• Save the Date!
    Save the Date!
    ​Symposium 2017 will be June 12-14 in Crystal City, VA
    Save the Date!

    Save the Date! Symposium 2017 will be June 12-14 in Crystal City, VA

  • Photo Slideshow from 2016 Symposium
    Photo Slideshow from 2016 Symposium

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    Photo Slideshow from 2016 Symposium

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​​​​Join us June 12-14 for Symposium 2017 in Crystal City, Virginia. To receive updates and information, please click here​.

​​​​​​​​​Council for Global Immigration 2016 Symposium 

June 18-22 | Washington, D.C.

As global and U.S. immigration policies evolve, in-house and legal professionals need to EMPOWER themselves and their organizations through education, networking and advocacy opportunities focused on the employment-based immigration issues they care about.
The CFGI Symposium brings together top U.S. and global immigration experts and Leaders from various U.S. government agencies to share their insights on the key issues and trends you need to know as an immigration or HR professional. EMPOWER yourself by obtaining information techniques and tools you need to implement your organization’s immigration program, stay compliant, and access global talent by attending the 2016 Council for Global Immigration Symposium.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Gain the latest details on immigration-related legislation and regulatory actions and how to stay compliant.
  • Hear directly from agency panels—including key officials from USCIS, the Department of Labor, and the Department of State—on the latest developments in immigration policy and practice.
  • Network with industry experts and peers from a wide range of employers and industries, and learn from their best practices.
  • Advocate on issues that are important to your organization as part of CFGI and SHRM’s Advocacy Day.

​S​ymposium Topics Will Include:

  • An advanced session on agency adjudication standards across visa categories including H-1Bs, L-1s, O-1s and green cards.
  • Sessions on managing your immigration programming and managing expectations within your organization.
  • Green card sessions on PERM and creative EB-1 and National Interest Waiver Strategies.
  • A session on implementing new processes for STEM Optional Practical Training for foreign national students.
  • Innovation labs providing hands-on activities and case studies for I-9s, J-1s, amended H-1B petitions, government audits
  • Business travel compliance.
  • Pre-conference sessions on employment based visa management. For more information on this event and to register click here.​


​2016 CFGI Symposium Sponsors​




Erickson Immigration Group 

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