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Form I-9s and Other Immigration Issues in Light of COVID-19: USCIS’ Modifications to Remote Employment Verification, E-Verify, and More - On-Demand

Form I-9s and Other Immigration Issues in Light of COVID-19: USCIS’ Modifications to Remote Employment Verification, E-Verify, and More - On-Demand

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Form I-9s and Other Immigration Issues in Light of COVID-19: USCIS’ Modifications to Remote Employment Verification, E-Verify, and More - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.


WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to comply with USCIS’ modifications to remote employment verification requirements, E-Verify and more.


The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has temporarily modified the verification process of employment eligibility and E-Verify during the COVID-19 crisis.

To take advantage of the modified employment verification process, employers must have a Form I-9 remote document review policy in place. This is coupled with the fact that recently a new Form I-9 must be used by May 1, 2020, so employers are scrambling to understand all of their current compliance obligations for completing, correcting, and verifying employment eligibility on the Form I-9 while dealing with the pandemic the world currently faces.

And, that’s not all: Many employers have questions about the impact COVID-19 has work visa-related issues concerning unemployment compensation and more.

Use this on-demand webinar when two skilled immigration attorneys on the front lines of helping clients operate under this temporary normal will share the latest information on how to stay on top of Form I-9 and other immigration-related issues in light of COVID-19.

After attending this webinar, you will understand how to:

  • Comply with USCIS’ newly released remote employment verification policy requirements 
  • Practice ‘social distancing’ with respect to getting the information you need to comply with Form I-9 requirements using e-signatures—and more 
  • Manage reverification issues
  • Legally act if you uncover SSN inconsistencies or if the documents presented do not reasonably appear to be genuine
  • Properly correct Form I-9 mistakes 
  • Recognize the practical impact of USCIS’ temporary modification to E-Verify 
  • Address other pressing immigration-related issues such as whether a K-1 visa holder get unemployment compensation if their job is cut as a result of COVID-19
  • And more! 

About Your Presenters

Jacob MontyJacob Monty, Esq.
Founding and Managing Partner
Monty & Ramirez LLP

Jacob M. Monty is the founding and managing partner of Monty & Ramirez LLP and is board certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His distinguished career involves the representation of employers in litigation matters in Texas and California and expertise in handling labor issues in Hispanic workforces. He represents employers in federal and state courts in civil cases and in investigations and audits conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Homeland Security-Citizenship and Immigration Service (DHS-CIS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In these cases, Monty specializes in employee allegations of wage and hour violations, wrongful discharge and discrimination based on age, race, sex, national origin, disability, and other protected classes, as well as traditional labor matters including collective bargaining agreements and executive employment contracts. 

Monty also advises clients on all aspects of immigration compliance by providing counsel on Form I-9 issues, the use of E-verify, identity theft indicators, and changes in the law regarding federal and state identification documentation. His broad industry experience extends to clients in the restaurant, manufacturing, health, retail, food and entertainment industries, private and public education systems, and government entities. He also offers a comprehensive selection of manager training courses and is an editor of the Texas Employment Law Letter.

Elaine YoungElaine Young, Esq. 
International Practice Group Chair
Kirton McConkie

Elaine Young currently serves as International practice group chair at Kirton McConkie. She manages U.S. work visa processes for the firm’s clients, including large multinationals, small businesses, public entities, and individual investors. Her practice also includes worksite compliance, unique payroll tax issues that employers face when transferring employees across borders, and helping employers secure long-term work visas for their expatriate employees abroad. Ms. Young writes the immigration columns for the Federal Employment Law Newsletter and Utah Employment Law Newsletter. She earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law, and then practiced in the U.S. tax group of a global firm in New York before joining Kirton McConkie in 2004.