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    November 2019 HRMA Monthly Lunch Meeting

    November 14, 2019
    11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
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    Worcester Technical High School
    1 Skyline Drive
    Worcester, MA 01605

    Registration 11:15am

    Lunch & Program 11:45am - 1:15 pm

    HR Hot Topics in Immigration Law

    Presented by Richard L. Iandoli and Mary E. Walsh, Attorneys from the Immigration Law Firm of Iandoli, Desai & Cronin, P.C.

    Attorneys Iandoli and Walsh will present on I-9’s, E-Verify, Work Visa Options and recent employment developments in DACA (the Dreamers), TPS (Temporary Protected Status) and student post-graduation employment on OPT (Optional Practical Training) and STEM OPT.  

    This program is approved for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRMCPSM or SHRM-SCPSM and 1.25 General HRCI recertification credits.

    Attorney Richard Iandoli has practiced U.S. immigration law since 1977. Among his many accomplishments, he has served as Past Chair of the New England Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), a member of AILA Executive Committee from 1992- 1997, and he is a past member of AILA National Board of Governors. Richard is a frequent lecturer on U.S. immigration matters, and has led presentations for the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, the National Lawyers Guild, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (nationally and locally), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), Northeastern University, Boston University, Boston College and Harvard University Schools of Law, the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA). Throughout his career, Richard has served as a mentor for other attorneys through AILA and the Political Asylum Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project. He is also the author of numerous articles on U.S. immigration matters for AILA, MCLE and others.  Richard’s current bar admissions include the Massachusetts Bar, the Federal District Court of Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He holds a Bachelor’s in Philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts (1969) and a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts (1976).

    Attorney Mary Walsh has practiced U.S. immigration law since 2006, and prior to attending law school Mary worked as an immigration paralegal in San Francisco and Cambridge for several years. Mary concentrates her practice in business and family-based immigration matters, with a specialization in obtaining visas and legal permanent resident status for research scholars, scientists, artists and athletes including O-1 Extraordinary Ability, EB-1A Extraordinary Ability, EB-1B Outstanding Professors and Researchers, and National Interest Waivers. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Massachusetts Bar Association, and has served as a Section Chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section.  Mary has lectured on immigration-related topics at a variety of education and research institutions in the Greater Boston area.  Mary is currently admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. She holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York (2001) and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in International Law (with distinction) from Suffolk University Law School (2006).

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