Immigration Issues in the Hospitality Industry: A Global Perspective

Date(s) of Presentation
Thursday, October 23, 2014. See below for local start times.

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Program Description

Global expansion in the hospitality industry creates unique immigration challenges depending on the location of the new business development. Can low- or mid-level employees be transferred to the foreign location? Are there special immigration processes for higher-level management or executives? This webinar brings together legal experts from the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East who will highlight the practical and legal aspects of hiring foreign nationals in hospitality jobs and provide guidance on the following:

  • Education, experience and job title matter.  But how?
  • What are the most important issues to consider when terminating a foreign national?
  • Is the relocated employee subject to the laws of the home country, host country, or both?


  • J. Bruce Cross, Moderator, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Misty W. Borkowski, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Richard Emmerson, SSEK, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sara Khoja, Clyde & Co., Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Sascha C. Kuit, Boekel De Nerée NV, Amsterdam, Netherlands