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
1600 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604
February 11, 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
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is pleased to invite you to the second seminar in our 2019-2020 Immigration Law Event Series. This complimentary four-part series, presented by our Immigration Practice Group, will provide you with the information you need to successfully hire and retain foreign nationals.
Seminar Two: There's More to Hiring Foreign Nationals Than Immigration Law: Where Immigration Meets Tax and Labor
Immigration presents employers with important benefits in terms of competing in the international economy and filing hard-to-fill jobs. In addition to meeting all the immigration requirements, employers also need to consider incidental employment and tax issues. Otherwise they are at risk of fines or other legal actions. In this presentation, we will discuss a wide range of topics to help you navigate tricky tax and employment law situations you may encounter.
- 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
- Rules for taxing immigration benefits
- 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?
Professional Development Credits
This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.
New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits
1.0 Professional Practice – Transitional
Space is limited. Parking available in the Court Street Garage and parking will be validated.
About HSE Institute
Harter Secrest & Emery is committed to providing legal education and training for our clients and the business and non-profit communities by participating in speaking engagements and hosting webinars, seminars, conferences and more. Our exclusive HSE Institute programs are presented by our firm and feature our highly skilled and dynamic legal professionals.