Miami, Florida–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–June 24, 2002–Top immigration official Jim Ziglar, Commissioner US Immigration & Naturalization Services will speak about the role immigration plays in the economic impact of South Florida. In particular, he will explain the new changes and regulations for visitors coming from Latin America & the Caribbean. On the other hand, Hector Barreto, Executive Director of the SBA at the Federal level, will discuss the new focus President G. W. Bush is giving small businesses, and the role the Small Business Administration Federal Agency (SBA-FA) is playing in the development of minority entrepreneurs in South Florida.
“We have asked new elect Colombian president Alvaro Uribe to be our guest of honor and ask US government publicly to concede the Colombian community in the nation the PTS (Permit Transitory Status). Colombians are experiencing very hard times and we want this nation to assimilate these hard-working immigrants and make it a part of our growing economy,” said Elizabeth Perez.
The Marketplace Trade Show & Conference will take place July 12, 2002 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency located in Downtown Miami. It will bring together immigration and business issues, at the same time it will be offering our local merchants and visitors an opportunity to buy and sell businesses face-to-face. Seminars will cover a myriad of topics ranging from “How to sell products and services to the US Government and Dade-County” to “How to obtain a visa to Canada with a job and resident status”. Conferences and seminars will be transmitted simulcast all over the world via Internet.
For more information please call 305-541-0246 or 786-486-5816.