NEW YORK (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will co-host a breakfast program discussing comprehensive immigration reform and assistance with international recruitment efforts for colleges and universities. The program, presented in conjunction with Marymount Manhattan College, will take place Thursday, April 3, 2014.
Speakers from Greenberg Traurig and the U.S. Department of Commerce will provide an update regarding the status of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. The program is geared towards higher education professionals and general counsel dealing with issues relating to the recruitment of international students or who are interested in the impact of immigration reform and international outreach assistance.
Program topics will include:
The legislative challenge
The Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform and what it would mean for colleges and universities
House immigration bills and their potential impact on colleges and universities
Legislative outlook for immigration reform
Commerce Department Assistance with International Outreach
The use of the Commerce Department's one-on-one appointment services overseas to meet new international education partners
Participation in webinars, student fairs, virtual events and trade missions
Working with the U.S. embassy or consulate staff to arrange alumni events
For more information about this complimentary event and to register, please click here or email GTNYEvents(at)gtlaw(dot)com.
About Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration and Compliance Group
Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group is a full-service business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration-related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service and responsiveness to its clients.
About Greenberg Traurig's Education Group
Greenberg Traurig's Education Group has wide-ranging experience representing not-for-profit and for-profit private and public higher educational institutions, and secondary and elementary schools (including charter and religious schools) across the United States. The group includes attorneys in virtually all of the firm's practice groups with experience representing educational institutions in various areas, including labor and employment, governance, 501(c)(3) status and compliance, ERISA and tax, immigration, real estate and construction, environmental, governmental affairs, finance, and litigation.
About the U.S. Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce (U.S. DOC) assists U.S. Educational Institutions and Intensive English Programs internationally. The U.S. DOC is a valuable resource for market research reports, international student recruitment events and study consortia information. The division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and more than 100 offices in at least 70 countries. The worldwide team of education specialists is available to assist with international outreach to students, potential partners and agents.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 "NLJ 350," an annual ranking of the largest firms in the United States. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.