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

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Event Time and Date

  • February 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Venue: MLT Aikins Winnipeg


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


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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 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Registration closes: February 18, 2019
  • Cost: $250 per person | CPHR MB Members $200
  • Pre-approved for 4 CPD hours with CPHR Manitoba
  • Space is very limited. Only employers or their representatives are eligible to attend. We reserve the right to decline registrants.

This event is also being held in Winnipeg on March 19.


Brittany Kehler
(204) 957-4740

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