Amy L. Peck

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Amy L. Peck is a Principal in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law and worksite compliance, and she is Co-Leader of the firm's Immigration practice group.

Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. She currently is serving on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council.

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, Chair of the AILA Midyear Conference Business Track, 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 (2011-2017)
•Martindale-Hubbell, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (2011-2017)
•Nebraska Diplomat (2012-present)
•Nebraska State Bar Foundation fellow (2014)
Omaha Magazine, Top Lawyer (2010-2017)
•President’s Award for Worksite Compliance (2008)

Published Works

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

In the News

January 3, 2019

Amy Peck Discusses Recommendations for Employers During E-Verify Suspension

Amy Peck comments on recommended steps for employers during the E-Verify system suspension in E-Verify Is Down. What Do Employers Do Now? published by SHRM.Subscription may be required to view article

January 2, 2019

Amy Peck Discusses Implications of the Government Shutdown and the Suspension of E-Verify

Amy Peck discusses the E-Verify system suspension due to a lapse in funding and will be unavailable during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government in E-Verify Expired During Government Shutdown, published by SHRM.Subscription may be required to view article

December 28, 2018
University of Nebraska Medical Center Newsroom

Amy Peck Comments on the Jackson Lewis Scholarship Program

Amy Peck comments on Jackson Lewis awarding Roger Gonzales with a scholarship for his studies at UNMC College of Public Health in Jackson Lewis creates new scholarship for UNMC students, published by University of Nebraska Medical Center Newsroom.Subscription may be required to view article


July 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, President Donald Trump was presented with the rare opportunity to make his second U.S. Supreme Court nomination in as many years, nominating the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Kennedy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Kavanaugh would bring more than a dozen years of...

June 28, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup - 2017-2018

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2018 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, public-sector “agency shop” arrangements, and the Fair Labor Standard Act’s “automobile dealer” overtime exemption. The Court also examined who is a “...

June 26, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban 3.0

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision has held that President Donald Trump’s Proclamation No. 9645, known as “Travel Ban 3.0,” can stand. Trump, et al. v. Hawaii, et al., No. 17-965 (June 26, 2018). Certain individuals from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen will continue to be subject to the ban.Chief...


Jan 29

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Immigration: 2018 Year in Review and 2019 Forecast

January 29, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
Credits: CLE - *Pending, HRCI - 1.0, SHRM - 1.0
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Global Immigration in the Trump Era: a U.S. Perspective

May 22, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Immigration Year-In-Review

December 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.


What a Government Shutdown Means for Immigration Services
December 26, 2018

Although the ongoing government shutdown is rooted in an immigration matter - the “wall” - its effect on other immigration processes is somewhat limited.

By Amy L. Peck

Litigation over H-4 EAD Rule Rescission To Move Forward
December 21, 2018

The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has added Immigration Voice, a group that represents high-skilled foreign nationals, to defend the H-4 EAD Rule. Save Jobs USA v. United States Department of Homeland Security.

By Amy L. Peck

Amendments to H-1B Visa Regulations Proposed
December 3, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security has published a much-anticipated notice of proposed rulemaking affecting the H-1B visa process. Public comments must be submitted by January 2, 2019.

By Amy L. Peck

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • Immigration
  • Government Contractors
  • Chemicals
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Media

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(402) 391-1991  Phone
(402) 391-7363  Fax
University Attended:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
Nebraska - D. Neb.; Iowa; Missouri; Nebraska; South Dakota; 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Activities

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


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