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Maintaining Permanent Residence While Abroad: Keep Your Options Open

June 4, 2019
Web Seminar

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Presented 6/4/2019
02:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2019-06-04

After waiting years to obtain the coveted status of lawful permanent resident, many foreign nationals have questions about moving overseas. Our panel of experts will discuss reentry permits, N-470s, the returning resident visa (SB-1), maintenance of ties and eligibility for naturalization, abandonment and relinquishment of permanent resident status, and nonimmigrant intent.

Featured Topics

  • What Constitutes Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Residence?
  • Would DOS Ever Approve an SB-1?
  • Advising Clients on Extended Trips Abroad and Planning for Naturalization in the Future
  • Tax Implications When Working Abroad as a Permanent Resident
  • Reentry Permit: Timing, Documentation, Expedited Process, and Number of Times You Can Renew
  • Recent Trends at USCIS

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Michele Strickland is an associate with Powers Law Group in Houston, TX. She represents business and individual clients in all aspects of employment and family immigration law. She represents small to mid-size companies, colleges and universities, multi-national corporations, investors, and self-petitioning individuals. She presents frequently on a variety of immigration topics to businesses and community groups. Ms. Strickland is currently Co-chair of the Houston Section of the AILA Texas Chapter. She is a past Chair of the AILA Connecticut Chapter and has served as a Service Center Liaison.

Clayton Eugene Cartwright Jr. is the founding member of The Cartwright Law Firm, LLC, which specializes in the areas of international taxation and employee benefits. In the area of international taxation, he advises businesses, financial institutions, accountants and other financial professionals, and individuals on international taxation matters, emphasizing the intersection between immigration and taxation law. Such matters include expatriate taxation, cross-border employee transfers, withholding and reporting requirements, and permanent establishments. He currently is the Treasurer of AILA’s Rome District Chapter-EMEA, and served as the Chair of the Steering Committee of AILA’s Global Migration Section from 2016-2018.

Paul Philippe Bertoni is fluent in French and Spanish and can assist you in a wide variety of immigration cases. His specialties include strategy for employment, investment, achievement, and family based immigration matters, and immigration compliance counseling for start-ups and for corporate restructuring through M&A activity. His firm also handles asylum, DACA, TPS, LGBT immigration, and deportation and removal defense in immigration court. We represent individuals and companies all over the U.S., from start-ups to large publicly traded corporations. Our multilingual staff can work with you in English, French, Spanish, and Italian.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.
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The Maintaining Permanent Residence While Abroad: Keep Your Options Open web seminar takes place Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 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 June 3, 2019.

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