Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group Members Present at Manhattan School of Music

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Matthew T. Galati and Ayanna Y. London, members of Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group, spoke at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City Jan. 29, 2015 regarding visa options for professionals and entrepreneurs in the arts.

Matthew T. Galati and Ayanna Y. London, members of Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group, spoke at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City Jan. 29, 2015 regarding visa options for professionals and entrepreneurs in the arts.

Attorney Matthew T. Galati led the presentation that covered immigration basics, proposed 2015 reforms, nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options, and EB-5 investment. All content was designed for professionals in the arts. Galati focuses much of his practice on representing students seeking employment and investor-based visas, especially for individuals seeking extraordinary ability classification and working in startups. He is well-versed in issues impacting foreign students, including CPT/OPT, maintenance of status, and transitioning to other visa classifications. Galati is also experienced in advising individuals regarding investment-based permanent residence, known as EB-5. He is in Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office.

The Manhattan School of Music, a premiere international conservatory, was founded in 1917. It is now home to 900 students from over 40 countries.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group

Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration and 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. Greenberg Traurig's Immigration Compliance blog addresses the latest developments affecting employers, including the E-Verify program, Form I-9 compliance, Department of Labor issues (H-1B, H-2B and LCA), identity fraud in the workplace, electronic Forms I-9s, EB-5 investor regional center compliance, and ICE worksite enforcement audits.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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