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Compliance Series Webcast: Immigration and Citizenship Laws

This program is no longer available for purchase.

Presenters: John Wilson and Grace Miller, GoffWilson P.A.

Original Program Date: November 10, 2011 (Available until Dec. 2012)

Program Overview
Complying with national and state immigration laws presents an ongoing challenge for U.S. employers. Employers and workers have been struggling to keep abreast of the new forms, guidelines and policies governing employment verification and the hiring of nonimmigrants. Murky rules about E-Verify also continue to confuse many employers, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is ramping up I-9 audits. This program will review your obligations to establish and document the immigration status of your workers. The program will also discuss what you need to keep in mind when sponsoring H-1B visa workers. Learn how you can establish compliance procedures to get the workers you need while protecting yourself and your organization from costly penalties.

About the Presenters
John Wilson, an attorney for more than 25 years, is co-founder of GoffWilson, P.A., a prominent immigration law firm in New England. Wilson has been selected as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” multiple times in the "immigration law category." Formerly a member of the National SHRM Global Panel, he also serves on New Hampshire State HR Council, Diversity Section and he provides I-9 compliance consulting services to employers across the United States. In addition, he currently serves as Commercial Consul to France for the State of New Hampshire.

Grace Miller is an attorney at GoffWilson. She handles business-based visas, including investor visas, TN professionals, and visas for intracompany transferees. Ms. Miller advises U.S. businesses on issues surrounding I-9 compliance, E-Verify, Social Security mismatch letters; additionally she handles family based immigrant visas and consulate processing matters.

Recertification Credit
Viewing this entire presentation, either as a live event or archived, counts for 1.5 credit hours toward PHR/SPHR recertification from the Human Resource Certification Institute.