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What's Up, Wisconsin?


WAIE Conversation Series: "What's Up, Wisconsin?"

2017-2018 Schedule

Wednesdays throughout the academic year from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

October 11, 2017  – ISSS: Pre-Arrival Orientation
October 25, 2017  – ESL: Finding Success in the Shrinking ESL Classroom
November 8, 2017   – Education Abroad: Pre-Departure Orientation
February 14, 2018   – ISSS: Immigration Hot Topics
March 7, 2018 -- EA Hot Topic: New DOS Travel Advisory System 
April 5-6, 2018   – WAIE Conference
June 13, 2018   –  Intercultural Skill-Building for Students, Faculty, and Staff

What's Up, Wisconsin? - Up Next

ISSS: Immigration Hot Topics

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Please submit your questions on the RSVP form!

 

Facilitators

Scott Cooper

Immigration Compliance Associates, LLC 

Attorney & Owner

Brooke Stocdyk

Michigan State University

Assistant Director

Office for International Students and Scholars

Topics/questions that will be discussed include:  

- Travel Ban update
- Institutional policies regarding undocumented students - What obligations, if any, do schools have, e.g., as DACA recipients lose their status?
- How to help students whose applications for employment authorization are languishing at USCIS 
- USCIS' change of interpretation with respect to application for change of status - Maintaining status until the new status can be acquired

If we get through the above, we can take on other issues. Submit your questions and topics on our RSVP form!

Want another reason to RSVP to join in on the conversation?

Participants in the conversation will also be invited to share resources through a shared Google Drive folder.

What is “What’s Up, Wisconsin?”

What’s Up, Wisconsin? is a conversation series sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of International Educators (WAIE) featuring a wide variety of international education topics, including but not limited to Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, Intensive English Programs, and International Enrollment Management/Recruitment.

These phone conversations are offered free of charge to WAIE members and generally last one hour. Specific topics will be identified for each monthly conversation to be held on Wednesday's throughout the academic year from 3:00-4:00 p.m. CDT.

RSVP Online

Please RSVP and/or submit questions/discussion items for this “What’s Up, Wisconsin?” conversation here.  Please note that questions written in on the RSVP form will be given priority during the phone call.

To Call In:

Dial-in Number: (641) 715-3580

Access Code: 801-425

We hope you can join us!