Complying with the Immigration Laws as an Employer

September 23, 2017
9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM

Hosted by the Immigration Committee and the Labor & Employment Committee

NY CLE: 1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice, Non-Transitional

Program Chairs: Susan Akina (Co-Chair, AABANY Immigration Committee); Bryan An (Co-Chair, AABANY Labor & Employment Law Committee)


Susan Akina, Associate Attorney, Guerrero Law Firm
Poonam Gupta, Director of Immigration Services, White & Case LLP / Co-Chair, AABANY Immigration Committee
Will Ng, Associate, Littler Mendelson P.C.

ModeratorBrian Idehen, Esq., Associate, Mona Shah & Associates

Large or small, companies need consistent internal immigration policies. Unfortunately, immigration issues are often overlooked in the workplace, and employers must take the initiative to change that neglect in the current immigration climate. The experts on this intermediate-level panel will highlight key issues to focus upon when preparing and establishing policies with your corporate clients.

  • Housekeeping: Tracking Expiration and Priority Dates, Maintaining Public Access Files, Tracking Movement of Nonimmigrant Visa Workers
  • Drafting Corporate Immigration Policies on Initiating the Permanent Residence Process
  • Repayment Agreements and Payment of Costs
  • Ensuring Consistency and When to Make Exceptions: Job Descriptions, PERM Filings, and EB Categories

Written materials: A1-Complying_with_the_Immigration_Laws_as_an_Employer