches
How does it work?
This panel session will provide interactive navigation on how participants are preparing/ reacting to changes in the US immigration field and seeks the audience’s inclusion. When arriving for the session, you will be asked to write down the answers to questions being asked of the panel. As an icebreaker, you will discuss your answers in tables, before feeding back to the panel to ignite the session.
Why should I attend? Too busy concentrating on what the impact will be for the UK upon Brexit? This session flips immigration on its head and hears what the EU will function like without the UK on matters such as immigration:
Insight into what the EU is thinking: Replacements for the current EU asylum system post Brexit
What really is” freedom of movement” and how do different European countries apply the rules?
Latest developments as of the date of the conference and how they impact on UK Nationals living and working in the EU
What does the future look like for the EU and Schengen border controls?
Angela Gawel Immigration Area Director North Europe and Gulf States Canadian High Commission, London
Adrian Berry Chair of Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA)
Why should I attend?
As the Migration Advisory Committee is commissioned to conduct research and advice on the ramifications of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, what can the UK learn about successful and not-so-successful immigration policies from around the world?
How does it work?
The panel, comprising of experts from both emerging and developed countries, highlight how their regimes are progressing and regressing and ultimately what a ‘perfect’ system could look like. Most importantly, this session will highlight how immigration and employment policies can interact with tax and social security initiatives, to bring practical and effective considerations for the UK to consider post- Brexit. Kicking off with mini case studies, this session will then lead into an interactive Q & A.