“Know Now” Conference Call | Travel Ban Implications | Jul 12

The World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to present the KNOW NOW conference call series. These calls will feature global thought leaders hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America as well as local authorities in government, business, academia and cultural fields who are identified and moderated by local Councils, using our national conference call platform to bring local and national issues of global dimensions to our network.


Conference Call — You’re Invited

“Implications of the ‘Travel Ban'”


Susan Cohen

Founder and Chair, Mintz Immigration Practice


Mary Yntema

President & CEO, WorldBoston

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 

1:00-1:30 p.m. (CT)

Via Teleconference

On March 6th President Trump signed an Executive Order titled, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Legal challenges led to a showdown in the top court. On June 26th, the Supreme Court chose to allow a limited travel ban to be imposed. While the court has yet to issue a final ruling, many questions have emerged. How many will this effect? Does religion play a role in this ban? How will this shape U.S. relations with the countries in question?

Join the founder and chair, Mintz Immigration Practice and WorldBoston President and CEO about the background and context of the Supreme Court decision and what we should expect to come next.

About Susan Cohen

Susan is the founder and Chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice, which is composed of 12 attorneys and 18 immigration specialists and assistants who service the immigration needs of Mintz Levin’s existing corporate and individual clients, and of new clients who choose the firm precisely for its knowledge in the field of immigration and nationality law.

Susan is actively involved in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has chaired and co-chaired a wide range of national AILA committees, including the National Planning Committee for AILA’s Annual Immigration Law Conference. She has also served on the review board for AILA periodicals and has served as the ABA’s liaison to the Department of Labor on immigration-related issues. She is a frequent panelist at AILA, ABA, and other immigration-related conferences, and a contributor to AILA, ABA, and other immigration-related publications.

KNOW NOW conference calls feature global thought leaders hosted by WACA, as well as local authorities in government, business, academia and cultural fields who are identified and moderated by local Councils.

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