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What You Need to Know About Labor and Immigration

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Having trouble securing enough labor to stay operational? You’re not alone. Despite the pandemic and record levels of unemployed Americans, many manufacturing industries are still struggling to find and keep good labor. Migrant and immigrant labor have played an important role in agriculture, especially around seasonal harvests. Learn from legal experts Lynn Jacquez and Chris Schulte, from the law firm CJ Lake who will share what you need to know to stay compliant with labor laws and temporary foreign worker visa programs.  Jacquez and Schulte will also share their perspectives on opportunities for companies and the industry to address labor challenges through program reforms. 

AFFI members can access this series free of charge. Non-members will be charged $50.

This is a two-part labor webinar series for companies to learn what is required to stay compliant with labor laws, temporary foreign worker visa programs, hiring best practices and more. 

  • Labor and Immigration: Tuesday, September 29 at 2 p.m. EDT
  • Hiring Best Practices: Thursday, October 1 at 2 p.m. EDT 


Lynn Jacquez’ professional background spans private law practice, government relations, and service in the Federal government. Upon graduation from the University of Notre Dame School of Law, she came to Capitol Hill to serve as counsel for the House Judiciary Committee. In her work for its Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law, she had primary responsibility for the drafting and processing of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) and refugee reauthorization legislation. 

Chris Schulte is an associate at CJ Lake, LLC. After earning his Bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University, he worked in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia while completing his J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center. He has served as a judicial law clerk in trial and appellate courts in New Hampshire and New York. In private practice in firms in New York and Washington, DC, he has successfully litigated on behalf of insurance companies, employee benefits funds, and employers in federal courts nationwide on a range of issues, including employment, labor and ERISA issues, as well as insurance coverage and banking and financial matters.


September 29
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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