A Chance for Growers to Prepare for I-9 Compliance

A Chance for Growers to Prepare for I-9 Compliance

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With business immigration audits and raids making national news, the Western Nursery & Landscape Association (WNLA) and AmericanHort have joined forces to present a webinar on I-9 immigration law compliance. The webinar will be held on August 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

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Webinar attendees can join Chris Schulte of CJ-Lake LLC and Craig Regelbrugge of AmericanHort for a discussion of recent employment-related immigration law enforcement trends and how horticulture businesses can best prepare. Schulte and CJ-Lake LLC are nationally recognized for their legal expertise and accomplishments in agriculture and small business-related employment and immigration law and compliance.

At CJ Lake, Schulte advises and litigates on behalf of employers and employer associations on business immigration matters, including wage and hour, H-2A and H-2B non-immigrant worker programs, and tax issues. He also works on public policy issues involving Congress and federal agencies on issues related to immigration, agriculture, insurance, clean energy, health care, environment, and transportation. He also serves as labor and employment law counsel to AmericanHort.

Craig Regelbrugge is the Senior Vice President of Industry Advocacy and Research for AmericanHort. He has more than 28 years of horticulture industry experience and is a known expert on governmental affairs, immigration law, horticultural research, and many other import industry-impacting topics.

The webinar is free for WNLA members and AmericanHort members. Registration is available at wnla.org. AmericanHort members can contact Amanda Holton to request a registration promo code.

Non-members are invited to register for the webinar for $50 or join WNLA or AmericanHort for the many benefits of membership.