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Emerging Technology Alliance will sponsor March 9 workshop on ‘Immigration Law for Employers’
Emerging Technology Alliance will sponsor March 9 workshop on ‘Immigration Law for Employers’March 02, 2005Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
The Emerging Technology Alliance is launching a spring workshop series beginning March 9 at the Cortland County Country Club.
In an era of growing cultural diversity and global opportunities across all business sectors-from technology to health care and agriculture-this session will focus on “Employing Foreign Nationals: New Trends in Immigration Law and Policy Affecting Upstate NY Employers.” Topics will include recruiting, hiring and firing foreign nationals, visa sponsorship and government delays, how to deal with green-card issues, travel and security concerns and anti-discrimination issues. The speaker will be from True, Walsh and Miller, LLP, a firm that specializes in immigration law.
The workshop will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Cortland Country Club. The program is $20 and includes a continental breakfast. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the Cortland County BDC-IDA at (607) 756-5005 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Emerging Technology Alliance is a consortium that includes the Syracuse University, Cornell University and Binghamton University NYSTAR Centers for Advanced Technology. Partners include the Cornell Center for Advanced Technology in Life Sciences, the Cornell Center for Materials Research, Binghamton University’s Integrated Electronics Engineering Center (IEEC), SU’s CASE Center, the Central New York
Technology Development Organization (TDO) and the Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology (AM&T). The regional group is working to stimulate technology transfer between world-class universities in the region and companies working in emerging technologies such as biotech and life sciences, microelectronics and packaging, software and other information technologies, materials research and related areas. The Cortland County BDC-IDA provides staff support to the Alliance, which is bringing the vast research resources of these universities together with the technical support of NYSTAR-funded Regional Technology Development Centers to work with companies to stimulate the growth of high-tech initiatives.