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Immigration & Travel Ban: Time out!

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The Latest updates on immigration and travel ban to the EU and Schengen countries!

 

In response to numerous questions that our members asked us these last days, and due to the high level of uncertainty concerning not only the last proclamation but also regular immigration and consular processes, we will host a webinar followed by a Q&A Session on 

Monday, June 29, from 2 to 3pm, 

in partnership with the attorneys
Glenn Fogle and David Lunel

 

 

Our Guest Speakers will be discussing the following topics:

PART 1: The last Presidential Proclamation and its consequences on your immigration status

On June 22, 2020, Donald Trump issued a new Proclamation suspending entry of “aliens who present a risk to the U.S. labor market following the Coronavirus outbreak”. This proclamation is not only poorly drafted but also places uncertainty on the status of many immigrants and companies. President Trump justified that proclamation arguing that “American workers compete against foreign nationals for jobs in every sector of our economy,” and that amid the economic troubles created by the pandemic, work visas including the H-1B “pose an unusual threat to the employment of American workers.” This is not the first time that this administration is trying to negatively impact the immigration process of foreign workers. However, this last proclamation has already had devastating consequences for international companies, which are now starting to get into uncharted waters.


PART 2: The last updates to enter any country of the Schengen Area: what to expect this summer? 

U.S. citizens are not required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter any member country of the Schengen Area for tourism or business purposes. However, the travel restrictions imposed worldwide because of the Coronavirus pandemic already affected the entry of many U.S. citizens in Europe. What are the last updates for this summer for U.S. residents?


The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Please email your questions in advance at julie@facc-atlanta.com.

 

Examples  of questions to be covered during this webinar

  • I am currently under a L1 visa, but temporarily in France for vacation with a valid visa already issued by the Consulate. Does the Proclamation apply to me?
  • I am currently in the U.S with a J-1 visa but planning to visit France for three weeks in July. Will I be able to return?
  • I plan to sponsor one employee through the EB2 process. Is the process currently suspended?
  • I am currently under a L1 visa but I need an extension since the current L1 expires in three weeks. Would I be able to renew the extension from France?
  • I am outside the US but already hold a valid H1B. Will I be impacted? 
  • Can I still apply for a O-visa?

 

 

Meet our Speakers

 

H. Glenn Fogle, JR

H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., the founding member and principal of The Fogle Law Firm, LLC, is in his twenty-ninth year of practice in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law. Mr. Fogle is an expert immigration law litigator and handles immigration court cases on a national level. He recently took a case to the U.S. Supreme Court — Barton v. Barr, No. 18-725 — which was argued on November 4, 2019. Mr. Fogle represents individual foreign nationals seeking permanent residence, temporary status, and U.S. citizenship. He also assists professionals, corporations, and investors entering the United States. 

Glenn Fogle was awarded his Juris Doctorate degree from The College of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia on June 16, 1991. He is a member of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals of the Second Circuit, Fourth Circuit, Fifth Circuit, Sixth Circuit, Ninth Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit. He is a longtime member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), has spoken at numerous AILA conferences and seminars, and has served as an AILA Mentor for nearly 20 years. Chambers and Partners, the prestigious British legal research firm, and U.S. News and World Reports Best Lawyers have ranked Mr. Fogle among the top immigration lawyers in Georgia for the past thirteen years and twelve years respectively.

 

David Lunel

David L. Lunel is an associate attorney with the Fogle Law Firm. David Lunel is both an attorney in France where he is admitted to the Paris Court of Appeals, and in the United States where he is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He focuses on providing effective immigration solutions for companies in the Southeast and throughout the United States. He assists professionals, corporations, small businesses, and investors entering the United States. His clients are leaders in fields such as software, manufacturing, design, fashion, sports, international trade, and engineering. In addition, David also advises clients on current immigration legislation, handling nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications and regularly attends interviews at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service field Offices nationwide. 

Prior to joining the Fogle Law Firm, David worked as an attorney in major international law firms. David earned his Juris Doctor from the Emory University School of Law. He also holds an LL.B from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France), and an LL.M from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain). David is fluent in French and Spanish.

 

 

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