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Sarah M. M. Duckham, Senior Attorney, Trow & Rahal, P.C. to Speak at Knowledge Congress Event

New York, NY, March 17, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sarah M. M. Duckham, Senior Attorney, Trow & Rahal, P.C., will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Immigration and Compliance in 2013: What You Need To Know Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for July 17, 2013 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

About Sarah Duckham

Sarah Duckham is a Senior Attorney with Trow & Rahal. She has been practicing immigration law for over twelve years, with an emphasis on business immigration law. Sarah’s expertise focuses primarily on working with employers to obtain temporary work visas and green cards for employees and is a leader within the firm on matters concerning labor certification/PERM. She is also well versed in family immigration law matters, visas for entrepreneurs and investors, and citizenship and naturalization. Additionally, Sarah manages Trow & Rahal’s Compliance Practice, including counseling employers on I-9 and other compliance issues and providing guidance on immigration policies. She is a regular speaking on I-9 compliance good practices. Sarah is recognized by The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2013. Sarah graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland in 1991, where she graduated with honors and was awarded the Order of the Coif.

About Trow & Rahal, P.C.

Located in the nation's capital, Trow & Rahal advises clients on employment-related immigration and compliance issues, visas for investors, athletes, and entertainers, global immigration matters, individual and family immigration, and complex citizenship and naturalization cases. The firm's clients include prominent U.S. and multi-national corporations, start-up and family businesses, educational and research institutions, trade and non-profit associations, and religious and charitable organizations located throughout the U.S. and around the world.

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Event Synopsis:

As the administration continues to step up enforcement activities on companies violating immigration law, the need for your company to review your compliance program intensifies. This would include: (1) ensuring that I-9s of every employee is properly and correctly filled-out, (2) reviewing and training employers/managers on compliance policies and issues, and (3) preparing for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audits. Aside from that, an effective compliance program must include keeping in the know with respect to recent developments that are equally significant to the current rules to avoid serious and costly errors.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key thought leaders to help understand the most critical issues in immigration law. They will address the following key issues:

- New Form I-9 - Important Changes and Considerations when filling-out
- Employment Compliance Inspection Center - It’s Role in Identifying Who to Audit
- Issues and Updates in E-Verify Law
- Penalties for Non - Compliance
- Mitigating Potential Pitfalls that could lead to Audits
- Best Practices in Immigration Law Compliance and in Handling Related Situations

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website:
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
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