DHS New ‘No-Match’ Rules: How to Avoid Severe Penalties and Comply with the Law

September 24, 2007
Center for Competitive Management Audio Conference

2:00 pm Eastern

Robert S. Whitehill of Fox Rothschild to Participate in "No-Match" Rules Audio Conference

Robert S. Whitehill, a partner with Fox Rothschild, will participate in the Center for Competitive Management’s audio conference entitled, "DHS New ‘No-Match’ Rules: How to Avoid Severe Penalties and Comply with the Law." The audio conference will be held on September 24, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Whitehill, along with faculty members Barry Nadel, SVP, Background Screening at Kroll, and Greg Siskin, a partner at Siskind Susser Bland, will discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new rules that require employers to fire workers who use false or inaccurate social security numbers. Since the rules went into effect, the Social Security Administration has issued more than 140,000 "no-match" letters to employers, covering more than eight million workers whose names and social security numbers do not match agency records.

The 75-minute seminar will help attendees learn what actions to take should they receive a "no-match" letter, and covers such topics as how to use the E-Verify program, what federal contractors must do, changes in identity and work eligibility documents, and steps to take to ensure employees have accurate social security numbers.

Whitehill has focused his practice exclusively on immigration and nationality law for more than two decades. Chair of Fox’s Immigration Practice, he serves the immigration needs of individuals and employers, including those skilled and highly trained in the sciences, arts, medicine, and commerce and industry.

Whitehill is also an adjunct instructor in Immigration Law at the West Virginia University College of Law. He publishes op-ed pieces on immigration in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Business Times, and other publications. His high-profile work representing clients from a broad range of industries and ethnic/cultural backgrounds has been the featured in The New York Times and other publications. His monthly newsletter for the firm, Legally Speaking, addresses recent changes and updates on immigration law and policy.

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