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Greenberg Traurig's Rebecca Schechter to Speak at CFGI Symposium

MCLEAN, VA – May 30, 2017 – Rebecca B. Schechter, of counsel in the Business Immigration and Compliance Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will participate in the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) 2017 Symposium on June 11-14 in Arlington, VA.

Schechter will be a panelist in the workshop session titled “Handling Difficult Immigration Conversations in the Corporate Environment.” The discussion will address immigration issues related to hiring and green card sponsorship. The CFGI 2017 Symposium will include conversations and opportunities that will shape the global workplace. Read more about the symposium.

Schechter focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance, representing multi-national corporations and companies, as well as individual clients. She has experience with all areas of employment-based immigration, particularly H-1B, L-1, O-1, and E-2 petitions, as well as outstanding researcher petitions and labor certification applications. Schechter regularly assists Greenberg Traurig clients with global immigration matters, including business and work visas to countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. She also works on state and federal I-9 and E-Verify audits. Schechter has a thorough understanding of third-party contractor issues and experience handling complex naturalization, deportation defense, family, and employment-based adjustment applications.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group

Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group is a multidisciplinary business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration-related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to its clients.

Greenberg Traurig's Immigration Compliance blog addresses the latest developments affecting employers, including the E-Verify program, Form I-9 compliance, Department of Labor issues (H-1B, H-2B and LCA), identity fraud in the workplace, electronic forms I-9s, EB-5 investor regional center compliance, and ICE worksite enforcement audits.

Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights blog addresses the broad range of challenges and opportunities presented by the EB-5 program, including the immigration, tax, and securities compliance issues integral to creating and maintaining successful Regional Centers and projects.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.