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Rebecca B. Schechter, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Understanding the Latest Guidance in Conducting an Internal Form I-9 Audits

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Rebecca B. Schechter, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Understanding the Latest Guidance in Conducting an Internal Form I-9 Audits Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

New York, NY, September 13, 2016 --( About Rebecca B. Schechter

Rebecca Schechter focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance, representing multi-national corporations and companies, as well as individual clients. She has experience with all areas of employment-based immigration, particularly H-1B, L-1, O-1 and E-2 petitions, as well as outstanding researcher petitions and labor certification applications. Rebecca regularly assists GT clients with global immigration matters, including business and work visas to countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. She also works on state and federal I-9 and E-Verify audits. Rebecca has a thorough understanding of third party contractor issues and experience handling complex naturalization, deportation defense, family and employment-based adjustment applications.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group is a multidisciplinary business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration-related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to its clients.

Greenberg Traurig's Immigration Compliance blog addresses the latest developments affecting employers, including the E-Verify program, Form I-9 compliance, Department of Labor issues (H-1B, H-2B and LCA), identity fraud in the workplace, electronic forms I-9s, EB-5 investor regional center compliance, and ICE worksite enforcement audits.

Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights blog addresses the broad range of challenges and opportunities presented by the EB-5 program, including the immigration, tax, and securities compliance issues integral to creating and maintaining successful Regional Centers and projects.

Event Synopsis:

In December 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices released the much-anticipated guidance for employers conducting internal Form I-9 audits. The guidance was issued to help employers structure implement internal audits consistent with the relevant requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

In this live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent updates on the latest guidance in conducting internal I-9 audits. Going beyond the basic mechanics, the panel will present their thoughts and opinions on how to best comply with these guidelines.

Key topics include:
· Purpose and Scope of I-9 Audits
· I-9 Audit Process
· Charges of Discrimination in Internal Form I-9 Audits
· Corrections to Deficient I-9 Forms
· Internal Audit Considerations
· Identifying and Avoiding Discriminatory Internal Audits

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