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Monthly Archives from July 2012

32 New US and Canada Initiatives

Nearly one million dollars in goods and services cross the Canada-U.S. border every minute. The Beyond the Border program includes 32 initiatives and calls for enhancements  designed to help trusted businesses and travelers move efficiently across the border, improve North American security and align regulatory approaches while reducing administrative burden for business, and invest in improvements to shared border infrastructure and technology.  As part of the program, The US and Canada released a joint “Statement of Privacy […]

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Featured In The Jacksonville Business Journal

Immigration and Business Attorney Giselle Carson’s article on ICE inspections was published in the June 20, 2012 edition of the Jacksonville Business Journal. Ms. Carson’s article provides much needed insight to businesses on how to avoid costly immigration enforcement problems. To read the entire article, click here

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Featured In The North Florida Chapter’s Association Of Corporate Counsel Newsletter

Immigration and Business Attorney Giselle Carson was featured in the Q2 edition of the North Florida Chapter’s ACC newsletter. Ms. Carson’s article titled, Hiring and Retaining Global Talent — The ABC’s of Employment-Based Immigration for In-House Counsel is featured on page six. To view the newsletter, click here

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Shareholders Marianne Lloyd Aho And Jeptha ‘jep’ Barbour Named To Florida Trend’s Legal Elite List

Attorneys Marianne Aho and Jep Barbour have been named to the Florida Trend magazine’s 2012 Legal Elite. This is their fifth time to appear on the list. Ms. Aho and Mr. Barbour were included under the area of Civil Trial. The list represents the top 2% of attorneys in the state of Florida as judged by their peers.

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CBP Provides Summer Travel Tips

Tickets to the 2012 Olympic games in London, check. Flight arrangements confirmed, check. Hotel booked, check. Bags are packed, check. What else do you need for a speedy and safe travel abroad this summer? Whether you are attending the Olympic games or vacationing internationally you want to be certain you have all your documents in order. The CBP has provided a travel checklist for all international travelers to remind them of the documentation required to travel […]

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Want Expedited Airport Clearance?

The Global Entry program allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the U.S.  Participants may enter the U.S. by using automated kiosks at selected airports.  The program is currently available in some two dozen major U.S. airports and all eight preclearance airports in Canada.  More than 270,000 people have enrolled and have used the process nearly 2 million times. To read more about Global Entry and to see participating airports, click here.

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