Webinar Sheds Light on Form I-9 Compliance and Pending E-Verify Mandate

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Clark Hill immigration attorney provides latest legal updates about E-Verify and insights on maintaining Form I-9 compliance with the employment verification system

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Organizations should use a Web-based I-9 compliance system that helps them streamline the E-Verify process and avoid I-9 errors.

Effective June 30, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) E-Verify electronic employment verification system will be required for many government contractors and subcontractors. E-Verify confirms employment eligibility of both citizen and non-citizen workers in the United States. will host a webinar to shed light on the implications of this mandate on U.S. businesses and the importance of being I-9 compliant.

The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. Eastern time). During the webinar, Clark Hill's Michael P. Nowlan will provide an overview of I-9 compliance and E-Verify, including the importance of automating I-9 processing, the latest legal updates about E-Verify, who is impacted by E-Verify and how employers can avoid penalties and fines.

Nowlan is the co-leader of Clark Hill, a full-service law firm, Immigration Practice Group. Nowlan's immigration practice includes representation of Fortune 500 companies, religious institutions, scientists and engineers, and other professionals and their families as they plan for U.S. entry. Nowlan's expertise also includes in-depth knowledge of all business and family immigration, nonimmigrant visas, and the permanent residence and naturalization processes. Nowlan continues to be an advocate for immigrant rights before immigration officials on a regional and national level and within Immigration Court as a trial attorney.

"Even prior to the government mandate taking effect, I recommend the use of the E-Verify system as a best practice for verifying the identities of employees and ensuring government compliance," said Nowlan. "Organizations should use a Web-based I-9 compliance system that helps them streamline the E-Verify process and avoid I-9 errors."

During the webinar, nowHIRE will demo their I-9 Comply System with the optional E-Verify component. The E-Verify Program from nowHIRE integrates with the federal government's E-Verify program and allows organizations to view and directly submit data to the federal E-Verify system. Organizations are able to see results immediately and take the necessary actions. nowHIRE is a federally approved designated agent, and nowHIRE's E-Verify Program is a government-certified program.

To register for the complimentary webinar, visit .

About nowHIRE:
Since 1998, nowHIRE has provided applicant tracking systems for companies of every size within diverse vertical markets. Their industry-defining solutions feature fully integrated, Web-based recruiting and applicant tracking software modules. Companies can configure the software to their specific recruiting needs--for hourly, salaried, internal or contingent employees, or any combination thereof.

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