Immigration, Employment, and Entrepreneurship: A Legal Symposium for Wisconsin’s Workforce

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Join us for a professional development training for business service providers who work with new immigrants and newcomers in Wisconsin, covering topics related to employment and entrepreneurship. Continuing legal education credit available.

The Rural Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Initiative will host a legal symposium for Wisconsin’s workforce at the WI Latino Chamber of Commerce in Fitchburg. This is a professional development event, led by the Law and Entrepreneurship (L&E) Clinic. This symposium will provide insights into enhancing service providers’ understanding of laws, regulations, and practical solutions concerning employment and entrepreneurship for new immigrants, migrant workers, and undocumented workers. The training will cover topics relevant to employers, employees, job seekers, and entrepreneurs. The event costs $40 to register.

Friday, September 20, 2024

Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce

5262 Verona Road, Fitchburg



8:00-8:30am: Registration

8:30-9:00am: Introduction to the Issues

9:00-9:30am: Basic Definitions & Frameworks of Immigration

9:30-10:00am: Breakout Groups

10:15-11:15am: Immigration Law for Business People & Business Law for Immigration People

11:30am-12:30pm: Business Life Cycle Planning & Immigration Compliance

12:30-1:45pm: Lunch & Keynote

1:45-2:45pm: Qualifying for Work Visa Status

3:00-4:00pm: Employment & Entrepreneurship in the Agriculture Sector

4:15-5:00pm: Future of Immigration Update

This symposium is co-sponsored by:

This symposium was made possible, in part, by federal award number SLFRP0135 awarded to the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System on behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension via the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Department of Administration a grant from the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsors.

Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Statements

We value inclusion and access for all participants. We are happy to provide accommodations to help you fully participate in this event.

An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.Como empleador que brinda igualdad de oportunidades en el empleo y acción afirmativa (EEO/AA, por sus siglas en inglés), la University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, proporciona igualdad de oportunidades en el empleo y en sus programas, incluyendo los requisitos del Título VI, Título IX, la ley federal para personas con discapacidades en los Estados Unidos (ADA, por sus siglas en inglés) y los requisitos de la Section 504 del Rehabilitation Act.Tus Tswv Hauj Lwm Ntawm (EEO/AA), ntawm lub Tsev Kawm Ntawv Qib Siab (University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension) pab rau kev ncaj ncees txog kev hauj lwm thiab kev pab cuam, xws li nyob rau hauv Title VI, Title IX, thiab ntawm tsab cai Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) yuav tsum kom muaj thiab Feem 504 ntawm the Txoj Cai Kev Pab Rov Tsim Kho Uas Tau Teev Tseg.
Please make requests for reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to educational programs as early as possible preceding the scheduled program, service, or activity.Para asegurar un acceso igualitario a los programas educativos, haga el favor de solicitar adecuaciones razonables lo más pronto posible antes de la fecha del programa, servicio o actividad.Xav thov kom ua txoj kev thov laj thawj thiaj li tau cov kev pab cuam ntxov li ntxov tau ua ntej rau li lub caij nyoog ntawm cov kev pab cuam, kev pab los yog dej num no.
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