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This Side of the Wall: The Ever-Changing U.S. Immigration Landscape

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Produced on February 11, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

There are many different kinds of immigration issues, including work, student, and tourist visas, asylum claims, legal permanent residents, and out-of-status visitors. None of these buckets have been untouched by rapid changes to immigration policy under the current administration. From changes to the USCIS Mission Statement to a proliferation of workplace raids, immigration practitioners - and all attorneys with clients impacted by immigration policy, including labor and employment lawyers - have needed to stay on their toes at all times. 

In this program, Jackson Lewis principal Amy Peck will review recent changes to immigration policies, with a focus on employer-side issues that practitioners should be watching for in the next year, including H-1B visa changes, no-match letters, issues with treaty employees, and the industries most likely to be targeted by immigration audits.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review changes in immigration policy with predictions for the future
  2. Discuss the impact of immigration policies on employers in specific industries
  3. Protect your clients from USCIS penalties 

Credit Information

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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.


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Robert S.

Great presentation!

Caroline B.

Good speaker.time seemed to go fast.

Mark H.


Joseph J.

Excellent presentation.

Joshua C.

This was one of the best immigration CLEs I've taken here. Knowledgeable and balenced.

Janet H.

very well organized and presented

Stephen E.

Good course.

Frank K.

Very well done.

Linda C.

I really liked this speaker.

Carmel J.

best Lawline course so far. Screen all your presenters to this standard!

Gregory S.

Very pleasant presentation. Clear and precise.

Brian F.

Fantastic. Thank you very much for your presentation.

Jeremy M.

Wow! What a terrific and thorough presentation from Ms. Peck. The content of the presentation was timely and informative. Another excellent CLE course from Lawline. Thank you!

Bennett W.

Really great class. Very informative and enjoyable. Thank you!

Dahyun K.


Mary C.

Very knowledgeable and clear!

Mary Ann O.

Excellent content and presentation

Job H.

Thank you, not my area of law, but excellent and interesting presentation from such prominent person in this field. Thanks to Ms. Peck and Lawline for providing such high caliber CLE interactive opportunities. (PS: And I actually LOVE the humidity inflected hair, wonderful!)

Brett C.

An excellent CLE to get updated on the quickly occurring changes in immigration.

James S.

Excellent presentation but the complexity of it requires at least two hours even to wet newbies' beaks. She did a great job w the time allowed her

Jane P.

This was an excellent CLE! Excellent presenter and excellent materials. I really enjoyed it.

Carlos M.

good speaker

Clifford N.

Great course!



Rhonda G. W.

Thank you for the superb program -- especially the updates.

Margaret B.

Very interesting and current.

Claire D.

Great presenter!

Elizabeth Z.

Enjoyed this CLE - thank you!

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