Ep. 37: Working & Performing in the USA w/ Liana White

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In this week's episode, we chat with Liana White, the Executive Director of the Canadian National Office of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, otherwise known as the CFM.

Liana provides an in-depth overview of US immigration and visas, focusing specifically on the requirements for Canadian musicians looking to work and perform in the US. She explores various scenarios to clarify when a visa is necessary and offers detailed guidance to address common questions.

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About Liana White

Liana is the Executive Director of the Canadian National Office of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, otherwise known as the CFM.

In addition to her position with the CFM, Liana chairs the Board of Women in Music Canada and is a member of the Canadian Labour Congress Women's Caucus.

In these roles, Liana has been serving the interests of professional musicians and labour for well over 25 years. In her capacity as CFM Executive Director, Liana is involved in every aspect of the union's operations, some of which includes lobbying for copyright reform, negotiating agreements benefiting musicians, and mentoring musicians in all aspects of their career.

Through her work with the CLC, Liana has served as an advocate of general labor interests for all Canadians for over 10 years, lobbying in support of national pharma care and affordable childcare, with a concentrated focus on women's rights on the global scale

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Presented by Folk Music Ontario
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Produced by Kayla Nezon and Rosalyn Dennett
Mixed by Jordan Moore of The Pod Cabin
Theme music “Amsterdam” by King Cardiac
Artwork by Jaymie Karn

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