BNHRA Monthly Dinner Meeting

November 15, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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5877 Main St
Williamsville, NY 14221
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Immigration Law - Understanding your Hiring Obligations 

HR professionals are often tasked with on-boarding a foreign national onto U.S. payroll or navigating the complicated world of visa sponsorship and permanent residence applications. These can be complex (and often, confusing) processes. To better understand your obligations as an HR professional/employer, this talk will shed light on the following areas:

I-9 Compliance
o Immigration Documents 101 – learn about each type of immigration document and their individual functions
o Filling out the I-9 – important requirements for completing this document
o Penalties – the immigration and financial consequences of improperly completed I-9s

Nonimmigrant Visa Categories
o Overview of permissible business visitor activities
o Popular categories seen by HR: H-1B, L-1, TN

Permanent Residence Applications
o PERM Applications and testing the Labor Market
o Multinational Manager applications -

Considerations for HR
o Using E-Verify – what is this, and why should you use it?
o Immigration policies- keeping your promises to foreign nationals consistent

Immigration in the Trump Era
o Answering the question everyone wants to know – “Will this Presidency affect my status in the U.S.?”

Approved for one recertification credit by SHRM and HRCI


NOTE: Don't miss our HOLIDAY HR BASKET RAFFLE, to benefit the SHRM Foundation.  Enter to win a gift basket filled with HR Treats for your office!  Tickets will be sold at the event for $2 each or 3 for $5.

About our speaker:


At Berardi Immigration Law, Gabriella Gabriella Agostinelli, Esq., Associate Attorney, advises businesses and individuals in numerous aspects of immigration law, including temporary work permits (“visas”), family and employment-based green cards, and NAFTA matters. In addition to drafting and managing complex petitions, she regularly counsels Human Resources departments on immigration and employment-related matters that arise while transferring key personnel to the U.S.  



$0.00 SHRM Foundation Donation - Name Your Amount

$30.00 BNHRA Member

$0.00 BNHRA Member PLUS (pre-paid meetings)

$20.00 BNHRA Student Member

$45.00 Non Member or Guest

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