In this session we will identify the main differences between the Form I-9 and E-Verify, and how these two systems work together. We will discuss what an employer is responsible for when it comes to completing and retaining the Form I-9. We will walk through each step that is necessary to create a case in E-Verify, paying particular attention to the different possible case results. During this session we will also examine immigration related discrimination and the behaviors that are prohibited when using E- Verify and the Form I-9. We will discuss the benefits of an internal audit and outline the steps an employer should follow when conducting one. Lastly, we will explore the process of a government audit and how employers and their legal counsel can best respond to this procedure.
Key topics to be discussed:
I-9 Compliance and the New I-9 Form; new rules for remote verification
E-Verify Compliance and rules for mandatory states vs. voluntary states
Immigration Related Discrimination
Audits and Penalties
Date / Time: October 19, 2023
12:00 pm – 3:20 pm Eastern
11:00 am – 2:20 pm Central
10:00 am – 1:20 pm Mountain
9:00 am – 12:20 pm Pacific
Deirdre D. Nero | NERO Immigration Law, P.L.
Deirdre D. Nero, Esq. started her own Immigration & Nationality Law Practice, NERO Immigration Law, in February 2009 after having practiced in two large law firms for several years. With 20+ years of experience under her belt, Deirdre has helped hundreds of clients from all over the globe navigate the complicated world of Immigration Law. Originally from NJ, Deirdre has lived in Florida for 20+ years. Deirdre earned a Bachelor’s Degree Magna Cum Laude from FSU; and graduated with honors from the University of Miami School of Law. Deirdre has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2003.
Deirdre’s practice focuses on all types of business immigration including employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. She frequently works with companies to ensure they are compliant with Immigration laws relating to Form I-9, E-Verify, and Immigration Related Discrimination.
Deirdre works closely with companies to coordinate and execute all aspects their Immigration strategy and represent them before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of State. She represents clients in all 50 States and from countries across the globe. She holds an AV® PreeminentTM Rating since 2014, showing she is well respected by her peers. She is honored to be named by Florida Trend Magazine as one of 2019 and 2021’s Legal Elite, representing the top 1% of Florida Attorneys.
I. I-9 Compliance and the New I-9 Form; new rules for remote verification | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm
II. E-Verify Compliance and rules for mandatory states vs. voluntary states | 1:10pm – 2:10pm
Break | 2:10pm – 2:20pm
III. Immigration Related Discrimination | 2:20pm – 2:50pm