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Business Immigration Update – Ushering in Reforms

Third Thursday Breakfast Briefing
October 17, 2013
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM


Baker Donelson
3414 Peachtree Road, N.E.
1500 Monarch Plaza
Atlanta, Georgia


October 17, 2013
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Program

Join us to hear about major immigration law developments affecting businesses today, including the following:

  1. Immigration Reform: This status update on the Senate’s version of comprehensive immigration reform will include a review of key provisions of Senate Bill S 744, including proposed reforms to immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs affecting U.S. employers, and discuss how the proposed reforms will address existing H-1B and other work visa challenges.
  2. Defense of Marriage Act: When the Supreme Court struck down DOMA, it set a chain of events in motion. Learn what U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has been ordered to do as part of this overhaul.
  3. I-9 Audits and Employer Worksite Enforcement: Both Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations have increased I-9 audits and other worksite enforcement activity, with HSI serving more than 3000 inspection notices and nearly 500 final orders totaling over $12.4 million in administrative fines. Learn what steps your company can take to ensure a clean audit if these agencies come calling.

Program, breakfast and parking are complimentary. Space is limited for this event.

Continuing Education Credit:
This program has been submitted to the HRCI for recertification credit. This program is pending CLE credit in the state of Georgia.

Events Contact

Heather Stripling
T: 205.250.8332
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