International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Sessions

U.S. Department of Labor: Current Issues

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
LACC, Room 151

Presenters share new developments from the U.S. Department of Labor, including any new proposed regulations to be issued as part of the Modernization Project, as well as updates on trending issues and current practices. Department of Labor representatives have been invited.

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Dena Neese

Associate Director
Virginia Tech

Dena Neese is Associate Director of International Support Services at Virginia Tech. Dena has handled the employment-based immigration work for two Tier-1 research institutions and has also worked in the private sector as an immigration attorney at employment-based immigration law firms. She possesses 15 years of experience in the field of employment-based immigration law. She handles both nonimmigrant and permanent residency cases and has advised institutions of higher education on their employment-immigration hiring practices.

Presentation(s):

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Janet Garcia

Assoc Dir and Int'l Student & Scholar Specialist
University of Colorado Boulder

Janet Garcia is Associate Director of International Student and Scholar Services at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has worked with international students and scholars/employees for more than 20 years and has experience with many employment-based statuses and student statuses.
Janet is a member of the NAFSA Regulatory Practice Employment-Based Subcommittee.

Presentation(s):

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Bob White

Attorney
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

Bob White is a partner in the Immigration Group of national law firm, Masuda Funai, located in its Schaumburg, IL office. White has been an immigration attorney for more than 25 years. He was a member of the AILA National's Interior Worksite Enforcement Committee. White was also the chair of the AILA Chicago Chapter and a member of the AILA Board of Governors. White was a member of the AILA National Social Security Liaison Committee. He is currently a member of the AILA National DOL Liaison Committee, treasurer of NAFSA Region V, a member of the NAFSA Region V leadership team, and a Regulatory Ombudsman (RegBud) for Scholar Issues for NAFSA Region V

Presentation(s):

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