PATRICIA A BOLLMAN
Patricia A. Bollman is a 1986 graduate of Tulane University School of Law. For thirty years Ms. Bollman has practiced primarily in the area of immigration and nationality law. A significant portion of Ms. Bollman’s immigration law practice is in the area of employment based immigration matters. Ms. Bollman has developed an expertise in I-9 compliance issues and has written an I-9 training seminar which she teaches to HR and Personnel staff for business of all sizes and industries. Ms. Bollman has spoken at law schools and for professional and public groups on employment based immigration visas and I-9 compliance procedures. Patricia A. Bollman is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has an AV rating, the highest rating for attorneys, from Martindale Hubbell.
Identifying for employers compliance issues which they need to address in order to be in the best possible position to defend an I-9 audit by Immigration & Customs Enforcement (“ICE”). Form I-9 compliance goes beyond just filling out the form. It requires that every business have Form I-9 Policies and Procedures in place that cover topics such as properly making corrections on a Form I-9, storage of For..
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a newly revised Employment Verification Form, Form I-9 on November 14, 2016. Employers are required to use the Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization eligibility of their employees. The new Form I-9 will become mandatory on January 22, 2017.The new Form I-9 contains many changes – it is now 3 pages long with an a..