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Immigration Law in the Workplace: The Current Compliance Landscape (1.13.11)

Complying with immigration law has become increasingly complicated for companies and as the government ratchets up enforcement efforts employers need to be prepared. This program will discuss the current compliance landscape and government enforcement strategies. Topics to be addressed will include the essential requirements for effective immigration compliance; how to build a sufficient corporate compliance program; how to minimize the impact of an audit; how to prepare and defend the employer during an audit and how to negotiate an optimum result. Read more

Padilla v. Kentucky: Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions (10.4.10)

The program is expected to explore central aspects of the Padilla v. Kentucky decision including the scope of the duty to advise the defendant concerning the immigration consequences of taking a plea. The program will offer practical guidance to criminal defense counsel concerned with providing a proper advisal. The immigration consequences of certain criminal convictions will be analyzed, and the impact of Nijhawan v. Holder on the categorical analysis will be included in the discussion. Read more