COVID-19 has had an extensive impact on immigration and compliance issues. In this comprehensive course, Jennifer Hermansky and Nataliya Rymer of Greenberg Traurig will discuss new changes to Form I-9 completion requirements caused by remote work, as well as specific new requirements for Labor Condition Application postings. The program will address the special circumstances to consider for foreign nationals when considering furloughs or layoffs, as well as changes to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) policies with respect to worksite compliance. Finally, the course will discuss the changes to USCIS operations during the pandemic and what to expect moving forward.
Review recent changes to Form I-9 completion requirements caused by remote work
Identify special circumstances to be mindful of when considering furloughs or layoffs for foreign nationals
Examine revised ICE worksite compliance policies
Discuss changes to USCIS operations during the pandemic and explore what’s to come
Jennifer Hermansky focuses her immigration practice on employment-based immigration. Jennifer has experience serving health care, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers in scientific communities for a wide range of temporary visa options and permanent residence solutions.
Nataliya Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.
Nataliya also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence issues, including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations. In addition, Nataliya is experienced with family-based immigration and immigration-related federal court litigation issues, as well as waivers of inadmissibility.