Immigration Reform and Enforcement: What Staffing Firms Can Expect in the Next Four Years
Recorded On: 04/29/2021
The enforcement of immigration laws over the past four years has escalated and staffing firms have been in the bullseye of enforcement agency activities. Now, with changes taking place in Washington, DC, find out how that will affect immigration reform and enforcement for employers. Hear from leading experts about what will likely change for your business operations and what can’t change over the next four years. Get the latest information on the status of virtual I-9s—and whether there is any hope that they’re here to stay—and how to navigate the latest immigration rules to avoid fines and protect your company.
Presenters: Jill Hulsizer, Esq., general counsel, AB Staffing Solutions LLC; Helen L. Konrad, Esq., director, immigration practice group, McCandlish Holton PC; Agape Ogbonda, Esq., legal counsel, Airswift
Helen Konrad, Esq.
Director, Immigration Practice Group
McCandlish Holton PC
Konrad is director in the immigration practice group of the law firm McCandlish Holton PC, where she concentrates on work site compliance; defending employers in U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Special Counsel, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigations; and employment-based and professional immigration. She has worked directly with the staffing industry for more than 18 years and has shared her extensive expertise with staffing professionals at Staffing World, through ASA webinars, and at the ASA Staffing Law Conference. Konrad has regularly been recognized as one of the best immigration lawyers in America.
Jill Hulsizer, Esq.
AB Staffing Solutions LLC
Hulsizer joined AB Staffing Solutions LLC in 2017 as its general counsel. AB Staffing was founded in 2002 and focuses on health care staffing, placing travel nurses and locum tenens nationwide. Hulsizer oversees all legal activities and policies, corporate governance, risk minimization and mitigation, contract administration, and regulatory and legal compliance for the company. She has worked extensively in matters involving labor and employment law and manages all outside counsel relationships. She regularly partners with the executive leadership team and advises the company on new legal developments and potential impacts on the company.
Agape Ogbonda, Esq.
Ogbonda is legal counsel, Americas, for Airswift, where he provides legal services to the company’s operations across the U.S., Canada, and Latin America since joining in December 2019. With almost a decade of experience in the staffing industry starting out on the sales side, he now advises on a range of issues from labor and employment, corporate governance, compliance, litigation management, and contracts.