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Jul 24, 2018

Why Don’t They Just Get Legal? And Other Immigration Questions for In-House Lawyers

1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103


During this two-hour course attendees will learn the regulation of immigration to the United States and how companies like Comcast sponsor immigrant employees. The program will explore how public opinion has shaped immigration policy through the years. Attendees will also learn of the rapid changes occurring within the past two years, including President Trump’s Travel Ban, and the policies directed at both legal and illegal immigrants. The session will end time for questions and answers.

History of Immigration

An overview of the history of immigrants coming to the United States and how this has shaped the opinions today.

Paths to Immigration

Limits on immigration were first instituted in the 1880s. Since then there are five main paths to legal immigration.

Employment-based Immigration

How do companies sponsor immigrant employees?

Current Administration’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Starting with the Travel Ban in January of 2017, the Trump Administration has taken a number of steps to limit and deter both legal and illegal immigration.

Sanctuary Cities and DREAMers

The historical and current issues surrounding Sanctuary Cities and DACA will be covered.

Current State of Affairs

News headlines are peppered with developments and opinion on immigration on a daily basis. What is the public opinion on immigrants in the U.S.?


Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.

This event is full.


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