New immigration rules and additional compliance issues will be discussed during Butzel Long program on July 28

Thursday, July 15, 2010
July 15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Mexico’s immigration rules have changed dramatically in the past couple of months. These new rules impact employers who send their employees to Mexico on business. Butzel Long is hosting a free Breakfast Briefing program from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at its Bloomfield Hills office located at Stoneridge West, 41000 Woodward Avenue in Bloomfield Hills.

Featured speakers include:

Marie Galindo, International Practice Advisor, Butzel Long. Ms. Galindo is the only licensed-in-Mexico attorney in Michigan certified by the State Bar to advise on Mexican law.

Clara Mager, Practice Group Manager, Immigration Group, Butzel Long. Ms. Mager focuses her practice on business and family immigration issues including all aspects of the international movement of personnel, inbound and outbound work-authorized nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent) status, immigration consequences of mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring, employer sanctions, and immigration law audits (e.g. labor condition applications and I-9).

Maria Amparo Escalante of the Immigration Practice of Butzel Long’s Alliance firm in Mexico City.

Vicente Sánchez Ventura, The Hon. Consul of Mexico in Detroit, will participate in the program as well.

They will discuss these new immigration rules along with the subsequent labor and tax implications that employers may not know about.

Seating is limited and reservations are required. Register online at www.butzel.com.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is one of America’s leading law firms. With 190 attorneys, it has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington, D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc., (248) 353-3030.

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