Rachel Casseus speaking and moderating panel at the Life Sciences Workforce 2019 Conference, held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Northeastern University.
Rachel Casseus, Esq. spoke on and moderated the panel “How Immigration Laws Impact the Life Sciences Workforce.”
About the panel: Talented individuals from across the globe are contributing their skills to the local life sciences ecosystem. What can your organization do to attract and retain these individuals? How can HR be proactive in ensuring your foreign-born contributors are secure in their status? Hear from a panel of expert immigration attorneys and specialists on the best practices for dealing with these issues.
About the conference: This annual conference brings hiring managers and human resource professionals from the industry together with faculty from colleges and universities who are directly involved with developing programs to educate our next generation of innovators. This year’s program will feature roundtable discussions on how immigration law affects the region’s life science community; specific technical competencies sought after in the fields of bioinformatics and biomanufacturing; the professional skills so essential to career success; and more. Updates on the overall hiring trends in the industry will be presented. We invite you to attend and contribute your thoughts to this important dialogue.
About Rachel Casseus, Esq.: Rachel founded Casseus Law in 2011 with the mission to provide high-quality business immigration legal representation. Rachel, alongside her sister Sabine Casseus, Esq., and her team, advise research institutes, for-profit companies, non-profits, start-ups and individuals on employment-based visas, permanent residence and citizenship. She speaks at universities and conferences on the topics of labor certification waived permanent residence “green cards” and visa categories, including the National Interest Waiver (NIW), Extraordinary Ability (EB-1A), Outstanding Researcher and Professor (EB-1B), Manager or Executive Transferee (EB-1C) and Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement (O-1A) visas. Casseus Law represents companies and extraordinary-ability individuals primarily in the fields of life-science, biotech, pharma, engineering, technology, sports, music and architecture. Rachel was named a HUBweek ChangeMaker in 2017. She is currently serving on the board of her alma mater, The Winsor School. Rachel graduated from Dartmouth College and received her JD from Suffolk University.
About MassBio: MassBio is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 that represents and provides services and support for the world’s leading life sciences supercluster. MassBio is committed to advancing Massachusetts’ leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system and improve patient lives. Representing 1,100+ biotechnology companies, academic institutions, disease foundations and other organizations involved in life sciences and healthcare, MassBio leverages its unparalleled network of innovative companies and industry thought leaders to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs, events, industry information, and services.