FEM New Jersey Chapter Meeting 03/23/17

Please join us for the FEM New Jersey Chapter Meeting on March 23.

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Doing Business in Cuba and the New Administrations Impact on Immigration

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Doing Business in Cuba presented by Jorge Escalon, President of Enlasis LLC
This presentation provides a general understanding and up to date view of Cuba’s business opportunities and challenges. Describes the state of global mobility and share insights on how to successfully navigate around Cuba’s unique business and political environment.

New Administration: New Impact on Immigration presented by Rahul Shah, Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, BErnsen & Loewy, LLP
How is US inbound immigration going to be impacted with the new administration? What do businesses and global mobility need to be aware of as they relocate people into the USA? These and other interesting questions will be addressed by our immigration expert Rahul Shah. These are interesting times for those involved in mobility and immigration!

Jorge Escalon, President of Enlasis LLC
As CEO of various US and Latin American companies and executive consultant to the US telecom sector, Jorge has negotiated with the Cuban government on several business opportunities since 1991. As a result, he has experienced firsthand the evolution of Cuba’s approach to foreign investment. His background includes senior level domestic and global assignments ranging from Europe to Latin America including Human Resources across European operations. He has led as CEO, culturally diverse senior leaders and teams in domestic and global start-ups, joint ventures to privately held foreign firms. Currently provides consulting advice on doing business in Cuba as well as executive coaching.

Rahul Shah, Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, BErnsen & Loewy, LLP
Rahul's corporate immigration experience includes a wide-range of nonimmigrant visa matters -- including the H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1 and B-1 visa classifications -- as well as permanent residency matters involving PERM labor certification applications, complex immigrant worker petitions, and multinational executive and manager petitions. He also regularly advises clients on U.S. immigration compliance and provides counsel on the immigration implications of corporate mergers and acquisitions, Labor Condition Application (LCA) regulations and USCIS anti-fraud efforts. Rahul represents a variety of multinational clients throughout a broad range of industries, including software development and software consulting, as well as audit, tax and advisory services. He serves as a member of the firm’s IT Consulting Group.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
11:30AM - 2:00PM

HSBC Commercial Banking,
545 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310


  • Complimentary to Corporate HR or Corporate Mobility resources that are involved in the administration of their company’s mobility program.
  • $150 USD for global mobility suppliers, per person, assuming the supplier has a valid Supplier Membership of $550.

Mercedes Naficy D'Angelo

Director, Global Business Solutions, Cultural Awareness International