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Global Migration: Common Issues in Foreign Secondments

January 30, 2014
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Global Migration: Common Issues in Foreign Secondments

This 90 minute web seminar was presented live on January 30, 2014, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

This seminar provides an overview of the key global migration concepts attorneys need to know when working with clients who send their employees on business trips and assignments/secondments outside the United States. The panel provides real world tips for your practice by working through the fact patterns most commonly encountered by U.S. attorneys. Whether you actually want to venture into working with foreign co-counsel to coordinate global cases or simply want to sound knowledgeable when referring a client to a foreign attorney —this seminar is for you!

  • Growing Importance of Global Migration Practice to Employers
  • Business Visas: Common Pitfalls and Tips for Success
  • Catch 22: Needing a Foreign Visa to Attend a U.S. Visa Interview
  • When Business Becomes Work: The Perpetual Business Traveler
  • Employment Authorization: Basic Eligibility Considerations for Visas, Work Permits, and Residence Permits
  • Document Authentication: Legalizations and Apostilles


Audrey Lustgarten (dl), Atlanta, GA
Audrey Lustgarten is the Managing Partner of Lustgarten Global LLC. She currently serves on the AILA National Distance Learning Committee, the Rome District Chapter Practice Management Committee, and chairs the Georgia-Alabama Chapter Pro Bono Committee. Ms. Lustgarten received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (2005).

Jacqueline R. Bart, Toronto, Ontario
Jacqueline R. Bart is a Certified Immigration Specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada with over 23 years of experience in Canadian immigration law, including at Canada's largest law firm and at the UNHRC in Geneva. She is the author, co-author and/or editor-in-chief of seven (7) immigration law books and has held executive positions at national and international bar associations. She speaks frequently at leading international law conferences. Jacqueline can be reached at or 416-601-1346.

Laura Devine, London, England
Laura Devine heads Laura Devine Solicitors, a prestigious immigration firm with a total of 50 staff offering UK and US immigration advice to businesses and individuals. The firm’s offices in London and New York have together been described as a ‘transatlantic powerhouse’. Laura has been recognised as the highest nominated UK immigration practitioner by interviewees worldwide for four consecutive years in Who’s Who Legal. She is an English solicitor and a US attorney.

Daniela Lima, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Daniela Lima is Director in Berry Appleman & Leiden’s São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices. She has more than twelve years of experience in Brazilian immigration law, outbound immigration, relocation matters and advising multinational companies on executive transfers to Brazil. Ms. Lima manages the Brazilian practice and leads the BAL global Latin America program. Ms. Lima is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, graduated in Law Studies and has an MBA Degree in Strategic Management and Business Economics. She has been recognized by the International Who's Who of leading Corporate Immigration Lawyers as a leading Brazilian immigration lawyer. She is an active member and regular speaker at AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) and IBA (International Bar Association).

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 "Global Migration: Common Issues in Foreign Secondments" web seminar takes place Thursday, January 30, 2014, 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 1/29/2014.

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