1:00PM–2:30 Eastern | 12:00–1:30PM Central | 10:00–11:30AM Pacific
In a significant shift in enforcement priorities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a renewed Department-wide focus targeting employers who knowingly hire illegal workers. In contrast to the previous administration’s strategy of large-scale operations, which would net substantial numbers of unauthorized workers, the current DHS leadership has pledged to increase criminal and civil enforcement directed toward employers.
Our panel discussion will address recent developments and highlight strategic compliance issues in this rapidly changing area:
The Forum will explore the following issues:
- Current immigration politics in Washington, D.C.
- Increased focus on white collar immigration cases targeting employers
- The return of administrative employer sanctions: ICE and DOL enforcement
- New developments in state-level immigration initiatives
- Special considerations for unionized workplaces
- Developing an effective corporate I-9 and DOL compliance programs
Marketa Lindt, counsel in Sidley’s Immigration Practice, advises corporate clients on business immigration, workforce planning and immigration-related compliance strategy.
Angelo Amador serves as Director of Immigration Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Jay Jorgensen, partner in Sidley’s White Collar Crime and Complex Civil Litigation practices, represents businesses and individuals in immigration enforcement actions.
Eric Shumsky, partner in Sidley’s Appellate Practice, represents business groups in preemption challenges to state-level immigration laws.
James Weiss, counsel in Sidley’s Employment and Labor Practice, regularly advises employers regarding wage and hour and union-management relations issues.
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