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There's More to Hiring Foreign Nationals than Immigration Law: Where Immigration Meets Tax and Labor

2019-2020 Immigration Law Event Series

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
50 Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202

February 13, 2020
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is pleased to invite you to the second seminar in our 2019-2020 Immigration Law Roundtable Series. This complimentary four-part series, presented by our Immigration Practice Group, will provide you with the information you need to succefully hire and retain foreign nationals.

Seminar Two: There's More to Hiring Foreign Nationals than Immigration Law: Where Immigration Meets Tax and Labor


  • Immigration Refresher
  • Immigration and Tax Law
    • F-1 students, OPT and post-OPT work authorization
    • F-1 student FICA exemptions and remedial procedures
    • General I-9 requirements and social security numbers
    • Social security no match letters and possible penalties - implications for I-9 compliance
    • What does it mean to be a permanent resident
    • What does it mean to the IRS if you renounce your permanent residence - mark to market on worldwide assets
    • Employing people in other countries - U.S. immigration law
    • Employing people in other countries and tax implications of “doing business” in other countries
  • Immigration and Employment Law
    • Immigration work permits and at will employment
    • Special rules for effecting bona fide terminations of H-1B employees
    • H-1B allows liquidated damages but not penalties
    • Benching limits, RIFs
    • Employer immigration policies
    • Reimbursement agreements
    • Authorized interview questions
    • Discrimination on national origin and citizenship status
    • Are nonimmigrants eligible for unemployment insurance

Space is limited. Parking available in Augspurger Ramp at 362 Pearl Street and parking will be validated.

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