What issues do HR, immigration teams, and employment counsel need to be aware of to comply with I-9 and E-Verify obligations in a changing work environment?
As workers move from remote to in-office and as COVID-related government exemptions allowing temporary “virtual” document verification come to an end, employers should prepare for upcoming changes in I-9 and E-Verify procedures.
Join this discussion to understand important changes in I-9 and E-Verify employer obligations in the coming months.
Attendees will learn about:
- I-9 verification requirements and pandemic-related exemptions.
- Recent developments and upcoming policy and regulatory changes that will impact your Form I-9 and E-Verify programs.
- The benefits, risks and practical considerations of virtual employment eligibility verification.
- What to expect in the new version of Form I-9.
Ruth Clark | BAL Partner, Houston
Maggie Murphy | BAL Partner, Austin
Ruth Clark's Bio:
Ruth is a Partner in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Ruth focuses her practice on corporate and business immigration matters related to temporary work visas, employment-based immigration, naturalization and consular processing. She represents multinational corporations in a variety of industries, including energy, technology, and engineering, advising on development of corporate immigration policies, and immigration effects of corporate restructuring, mergers, and acquisitions.
She has extensive experience in developing strategies related to PERM labor certification, as well as in managing PERM labor certification programs. She also advises clients on I-9 program compliance and improvements.
Maggie Murphy's Bio:
Maggie Murphy is a Partner in the Austin office of BAL. She specializes in complex, creative business immigration solutions. She has over 20 years of technical experience in immigration law and is an industry leader in PERM, I-9 and E-Verify compliance and Business Visa case types.
Maggie is currently serving as Elected Director on the Board of Governors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association and serves on several national committees for AILA. She is also a founding officer of the State Bar of Texas Immigration & Nationality Law Section and is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Maggie is a frequent speaker and author on various immigration topics.