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Intensified Enforcement and Investigations in Employer Immigration Compliance: What Lies Ahead

Live Webcast Date: Friday, February 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE Employer Immigration

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Employer Immigration Webinar. As I-9 violations continue to escalate, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is targeting employer immigration compliance by conducting intensified enforcement and heightened re-auditing and criminal investigations. It is crucial for employers to understand the basic mechanics of I-9 form and observe due diligence in responding to ICE's notices of inspection and audits. It is also imperative for employers to demonstrate practical strategies in ensuring compliance with employment-related immigration laws to avoid legal risks and penalties.

In this Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion of the Intensified Enforcement and Investigations in Employer Immigration Compliance to help the audience understand the important aspects of this significant topic. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective policies and procedures in ensuring compliance with I-9 eligibility requirements.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Fundamentals of I-9 Form
  • ICE Audits and Investigations
  • I-9 Eligibility Requirements and Compliance
  • I-9 Violations and Sanctions
  • Risk Management Strategies
  • Recent Updates
  • Best Compliance Practices

Who Should Attend

  • Employment Law & Immigration Attorneys
  • Employment and Labor Lawyers
  • Immigration Officers
  • HR Managers
  • Employers
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Faculty

Online CLE Employer Immigration
Ryan Michael Helgeson
Attorney
Vedder Price, P.C.
Online CLE Employer Immigration
Charles Kuck
Managing Partner
Kuck Immigration Partners LLC

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Online CLE Employer Immigration

Ryan Michael Helgeson, Attorney
Vedder Price, P.C.
  • Form I-9: The Basics
  • Common Form I-9 Mistakes
  • I.C.E. Form I-9 Investigations
  • Increased Form I-9 Fine Amounts
  • OCAHO Decisions

Charles Kuck, Managing Partner
Kuck Immigration Partners LLC
  • How the I-9 Process Can be Electronically Streamlined
  • Becoming Educated about ICE and HSI tactics on I-9 Audits
  • Working with and against HSI and its Auditors
  • Expectations of Litigating an I-9 Violation Case with ICE Counsel
  • What is left of OCAHO and Where is it Going

Online CLE Employer Immigration

Online CLE Employer Immigration

Ryan Michael HelgesonAttorneyVedder Price, P.C.

RYAN HELGESON works in the Chicago office of Vedder Price and focuses his practice on obtaining visas for clients and assisting with short- and long-term immigration compliance strategies. He has successfully assisted clients in attaining H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, O, P, R, and TN nonimmigrant visas as well as first, second, and third preference employment-based visas.  Additionally, Ryan handles portability issues associated with employment visas and is experienced in the Green-card process.  He guides the client through these complicated immigration processes, helping the client understand the requirements and responsibilities associated with the particular visa.

Ryan has practiced in federal Immigration and District courts, representing clients in a variety of immigration and business-related issues. Ryan is also very familiar with Form I-9, E-Verify, and other work authorization verification requirements.  He is available for internal I-9 audits and has experience representing employers in their dealings with I.C.E. audits.  Additionally, Ryan is a recognized Independent Auditor for Verizon Immigration Compliance Agreements.

Online CLE Employer Immigration

Charles KuckManaging PartnerKuck Immigration Partners LLC

Mr. Charles Kuck is the Managing Partner of Kuck Immigration Partners LLC and oversees its nationwide immigration practice.

Mr. Kuck’s practice focuses on U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law and international migration matters. Mr. Kuck assists EB-5 investors, nonimmigrant E-2 investors, employers and employees with business and professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and citizenship matters.

Mr. Kuck has been recognized as one of the 5 most highly regarded corporate immigration lawyers in the United States, and has previously served as National President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and as President of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers.

Mr. Kuck also advises employers on compliance procedures in verifying the work eligibility of all new employees as required under the I-9 employer sanctions provisions of the Federal Law and is a leader in training and compliance programs on the E-Verify and IMAGE. His clients include technology firms, manufacturers, multinational corporations, individual investors and entrepreneurs, as well as families, individual immigrants and asylum seekers.

Mr. Kuck also maintains an active Federal Court practice focusing on immigration issues. He has represented asylum seekers in more than 600 trials before the Immigration Courts.

Online CLE Employer Immigration

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in employment or immigration law

Course Code:
   145465

NASBA Field of Study:
   Business Law

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Vedder Price is a thriving general-practice law firm with a proud tradition of maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since our founding in 1952. With approximately 300 attorneys and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from our offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Singapore.

You can expect practical, responsive, results-oriented, cost-effective service, delivered by a firm with a world-class reputation in key practice areas.

Personalized service. We treat every client and every matter with uncompromising dedication and personal attention. When you work with Vedder Price, you get the resources and diverse experience of a large firm coupled with the loyalty, commitment and personal attention of a trusted friend and partner.

Distinctive credentials, enduring relationships. We measure our success by the success of our clients, which comprise a “who’s who” of world-class organizations. We are selective in the clients we represent and the matters we undertake. Many of our clients have been our clients for decades—not only because they receive high-quality and devoted service, but because they trust us with their most important legal matters.

Competitive rates, with a particular focus on efficiency. We offer competitive rates for superior legal work, deep experience, and personalized client service and attention. We believe the key variables in the billing calculus are results and efficiency.  We work with our clients on market fee structures that provide a “win-win” in terms of value and effectiveness.

Strong professional relations. We believe that establishing cordial and professional relations with opposing counsel is not only a professional requirement but also a strategic advantage. They know we are formidable opponents who zealously and effectively represent our clients without engaging in expensive and acrimonious tactics. Time and time again we have seen our relationships with opposing counsel translate into benefits for our clients.

Sound leadership and long-term stability. We maintain a transparent, democratic leadership and governance structure that supports our focus on delivering responsive, results-oriented and cost-effective client services. Our open approach to management and compensation, combined with prudent financial management, has produced long-term stability. Many of our shareholders have spent their entire careers at the firm.

Website: https://www.vedderprice.com/

Our clients are the foundation of our Firm. We use our decades of direct experience in Immigration Law to work on each case in a collaborative, team approach. We ensure that our case preparation, process and even our communications with our clients are focused on ensuring that you know and understand what we are doing for you, why we are doing it, and when it will be done.

Charles Kuck is the Managing Partner of Kuck Immigration Partners, and oversees its nationwide immigration practice. He is the past National President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the past President of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL). With this wealth of experience, Mr. Kuck and his partners have created a unique immigration law firm. One dedicated to fighting for all immigrants. One dedicated to continuing and growing the American Dream for the next generation of immigrants.

Kuck Immigration Partners' experienced attorneys and paralegals assist employers and employees with business and professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and citizenship matters before the USCIS. The firm's attorneys are also well known and respected advocates for our clients. We represent people in the defense of ICE I-9 audits and Department of Labor (DOL) Audits. We fiercely defend our clients in Immigration Court. We have filed and won hundreds of asylum cases over the last 25 years. And, we zealously advocate for immigration reform and the rights of immigrants at every opportunity.

Website: https://www.immigration.net/

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