Peggy McCormick Co-Chairs 10th Annual FBA Conference on Worksite Enforcement and Immigration

April 12, 2016
Beata Leja

Minsky McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. MMHPC Chicago Immigration LawyersOn April 20, 2016, Margaret “Peggy” McCormick, a founding partner of Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C., will co-chair the 10th annual Federal Bar Association (FBA) Chicago Chapter’s Worksite Enforcement and Immigration Conference. Peggy McCormick established the conference ten years ago to address the ever-evolving issues facing employers, human resource managers, as well as labor, employment and immigration attorneys, with regard to I-9 compliance. This year’s upcoming conference will feature a who’s who of leading private bar and government voices in the field, including:

  • Joseph Yeung, Office of Chief Counsel, ICE
  • Rachel Ross, Section Chief, ICE
  • Alberto Ruisanchez, Deputy Special Counsel for Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices, DOJ
  • Hon. Ellen Thomas, ALJ, Office of Chief Administrative Hearing Officer
  • Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, ICE Director
  • Paul Virtue, former General Counsel, legacy INS
  • Patrick Shen, former Special Counsel for Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices, DOJ
  • David Leopold, former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Corporate human resources representatives from a range of companies
  • Top national speakers from the private bar, including from the Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter, the FBA National Immigration Section and AILA

The full day program will address today’s most important issues in immigration worksite enforcement, including:

  • Civil and criminal enforcement update
  • OCAHO update
  • Trends and best practices in corporate compliance strategy and counseling
  • Avoiding discrimination in hiring, outsourcing, and auditing
  • Terminated IT worker RICO lawsuits
  • Defending clients in ICE audits
  • The evolving workplace: practical issues in implementing electronic I-9s
  • Looking forward: legislation, policy and politics of immigration and worksite enforcement, as well as the impact of the presidential campaign rhetoric on worksite enforcement policy
  • Discussion of the Texas DACA/DAPA case argued before the Supreme Court on April 18, 2016

To register for the program, please visit the website of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

If your company is facing an I-9 audit or needs assistance in establishing an I-9 compliance program, please contact attorneys at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C.

The material contained in this alert does not constitute direct legal advice and is for informational purposes only. An attorney-client relationship is not presumed or intended by receipt or review of this presentation. The information provided should never replace informed counsel when specific immigration-related guidance is needed.

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