PLI Hosts Annual Immigration And Naturalization Institute

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

Immigration & Naturalization is the topic for this Practicing Law Institute two-day seminar to be presented on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 13 and 14.

The program will be held at the PLI's New York Center at 810 Seventh Avenue, New York.

Tuesday's program will run from 9:00 a.m. through 5:15 p.m., and Wednesday's program begins at 9:00 a.m. and adjourns at 4:30 p.m.

This year's institute will offer a comprehensive look at immigration from several perspectives, such as the policies of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor's view of PERM (Program Electronic Review Management), and the impact of this year's events. Employers and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will also provide useful information on the current state of immigration and naturalization issues.

An expert faculty of government officials and leading practitioners in this field will include Austin T. Fragomen and Cynthia J. Lange of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP; Bo Cooper, Berry Appleman & Leiden; Robert C. Divine, Immigration Group chairman, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz; Gary E. Endelman, immigration attorney - Legal Group, BP America Inc.; Jeffrey H. Gorsky, chief, Legal Advisory Opinion Section, Visa Office, U.S. Department of State; and Lucas Guttentag, director, ACLU - Immigrants' Rights Project.

For information, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register, call (800) 260-4PLI or visit