Don’t Get Denied at the U.S. Border: Tips for Travelling to the U.S. for Work

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Event Time and Date

  • March 19, 2019
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Venue: MLT Aikins Winnipeg


30th Floor, 360 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada



Need to get your personnel into the U.S. to work as executives, managers, specialized and essential employees, professionals and/or technicians? Entering the U.S. for work requires a company to navigate the complex world of U.S. non-immigrant statuses and visas.

Whether your employees need to enter the U.S. to work as a key employee in your U.S. organization or to attend work meetings, this session will help you understand the almost constant changes in U.S. immigration law from the perspective of a Canadian immigration lawyer.


  • When is a meeting a meeting? Tips and considerations for business travel to the U.S.
  • Working in the U.S.? U.S. non-immigrant statuses Canadians need to work temporarily in the U.S.
  • Telling the truth: How a “white lie” at the border can get you barred from the U.S. indefinitely
  • Criminal inadmissibility, cannabis and waivers – getting into the U.S. with a criminal record
  • Questions



  • Registration and breakfast: 8 a.m. | Seminar: 8:30 to 12:00 p.m.
  • Registration closes: March 15, 2019
  • Cost: $250 per person | CPHR MB Members $200
  • Pre-approved for 4 CPD hours with CPHR Manitoba
  • Space is limited. Only employers or their representatives are eligible to attend. We reserve the right to decline registrants.


Brittany Kehler
(204) 957-4740

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