DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- I-9 Advantage™ and Department of Homeland Security - USCIS, Analyst David Basham will be presenting a free informative webinar titled: "Navigating Form I-9 Challenges". This interactive one hour event will take place on October 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM (EST).
Understanding the complexities of Form I-9 requirements can be difficult, and non-compliance can be detrimental to any company, just as it has been to many of the organizations across the U.S. that have received damaging fines and penalties due to their lack of compliance. Form I-9 fines have recently increased, and The Department of Justice has recently settled with several employers over discriminatory conduct, making it more imperative than ever for employers to ensure that they are meeting compliance requirements.
The information provided during this interactive webinar will help employers overcome Form I-9 related challenges, understand key requirements, and aid in efforts to maintain compliance.
Key Takeaways from the webinar include:
- Learning how to prevent discrimination and avoid unlawful conduct during the I-9 process.
- Understanding the rules for completing the I-9 for foreign nationals, and how to handle expiring work authorizations and reverification.
- Acquiring information on how to properly correct Form I-9 mistakes and missing forms.
- Understanding the Form I-9 storage and retention policy.
- Discovering solutions and resources to aid employers in complying with government regulations.
As an added bonus attendees will also have the ability to interact with and receive answers to their questions from Form I-9 experts.
To register for this webinar click here.
"With I-9 audits and penalties on the rise, it's imperative that companies take a proactive approach to mitigate their legal risk. This informative webinar will serve as a platform to arm employers with the tools and information they need to succeed in achieving compliance with employment eligibility requirements", stated Joseph N. Impastato II, CEO, I-9 Advantage.
Form I-9 specialists and presenters for the webinar include: David Basham, Management and Program Analyst at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – Department of Homeland Security, and Sathab Abbo, Corporate Immigration Counsel at I-9 Advantage.
About David Basham:
David Basham has been with the Department of Homeland Security for over 7 years as a Senior Analyst that conducts briefings on Form I-9 and E-Verify. David serves as a U.S. Customs and Immigration Services point of contact for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, and Homeland Security Investigations.
About Sathab Abbo:
Sathab has acquired extensive experience in immigration law, management, and client development. Her broad range of experience involves devising strategies and delivering solutions to complex business and legal affairs. She interacts with immigration officials on Form I-9 matters, and informs audiences on trends and regulations.
About I-9 Advantage:
I-9 Advantage is a leading- provider of automated cloud-based Form I-9 and E-Verify® management software. The suite of solutions includes I-9 Advantage for creating and managing electronic Form I-9s, I-9 Remote™ - a mobile-enabled solution for remote hiring, including a variety of options for completion of Section 2; and I-9 Medic™ - for electronically converting, pre-auditing, and correcting archived paper Form I-9s. Over 3,000 clients trust I-9 Advantage for their compliance needs. Contact I-9 Advantage at 800-724-8546 or visit i9advantage.com to learn more about automated web-based Form I-9 & E-Verify solutions.