Webinar – The State of North American Immigration in the Age of the Pandemic
Webinar – The State of North American Immigration in the Age of the Pandemic
Start Time: Aug 25th,2020 @ 01:00 pm
End Time: Aug 25th,2020 @ 02:00 pm

Join the AmCham Canada, Toronto-GTA Chapter on Tuesday, August 25 at 1pm in a webinar discussing current developments in US and Canadian immigration policy. This webinar will feature presentations from four leading professionals in the field of immigration law and policy in both countries. The webinar will last for approximately one hour with time allotted for Q&A.


  • The current protocols governing the entrance by immigrants and others in both countries;
  • Operational status of immigration offices in each country;
  • Quarantine rules in both countries and their effect on immigration and the mobility of people; and
  • What is on the horizon (including topics such as the upcoming US election, and the post pandemic economic demand for foreign workers in each country).


  • Eileen Martin – Eileen is a partner with Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman and the firm’s Immigration Practice Team Co-Leader. She has over 20 years of experience in immigration law assisting clients from around the world with matters including work permits, employment-based immigration, port-of-entry issues, visa issuance, family-based immigration, immigrant and nonimmigrant waivers, and U.S. citizenship.
  • Elizabeth Klarin – Beth is a partner with Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman who has more than 15 years of experience in immigration law. She assists clients with the full spectrum of U.S. immigration matters, including visas for extraordinary ability, specialty occupation, intracompany transferee, business visitor and USMCA-eligible individuals, and as well as family and employment-based permanent residence.
  • Rick Lamanna – Rick is a Senior Manager at Fragomen’s Toronto office. He assists corporate clients with their Canadian immigration matters, including applications via the NAFTA, intra-company transfers and Labour Market Impact Assessments in addition to immigration process compliance and inadmissibility issues.
  • Wayne Bingham – Wayne is a Manager/Senior Associate in Fragomen’s Toronto office. He assists corporate clients, particularly in the information technology sector, with navigating the complex immigration process in Canada.

This webinar is free for AmCham Canada members as well as for non-members.
Please register HERE.
Webinar details will be shared after registration.

We hope to you can join us virtually on August 25 for what should be a stimulating discussion!

AmCham Canada, Toronto-GTA would like to thank the sponsors for this webinar:

We would also like to thank the technology facilitator for this webinar:

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