Employer Immigration Compliance in an Era of Heightened Enforcement and Increased Criminal Investigations
Strategies for Managing Risk, Ensuring I-9 Compliance, Responding to ICE Notices of Inspection and Surviving Audits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare counsel to employers to meet Form I-9 requirements in the face of a sharp increase in both U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audits and criminal investigations targeting worksite immigration compliance. The panel will outline their perspectives on how counsel can support and guide business clients to comply with immigration laws and I-9 Form requirements to avoid substantial penalties, criminal prosecution and lawsuits.
- ICE enforcement initiatives and trends
- Form I-9 mechanics
- Risk mitigation and due diligence
- Responding to NOIs, audits
- Penalties and sanctions
The panel will discuss these and other important issues:
- What current enforcement efforts are underway to curb the employment of undocumented workers?
- What penalties do employers face if found to have violated the rules and regulations governing the employment of foreign workers?
- What are some best practices to ensure compliance with federal and state immigration laws?
Mary E. Pivec
Ford & Harrison
Ms. Pivec has more than 30 years experience advising employers on immigration and employment issues. Her immigration... | Read More
Ms. Pivec has more than 30 years experience advising employers on immigration and employment issues. Her immigration practice focuses on the growing intersection between immigration enforcement and immigration-related labor protections. She represents employers in civil and criminal worksite enforcement cases, I-9 compliance counseling and immigration-related discrimination investigations, administrative hearings claims and H1-B/LCA investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Labor wage and hour division.Close
Jennifer G. Roeper
Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
Ms. Roeper practices in the firm's Immigration Practice Group. She handles all aspects of immigration law... | Read More
Ms. Roeper practices in the firm's Immigration Practice Group. She handles all aspects of immigration law including employment and family based temporary visa processing, applications for permanent residence and naturalization. Ms. Roeper assists corporate clients in maintaining compliance with U.S. immigration laws, and serves as counsel for clients requiring waivers of inadmissibility. She is a frequent author and lecturer on immigration policy issues.Close