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October 27, 2021 | Webinars

State of Play in U.S. Immigration Law: Adjudicatory and Enforcement Trends

Julie Myers Wood will join a panel discussion with industry-leading immigration lawyers and in-house experts on the top issues employers should focus on to attract and retain international executives and professionals, well as immigration-related investigation and enforcement issues impacting business.

Topics will include:

  • How to prepare for immigration policy changes in the Biden Administration’s regulatory agenda.
  • What impact new vaccination requirements will have for travelers to the United States.
  • When will Department of State consulates return to normal to more
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June 1, 2021 | Podcasts

Business Immigration Challenges Companies Should Know About in 2021 with Julie Myers Wood

Sheppard Mullin's French Insider - Julie Myers Wood joined Sarah Aberg, special counsel in the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Group at Sheppard Mullin for a  discussion of the key immigration challenges facing international companies looking to do business in the U.S. What impact has the Biden administration had on immigration thus far? What categories of visas are now open for applications again following the travel ban instituted by the Trump administration? Why is there a huge backlog at the Consulates? What is the greatest difference between the current and prior administrations when it comes to business immigration? Is a comprehensive immigration bill likely to pass any time soon? What type of immigration rules related to Covid restrictions should companies be aware of? If a company is bringing talent from overseas into the U.S., what measures should they be aware of? How can companies help prepare their traveling employees for their immigration interviews? Are immigration applications being scrutinized differently under the new administration? Will post-Covid immigration limitations look the same as the Covid immigration limitations? How will the new USCIS director impact French businesses? How will influx on the border impact international businesses? How can French businesses remain in compliance with their visas? Read More

May 17, 2021 | Press Releases

Guidepost Solutions Enhances Immigration and Border Services Practice with Appointment of Scot R. Rittenberg as Managing Director

Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, today announced the hiring of Scot R. Rittenberg as a managing director in the Immigration and Border Services practice.

“With the arrival of the Biden administration, we are likely to see a different approach from government regulators. Scot will be a valued resource for our clients as they work to mitigate potential risks and successfully navigate regulatory challenges,” said Julie Myers Wood, CEO, Guidepost Solutions. “His experience expands the … Read More

February 20, 2021 | Media Mentions

Stranded International College Students Feel Abandoned. They are Suing the US Government.

USA Today - Julie Myers Wood offered her thoughts on the challenges facing first-year international students given that the Department of Homeland Security and ICE aren’t allowing them into the U.S. if their schools aren’t offering in-person classes. Read More