Five Ways the President’s Immigration Actions Will Impact Your HR Processes

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
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The legalization of undocumented workers, new benefits for high-skilled workers and “modernization” of immigration processes are all parts of President Obama’s executive actions being rolled out this year. This presentation will highlight five issues that may impact your recruitment, visa and I-9 processes and how you can remain compliant in this fast-changing arena. If you want to ensure you are on top of the latest changes in immigration and how your company may be affected this is 18 minutes you will not want to miss.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:18am

Lynn Shotwell


Ms. Shotwell has served as Executive Director for the Council for Global Immigration since 2004.She began her career at the Council in 1996 as Legal Counsel and Director of Government Relations. Ms. Shotwell has served on steering committees and Boards of numerous organizations including the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange, Compete America, Multinational Employers for Working Spouses, and the Executive Working Group on Global Mobility Policies. She is a frequent lecturer on global mobility policies and practices and has testified before the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, the International Organization on Migration and the Global Commission on International Migration. Prior to joining the Council, Ms. Shotwell practiced immigration law at Arent Fox and worked in the human resources department at Oldsmobile. She received her B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University and a J.D. from University of Michigan.

Austin T. Fragomen, Jr.

Austin T.
Fragomen, Jr.

Mr. Fragomen served as Staff Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship and International Law from 1968 to 1970. Mr. Fragomen is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Migration Studies; on the Editorial Board of the International Migration Review; Chairman of the Practising Law Institute's Annual Immigration Institute; and Member, University Council, Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Fragomen is Chairman of the Board for the firm's executive committee. He received a B.S. from Georgetown University in 1965 and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 1968.

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