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Tricky TN Issues—Make it Work!

October 29, 2013
Web Seminar

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Tricky TN Issues --Make it Work!

This 90 minute web seminar was presented live on October 29, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Can your self-employed client obtain TN status? The answer might surprise you. What are the pitfalls of the “scientific technician” category? After a refusal, can you try again under a different category? Join our experts for a discussion of the intricacies of the TN category.

  • Is an Offer of Employment Required?
  • Can the Individual Be Self-Employed?
  • Best Practices for Change of Employer
  • Limitations of “Scientific Technician”
  • Fix and Avoid Issues at the Border
  • Immigrant Intent Issues


Edward Rios (dl), El Paso, TX
Edward Rios is a shareholder and chairs the immigration and international trade law group of Cox Smith Matthews, Inc. headquartered in San Antonio. He is board certified in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of Texas, Board of Legal Specialization. He is also an active AILA member, having served on numerous national committees, including Media and Advocacy, CBP Liaison, Admissions and Border Enforcement, and Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Committees. He is the immediate past chair of the AILA Texas Chapter and provides pro bono legal representation through AILA's Military Assistance Program.

William Z. Reich, Buffalo, NY
William Z. Reich is senior partner of the immigration law firm Serotte Reich Wilson, LLP, based in Buffalo, New York. He co-authored two chapters for Gordon, Mailman & Yale-Loehr, Immigration Law and Procedure (Matthew Bender 1997), including the "North American Free Trade Agreement, and Inspection and Entry; Procedure at the Border; Remedies; Penalties and Sanctions"; is co-editor-in-chief of Immigration Procedure Under NAFTA and Other Free Trade Agreements (AILA 2006); co-authored "Inadmissible Canadians: Nonimmigrant Waivers and Border Issues" for AILA's The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Law Practice.

Heather N. Segal, AILA Board of Directors, Toronto, ON
Heather N. Segal is a partner at Guberman Garson Immigration Lawyers in Toronto. She has practiced immigration law for over 15 years. She obtained her Master of Law degree from the University of California at Berkeley: Boalt Hall School of Law, and is licensed to practice in California. Ms. Segal practices exclusively in the area of Canadian immigration law and American consular and border immigration law.

Seminar Recording

Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days from the seminar date.

Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Members’ Paralegals $129.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $129.00
AILA Law Student Members $129.00
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00

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The "Tricky TN Issues—Make it Work!" audio seminar takes place Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the times noted below:

  • 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
  • 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
  • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
  • 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 10/28/2013.

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