Amy L. Peck: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Amy L. Peck

Shareholder
Omaha,  NE  U.S.A.
Phone(402) 391-1991

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
 
University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1984
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1987
 
Admitted1987, Missouri; 1994, Nebraska; Iowa; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Immigration Lawyers Association
•Missouri State Bar Association
•Nebraska State Bar Association, Immigration Section
•American Immigration Council, Board of Trustees

 
Biography

Amy L. Peck is a Shareholder in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law and worksite compliance.

Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. Ms. Peck is a member of the AILA National Verification Committee, which liaises with USCIS, ICE and OCAHO on I-9, E-verify and related worksite issues. Ms. Peck recently served on the AILA National USCIS Benefits Committee, the Interagency Committee, the Annual Conference Committee, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). She served as Chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Ms. Peck also served as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past Chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past Chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000).

Ms. Peck is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.

Honors and Recognitions

The American Lawyer, Best Lawyer, Annual Guide to Immigration Law (2011-2015)
The Best Lawyers in America, Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year (2012)
•Martindale-Hubbell, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (2011-2015)
Omaha Magazine, Top Lawyer (2010-2015)
•President's Award for Worksite Compliance (2008)
Whos Who Legal: Corporate Immigration (2010-present)
The Legal 500 United States Amy L. Peck

Published Works

• Best FOIA Practices,” AILA 2008 and 2009 Annual Conference Handbook [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
• Global Migration 2010 AILA [Editor]

Publications

June 10, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update

June 10, 2015

No. 18, June 2015H-1B Numbers Up More Than 35%USCIS received approximately 233,000 petitions for fiscal year 2016 beginning in October 2015. Last year, USCIS received 172,500 petitions, meaning there was an increase of over 35% from last year. USCIS randomly selected petitions to meet the general category cap of 65,000 and...

May 8, 2015

Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers

May 8, 2015

The Department of Labor's and the Department of Homeland Security's joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of H-2B workers and U.S. workers similarly...

March 12, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update

March 12, 2015

H-1B Cap Filing Opens April 1, 2015 Employers must be ready to file their completed H-1B visa petitions on April 1, 2015. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allocates 65,000 new H-1B visas each fiscal year (running October 1 - September 30) and another 20,000 H-1Bs are reserved for individuals who received a master's...

Blog Posts

Immigration
More I-9 Confusion for Employers from Three-Year DACA Card Recall
August 3, 2015

President Barack Obama's executive order expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligibility and work authorization met a another roadblock when a federal District Court threatened to sanction the Secretary of Homeland Security and senior DHS officials for issuing three-year Employment Authorization Documents (EADs).

By Amy L. Peck and Michael H. Neifach

Immigration
Record Penalty Assessed on I-9 Process Violation
August 26, 2011

The Department of Justice has announced a record anti-discrimination settlement agreement with Farmland Foods, Inc. involving allegations that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination during the I-9 process. According to the DOJ, Farmland, a major U.S.

By Amy L. Peck

Immigration
SSA “No Match” Letters to Employers Make a Comeback
April 21, 2011

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed notifying employers of social security number mismatches of employees. The No-Match or “Request for Employer Information” letter states that the information reported on an individual's W-2 or W-2c form do not match the Agency's records.

By Amy L. Peck

In the News

June 9, 2015 Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015

June 9, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation:...

 
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Worksite Implications of Department of Homeland Security Shutdown
Michael H. Neifach,Amy L. Peck, March 30, 2015
With the upcoming potential lapse in funding of the Department of Homeland Security, employers may encounter worksite compliance issues because the E-Verify program may be unavailable at the end of the day on February 27th. Should this happen, employers will not be able to create E-Verify cases to...


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Amy L. Peck

10050 Regency Circle, Suite 400
OmahaNE 68114




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