swissnex Startup Webinar: Navigating US Immigration

Swiss entrepreneur? Don’t miss this webinar on immigration and visa issues in the U.S.

Event Details


ONLINE webinar


January 31, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Europe/Vienna (UTC+02:00)

Are you a Swiss entrepreneur or startup interested in exploring opportunities in the US? swissnex San Francisco is launching a new series of educational webinars just for you—starting with what it takes to conduct business legally in a new country.

For the past six years, swissnex San Francisco and swissnex Boston have assisted promising Swiss technology startups by providing workspace and tailored programs to help them get a foothold in the US market.

Now, we aim to provide even better preparation for the challenges and opportunities they face once they arrive through monthly online presentations from local experts.

Don’t miss the first session on immigration and visa issues on January 30, 2013, when Carmen Casado of Casado Law gives an overview of the complexities of US immigration law, from the various visa options to permanent residence status. A 15-minute Q&A period allows ample time to ask those burning questions.


Carmen Casado

Carmen Casado represents numerous early-stage technology companies in their immigration needs for founders and employees, as well as renowned athletes, artists, musicians, researchers, and scientists. She also handles family-based immigration and removal cases. Carmen has been representing individuals and organizations in all aspects of US immigration law since 2004. She was a founding partner of Jones Casado, LLP in New York, New York from 2007 – 2010 where she handled all types of immigration matters, from family- and employment-based cases to litigating removal (deportation) matters, before the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Prior to that she worked for the International Law Group in Solana Beach, California, representing world-acclaimed equestrian athletes and baseball players.

Casado graduated from California Western School of Law magna cum laude, where she served as an associate editor of the CWSL International Law Journal, and a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Carmen is admitted to practice law in California and New York. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, California Lawyers for the Arts, and a sponsoring member of California-Spain Chamber of Commerce. She is a regular speaker on immigration matters for the California-Spain Chamber of Commerce, swissnex San Francisco, and other organizations.

Casado is originally from Northern Arizona with roots in Spain and Italy. She has traveled all over the world and has lived in the Dominican Republic, Chile, and Spain. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and is studying Italian and French.



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