I was honored to be the keynote speaker at a naturalization ceremony in October. Our newest citizens were a diverse group of men and women from 22 countries who believed it was possible and undertook remarkable journeys to become U.S. citizens. Speaking to new citizens always reminds me that immigrants are the backbone upon which our country was built. Immigrants, like my clients, my parents, my staff, and I, come to this country looking for […]Continue Reading
Immigration Attorney Giselle Carson Keynote Speaker at Naturalization Ceremony.
Marks Gray Shareholder Giselle Carson was the keynote speaker at the Naturalization Ceremony presided by Judge Corrigan in Jacksonville, Florida. Born in Cuba, escaped to Canada and later immigrated to the U.S., Ms. Carson personally understands the challenges and, ultimately, the joy of becoming an U.S. citizen. Ms. Carson shared, “Our newest citizens are a diverse group of men and women from 22 countries who undertook remarkable journeys to become U.S. citizens.” She continues, “Immigrants, […]Continue Reading
Shareholder Giselle Carson Shares Tips For Foreign Travelers in HR Matters
In the the November edition of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Jacksonville newsletter HR Matters, Immigration attorney, Giselle Carson, provides answers to four popular FAQs she is often asked about for the process of foreign nationals traveling abroad and renewing their visas during the holiday season. The article titled, Four things you should know about travel for your foreign employees provides guidance on what should the employee do to prepare for the interview, what is the interview like, […]Continue Reading
Shareholder and Jacksonville Aviation Authority Chair appears on This Week in Jacksonville
Marks Gray Business Immigration and Compliance Attorney Giselle Carson shares her vision to “Dazzle and Delight”, as the newly appointed Chair of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority ,on Sunday, October 29th, This Week in Jacksonville show. Ms. Carson discusses further development of Cecil Airport as well as the plan to add direct flights from Jacksonville to Los Angeles, California. In 2018, JAX celebrates its 50th anniversary at its current location. A new exhibit, “Jacksonville Takes Flight: North Florida […]Continue Reading
Giselle was honored to speak at the HR Executive Roundtable about “Untapped Talent: Discovering Fresh New Ways to Diversify and Strengthen your Workforce.” The speakers shared new insights on sources of talent in our community and creative strategies for attracting and recruiting talent. The invite-only event was hosted by Florida Blue in partnership with Right Management.Continue Reading