Immigration and Visa Issues for German-American Cross Border Business

Monday, Apr 11, 2016

On April 11, 2016, GABC members and guests attended a panel discussion and  information session, followed by Q&A and a networking reception on

Immigration and Visa Issues for German-American Cross Border Business  

  • Dual citizenship and the Beibehaltung or retention of German citizenship process
  • Work visas for employment in Germany
  • Green cards sponsored by US employers
  • H-1B cap update, visa options, war stories regarding E-2 and L-1 visas
  • Latest issues regarding Green Card and Naturalization processing in the United States
  • Visa waiver program, recent changes, related questions (e.g., what visas do nannies need?)
Our Speakers and Moderator
Douglas Hauer (Moderator) Member, Corporate and Securities/Immigration,  Mintz Levin
William L. Coffman, Of Counsel, Mintz Levin
Elizabeth Goss, Esq., Founder, Goss Associates
Helmut Landes, Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General Boston
Philip C. Curtis, Managing Partner, Chin & Curtis LLP, Boston’s Business Immigration Law Firm
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Attendees to this event all entered to win a roundtrip ticket for travel from Boston to  Germany on airberlin in celebration of airberlin’s new non-stop flights Boston-Düsseldorf, starting May 7! The lucky winner was announced at the conclusion of the program.

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This event co-organized and generously sponsored by:


This event generously supported and co-organized by:

Consulate General of the Fed Rep of Germany 2016      Goss Associates