Practical Tips for Worksite Compliance: I-9s and Related Issues
February 4, 2020
2:00 PM (ET)
There has been a resurgence of the Social Security “No Match” letters, as well as an increase in the number and frequency of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) civil and criminal I-9 investigations/inspections. Panelists will discuss recent enforcement trends and liability risks for employers, and will provide guidance on advising employers regarding the need for implementing procedures to address and resolve social security mismatches.
- What You Should Know: Increased I-9 Investigations/Inspections
- Internal I-9 Audits: When to Audit, Who Should Do It, and What Should Be Audited
- The Return of Social Security “No Match” Letters: How Should an Employer Respond?
- The Interplay Between Social Security “No Match” Letters and Other Types of Notices
- The Interplay Between Social Security “No Match” Letters, an Internal I-9 Audit, and an ICE I-9 Audit
- Advising Clients on How to Reduce Employer Risk
FacultyKatie Minervino (DL), AILA Verification & Documentation Liaison Committee Chair, Portland, ME
Katie Minervino is a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP where she has been practicing exclusively employment-based immigration law for over 10 ten years, helping employers and employees create and execute immigration strategies to meet their short- and long-term immigration needs and advising on employment verification compliance issues. Katie is the current Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Verification & Documentation Liaison Committee. She has been a member of this committee since 2014. Katie obtained her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Eileen M.G. Scofield, AILA Verification & Documentation Liaison Committee, Atlanta, GA
Eileen M. G. Scofield possesses decades of experience on immigration law and related legal matters for global, U.S. and foreign-based clients; provides strategic visa related guidance; works with and litigates against DHS, USCIS, ICE, HSI, DOL, E-Verify, U.S. DOJ Civil Rights Division OSC/IER, U.S. Department of State, SSA on verification/worksite enforcement, fraud, visa, discrimination matters; managed over 50 workforce-related government subpoenas/audits/investigations/raids; drafts and advises on federal/state legislation; advices on compliance, electronic systems (ATS/HR, Form I-9, etc.) privacy/security, internal audits, external audit response, P.R., third-party/outsourcing, contracts, M&A/restructure and other corporate issues; advises global investors/individuals on immigration, data sharing, tax and estate planning and personal global issues. Quoted/author WSJ, U.S. World Report, Law360, AFB, AJC, etc.; Invited global speaker; Best Lawyers – “Lawyer of the Year in Immigration;” Best Lawyers in Georgia; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers; International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers; Past National Chairperson of the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section; numerous national/local positions with the AILA; pro bono includes Board of Gigi’s Playhouse for T21 children and young adults; Board of The Skate Foundation, etc.
Roger Tsai, Denver, CO
Roger Tsai is a business immigration attorney with the Denver-based law firm of Holland & Hart. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Governors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and currently serves on the Distance Learning Committee. He has also spoken at national conferences for the Federal Bar Association and the AILA on immigration worksite enforcement. Roger's articles on immigration have been published by the American Bar Association and the AILA. He was the first non-Hispanic member of Governor Herbert's Hispanic Advisory Council, and was instrumental in finding common ground on the divisive issue of immigration through dialogue between state lawmakers and the Hispanic community. A dedicated community servant, Roger has successfully represented several asylum seekers pro bono from China, Kosovo, Guatemala, and Ethiopia. Outside the practice of law, he has led numerous projects as president of the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce and as a board member of the Society of Human Resource Management to engage and strengthen Utah's minority community.
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