Corporate Immigration Enforcement: Risks for Employers—a Two-Part Series

Part 1 of this series took place on February 21, 2018

The Trump administration has had a significant impact on immigration. Companies and employees are finding themselves in the government's crosshairs due to the increased immigration-related enforcement at the worksite and borders. Worksite inspections and audits have increased over the past year and are expected to increase in 2018. In order to minimize the risk of a government investigation, employers must understand the risks they face due to the increased scrutiny and the best way to adopt a comprehensive immigration compliance plan.

In Part One of the webinar series for Bloomberg BNA, Manatt and Fragomen attorneys provided insight into the priorities of the government agencies and their impact on companies and employees. They also discussed the rights and obligations of foreign national travelers at the border and special concerns involving the privacy of electronic devices. 

In Part Two of the webinar series, Manatt and Fragomen attorneys will provide an overview of the types of civil, administrative and criminal issues that companies may face; potential enforcement scenarios; and steps to avoid being caught in the crosshairs.


Part One:
Richard S. Hartunian, Partner, Manatt
Parisa K. Karaahmet, Partner, Fragomen
Blake Chisam, Partner, Fragomen

Part Two:
Jacqueline C. Wolff, Partner, Manatt
Amy C. Cococcia, Partner, Fragomen
Patrick Shen, Partner, Fragomen

Date and Time

Part One:
Part 1 of this series took place on February 21, 2018.

Part Two:
Part 2 of this series took place on March 7, 2018
1–2 p.m. EST

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