Immigration of the Rich and Famous event Wednesday

Published: November 7th, 2011

Category: Events, News Briefs, Students

The Entertainment and Sports Law Society (EASLS) and the Immigration Law Association (ILA) will host “Immigration of the Rich and Famous: How movie stars, recording artists, and professional athletes receive priority status under the current immigration laws of the United States” Wednesday at noon in HOL 285B.

Speaking will be P. Christopher Jaensch (JD 95), who also received a UF bachelor’s degree in history in 1992. While at UF, he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Society and Florida Blue Key, the oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary in Florida.

Jaensch is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Sarasota Bar Association. He has served as president of the Sarasota-Manatee International Trade Club and serves as regional vice chair, Tampa Bay, in the Central Florida Chapter of AILA. He is active in several local organizations, including the influential Laurel Park Neighborhood Association in downtown Sarasota.

Jaensch has more than 13 years of experience in the field of immigration and nationality law and focuses his practice on four primary categories: 1) investors and entrepreneurs; 2) business executives, managers and professionals; 3) amateur and professional athletes and coaches; and 4) performing artists and immigrants with extraordinary ability.