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Immigration Compliance for the HR Professional: Employment Authorization Issues and Beyond

Thursday, September 14, 2017

1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes                     Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $209.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $278.00


Make sure your company is in full compliance with employment authorization rules and regulations.

I-9 audits and government raids are on the rise for employers across the country. Companies need to implement protocols and have a crisis communication plan available.

The impact of an I-9 audit on your business can be catastrophic in terms of disruption to business operations, financial penalties, and potential criminal charges.

Now more than ever it is important for employers to have a plan of action in place prior to the government knocking on the company's door. Join immigration and employment attorneys, Julie Pace and David Selden of Cavanagh Law, as they share strategies and tools for companies to comply with all the new regulations surrounding I-9 Forms and E-Verify.

They have handled more than 1,000 I-9 audits and can share real life stories. You will come away with the tools and insights you need to build and strengthen your risk management strategies.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to review new developments and audits regarding I-9 and E-Verify documentation.
  • You will be able to describe how to conduct your own internal I-9 and E-Verify Audit.
  • You will be able to identify the most common mistakes made on the I-9 form.
  • You will be able to discuss what retention rules to follow regarding I-9 documents.

This live webinar covers these hot issues

Importance of Fully Completing the Form I-9

  • Changes in Form I-9 Verification Procedure
  • Enforcement and Contesting Fines
  • Penalties
  • ICE Investigations

ICE Image Program

  • Benefits of Program
  • Lower Penalties

What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking

  • Notice of Inspection
  • Notice of Technical or Procedural Failures
  • Notice of Suspect Documents
  • Notice of Intent to Fine and Next Steps

Trends in Immigration Sanctions and I-9 Audits

  • Increased Enforcement Against Employers
  • Felony Harboring
  • Money Laundering
  • Misdemeanor and Felonies Regarding Hiring


  • Nuts and Bolts of Using E-Verify
  • E-Verify "Self-Check" Program
  • Cautions and Issues With E-Verify
  • Penalties for Violations of E-Verify Requirements

Responding to Government Agencies

  • Handling Employee Identity Inquiries
  • Addressing SSA No Match Letters
  • Criminal Investigations

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services)

  • CLE
  • CPE
  • SHRM
  • HR Certification Institute

For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Julie A. Pace, The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Senior member in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practice is concentrated in the fields of employment, health care, construction, I-9s, E-Verify, Human Resources, EEOC, DOL, Davis-Bacon, NLRB, ERISA, OSHA training, investigations and drugs and alcohol
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Frequent speaker and author on a variety of employment, OSHA, drug and alcohol, disciplining and terminating employees, I-9, respect at work and anti-harassment topics
  • Co-editor of three books on human resources, employment law, and I-9 and E-Verify, published by the American Chamber of Commerce Resources, LLC
  • Recipient of Arizona Business magazine’s 2008 Centers of Influence Award, which recognizes the 10 leading attorneys in Arizona
  • Named one of Arizona's finest lawyers, 2014 to date
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Arizona State University; B.S. degree in business administration, magna cum laude, Arizona State University
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4046 or

David A. Selden, The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Focuses on representing management in a wide variety of employment law matters, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, workplace torts, EEOC, ACRD, OSHA, DOL, ICE, and other employment and commercial litigation
  • Recognition in Chambers USA and Super Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Contributing writer to Legal Briefs on Immigration Reform from 25 of the Top Legal Minds in the Country
  • Listed in each edition of The Best Lawyers in America for more than 12 years
  • Adjunct professor of law, taught courses in employment law and employment discrimination law
  • Frequent speaker before professional groups, presenting more than 30 professional seminars each year
  • Chairman of the Employee Relations Committee of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce for 18 years
  • Editor-in-chief of the Arizona Human Resources Manual, now in its 11th edition, published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Georgetown University; B.A. and M.A. degrees, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4009 or