2017 Annual Global Immigration Forum: June 20-21, New Orleans, LA

Early Bird Registration for the 2017 AILA Global Immigration Forum has been Extended through May 31, 2017!

This year’s KEYNOTE SPEAKER -- Alejandro Celorio Alcántara, Head of Section, Hispanic and Migration Affairs, Embassy of Mexico

Mr. Celorio will address critical global immigration issues related to NAFTA, Mexican/U.S. relations, and Mexico as a “transit country.” You do not want to miss this opportunity to hear from this dynamic and inspiring speaker!

View the program for this exciting event titled “Managing Global Immigration in a Protectionist World – Are We Singing the Blues?” taking place June 20 – 21, 2017, immediately prior to AILA’s National Annual Conference.

This year’s program includes panels of experts discussing immigration issues in the BRICS countries, cyber security and what that means to your clients and you, global mobility options for LGBT clients, the future of immigration law as a practice, and more.

Don’t forget to register for the dinner cruise that will take place on Tuesday, June 20th from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. We will cruise the Mississippi on the Creole Queen, a lovely paddlewheeler featuring wonderful food, air conditioned dining, and a live jazz band. Join us on this beautifully appointed boat while you reconnect with friends and colleagues. Spouses and significant others are invited to register and attend the dinner cruise with conference attendees this year. The price of this event is only $50 per person. The GMS Conference Committee thanks Mayer Brown LLP and McGrath LLC for their generous support of this event.


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Discounted rooms are available at The Windsor Court Hotel, the conference venue. You must be registered for the conference to take advantage of these special rates.

Act quickly, because very few rooms remain available Reservations can be made by calling (504) 523-6000 or (800) 262-2662. Please provide the group code: AILA GMS to receive the discounted rate.

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!


GMS Conference Committee

June 20-21, 2017
Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

This event is being presented by the AILA Global Migration Section. This event is not being organized by the AILA National Office.

AILA's Global Migration Section is pleased to announce that our 2017 GMS Global Annual Immigration Forum will be held on June 20 - 21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana at the luxurious, award-winning Windsor Court Hotel. The conference will take place immediately prior to AILA's Annual National Conference at a location within easy walking distance of that conference venue.

This year's GMS conference titled "Managing Global Immigration in a Protectionist World - Are We Singing the Blues?" will provide practitioners with cutting edge information and practical advice on managing clients' global mobility needs in an environment of change. The conference will offer panels that focus on corporate immigration challenges around the globe including:

  • The Ebbs and Flows of Starting and Running a Global Practice
  • Hot Topics in Global Migration
  • Consular Processing and Corporate Immigration - A Global Perspective
  • How will Brexit and the Revised EU Immigration Directives Affect Mobility and Migration of Third-Country Nationals in the Region?
  • "Top 10" Ethical Dilemmas in Global Mobility
  • Lunch with the Experts
  • Countdown to Departure - Getting There the Right Way Made Easy
  • Compliance over the Course of the Assignment - Common and Not-So-Common Employment, Tax, and "Company Change" Issues
  • Extending the Global Assignment and/or Bringing it to a Satisfactory Conclusion
  • BRICS: What Kind of music is being played Jazz or Blues?
  • Cyber Security - Big, Middle, and Little Data
  • Global Mobility Options for LGBT Clients Seeking Safety and Security in a Diverse World
  • A Global Perspective - The Future of Immigration Law

View the conference program now.

Registration is now open and available on Eventbrite. For questions about this conference, please contact 2017gmsconference@faegrebd.com and gabriela.lessa@veirano.com.br.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17030232.