Event Date: Oct 19 - 22, 2018

2018 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

Partner Bill Stock will be speaking on the panel, Preserving Diversity: The Politics and Processes of Immigration in Landscape Architecture on Friday of this 4 day conference. Hana Ishikawa, a Design Principal at Site Design Group, Ltd will be moderating this panel and Bill will be joined by William Sullivan, University of Illinois Professor and Head of Landscape Architecture. This panel will outline the immigration processes that are necessary to hire from abroad from both the candidate’s and employer’s perspective, as well as review best legal practices that allow for successful use of the employment-based immigration program.

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Topics Covered at this Event:
  • Understand the current immigration processes, best practices, and how they relate to landscape architects.
  • Discover methods for international students to enter US design schools and remain in the United States after graduation.
  • Learn strategies for design firms to hire and retain international students or landscape architects from abroad.
  • Keep up with the current administration’s immigration policies and understand how evolving policies can and do impact the profession.