HR's Guide to Immigration Law
1 hour 30 minutes
Understand the steps you need to take to ensure you are in compliance with I-9 and E-Verify requirements.
Employers and foreign nationals are faced with a confusing web of ever-changing requirements related to I-9 and E-Verify compliance and work visa options. Employers have to balance non-discrimination policies with enforcement policies to meet I-9 requirements. Employers also have to determine when and how they can sponsor a foreign national employee to work in the U.S. This topic will give you the steps you need to take to ensure you are in compliance with I-9 and E-Verify requirements. We will identify common and hidden traps in the employment eligibility verification process and how to avoid them. This material will also give you a deeper understanding of the various U.S. immigration work visa categories. We will discuss who qualifies in each category and how USCIS and other government agencies are currently applying their discretion to grant or deny applications. This information is critical for employers to ensure they can be confident in their I-9 compliance process and to ensure they have the tools in place to hire the best workforce to help their company succeed in the U.S.
• You will be able to define U.S. immigration/work visa categories.
• You will be able to describe how to sponsor a foreign worker in the U.S.
• You will be able to explain which visa categories apply to different types of employees.
• You will be able to identify traps in the I-9/E-Verify compliance process and how to avoid them.