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Business Immigration in 2021: Major Change or More of the Same?

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Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Immigration

Course Description

This course will review the whirlwind of changes for business immigration under the Trump era, and what is new or expected to change with the Biden Administration. The course will examine wage rules, visa backlogs, audits and travel bans, COVID closures of consulates, and how they will be impacted by a new administration and various ongoing court cases.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess the impact of immigration law fluctuations on wages
  2. Review the status of current and future visa backlogs, including proposed legislation
  3. Discuss travel bans and consulate closures
  4. Determine whether travel is allowed or advisable for visa applicants
  5. Predict changes in workplace audits 

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Faculty

Amy L. Peck

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Amy L. Peck is a Principal in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law and worksite compliance, and she is Co-Leader of the firm's Immigration practice group.

Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. She currently is serving on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council.

Ms. Peck is a member of the AILA National Verification Committee, which liaises with USCIS, ICE and OCAHO on I-9, E-verify and related worksite issues. Ms. Peck recently served on the AILA National USCIS Benefits Committee, the Interagency Committee, the Annual Conference Committee, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). She served as Chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Ms. Peck also served as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past Chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past Chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000).

Ms. Peck is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.