How to Prepare Your Clients for Potential Raids
July 18, 2017
02:00 PM (ET)
|Format||Live Web Seminar|
Our panel of experts will address how to respond to ICE agents who raid an employer’s premises. Specifically, they will discuss the rights of employers and employees in these situations. Our experts also will cover the raid process from first contact, and address how to handle charges and prosecution.
- Case Studies: IFCO Pallet Company, Swift & Co., and 7-Eleven
- Communicating with ICE Agents: When to Contact Counsel
- Employer Rights: The Scope of a Warrant
- Employee Rights
FacultyRobert F. Loughran (DL), Austin, TX
Robert F. Loughran is a Managing Partner of Foster LLP where he has managed countless high-volume I-9 audits involving millions of Forms I-9, both proactively and in response to inspections by Homeland Security Investigations. Mr. Loughran has litigated disputes before the Office of Chief Administrative Hearings Officer, and defended employers against allegations of discriminatory hiring practices filed with the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigrant and Employee Rights. Robert has been consistently designated as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly and has also been recognized as a Best Immigration Lawyers in America by Chambers USA and was recognized by Who’s Who Legal in Corporate Immigration, among others. Mr. Loughran currently serves on the State Bar of Texas Committee on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality and is an active member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers. He presents frequently around the country and internationally before legal, professional, and academic organizations, and publishes numerous articles on U.S. and foreign work authorization, employer sanctions, maintenance of status, and changes in government proceedings.
Mahsa Aliaskari, Los Angeles, CA
Mahsa Aliaskari is senior counsel in the Immigration Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles office. Since 2000, Ms. Aliaskari has partnered and guided companies and individuals across the U.S. and abroad. She represents companies facing U.S. government investigations or audits for immigration violations. Her practice includes performing I-9 and H-1B compliance counseling during routine internal reviews, or while performing due diligence (in the context of a merger, acquisition or sale). Working with small and large organizations in developing comprehensive immigration and compliance policies, Ms. Aliaskari guides clients in designing policies that minimize exposure and liability.
Patricia Gannon, New York, NY
Patricia Gannon is a partner and member of executive committee at Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP, practicing in many areas of immigration law, with a focus on business immigration. Many of her clients are in the telecommunications, pharmaceutical and banking industries. She advises multi-nationals on employment verification matters and develops various compliance strategies and programs. As a member of the Foreign American Counsel, Patricia concentrates her international practice on global immigration and provides outbound assistance to foreign companies. Patricia facilitates and organizes global human resources through the implementation of visas and management of global mobility staff. Prior to joining Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs, LLP, Patricia was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig. Prior to Greenberg Traurig, Patricia was the deputy district counsel for the former Immigration and Naturalization Service, where she spearheaded nationwide enforcement initiatives and worked with the Eastern Region Service Centers’ policy and enforcement of employment eligibility verification forms. She also served as a special assistant to U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York where she investigated and prosecuted many complex immigration civil cases. Patricia has lectured nationally and internationally on immigration issues to bar associations and industry groups. She has published numerous legal articles.
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The How to Prepare Your Clients for Potential Raids web seminar takes place Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the times noted below:
- 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
- 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
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- 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time
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