November 26, 2015
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Feds To Offer Perspectives On Immigration Issues In Employment

CHICAGO,  – Representatives from the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Homeland Security will share their unique insights on immigration issues in employment at a Tuesday “lunch and learn” panel discussion by the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law.


Topics to be explored at the program “A Discussion on the Hot Topics in Immigration in Employment from a Government Agency’s Perspective.” will include I-9 compliance, e-verify, the social security no-match regulations, as well as broad policy issues.


What:   “A Discussion on the Hot Topics in Immigration in Employment from a Government

            Agency’s Perspective”

            A “lunch-and-learn” program by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law


Who:    Speakers include:

·         Raheemah Abdulaleem, senior attorney, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

·         Joseph A. Barker, regional director, National Labor Relations Board Region 13, Chicago

·         Bruce Friedman, senior policy advisor, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.

·         Steve Hill, regional enforcement coordinator, U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Chicago

·         Gordon Waldron, senior trial attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago


When:   Tuesday, June 8

            Noon – 2 p.m.


Where:  ABA Headquarters

            21st Floor Boardroom

321 N. Clark St



With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.


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American Bar Association, 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7598 United States

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