Compliance and Immigration: What You Need To Know To Reduce Risks To Your Organization

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
Learn how to avoid immigration and compliance pitfalls as countries become increasingly focused on protecting their local workforce.
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During this session you will learn new laws and rules impacting immigration compliance as well as discuss trends in compliance enforcement. You will also learn how immigration compliance can be maintained across multiple destinations – why a company may want to consider company-wide immigration compliance policies.  Finally, we will discuss best practices about who is responsible for immigration compliance and who else should be involved – how you can restructure your organizations to leverage internal expertise and ensure oversight for immigration compliance.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Cynthia Lange


Cynthia leads the firm’s High Tech practice in the heart of Silicon Valley.  As the Managing Partner of the firm’s Northern California practice, she directs the strategic representation of companies ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to small start-up companies in the firm’s “e-group.” She has worked with numerous companies to set up and manage worldwide immigration compliance programs. She also offers legal advice to individual investors (i.e., EB-5).  Cynthia is a longtime Adjunct Professor at Southwestern University School of Law where she has taught since 1988. She also frequently lectures on corporate immigration and, as a thought leader in the industry, she has written numerous articles on business immigration law matters.  Cynthia is also the Managing Partner in charge of the firm’s I-9 Service Center, which offers state of the art electronic I-9 tools and advisory services for proper I-9 and E-Verify completion. She is experienced in government investigations, audits and establishing compliance programs for companies.  Cynthia serves as a member of Fragomen's Executive Committee. Cynthia joined Fragomen over 30 years ago, after beginning her career at the U.S. Department of Justice as an INS trial attorney.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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