Corporate Immigration and Workforce Mobility

Venue: Inter-Continental Hotel Bloor-Yorkville

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Dec 01, 2004 End Date/Time: Dec 02, 2004
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Description

Travel and relocation to the U.S. is becoming even more complex, thanks to security clampdowns, anti-immigration political pressure and processing backlogs. In the last two years alone, multinational companies have lost millions of dollars as a result of government delays in granting visas to foreign business travelers.

Similarly, processing applications to bring employees into Canada now takes an unprecedented length of time, thanks to recent civil-service reorganizations.

Whichever direction your employees are moving, and whether they are moving temporarily or permanently, The Canadian Institute's two one-day conferences on Corporate Immigration and Workforce Mobility are designed to give you a wealth of solid, practical advice. This is your chance to get the information you need to prepare employees for the border-crossing experience, prepare written applications, make strategic use of various visa categories, and negotiate appropriate contracts and compensation packages for relocating employees.

Day 1 focuses on migration from Canada to the U.S. Topics covered include:

Recent special procedures that apply to nationals of particular countries traveling to the U.S.
Trigger words to avoid at the border
Why “green cards” are getting harder to obtain
Day 2 focuses on migration from the U.S. to Canada. Topics covered include:

Recent administrative changes at HRSDC, and how they will affect the application process
Implications of the end of “embassy shopping”
A cross-country roundup of provincial nominee programs that can speed up the immigration approval process
The impact of the creation of the new Canada Border Services Agency

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