Amy L. Peck
Firm: Jackson Lewis P.C.
Address: 10050 Regency Circle, Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68114
Membership: Professional Associations and ActivitiesAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association Missouri State Bar Association Nebraska State Bar Association, Immigration Section American Immigration Council, Board of Trustees
University: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1984, University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1987
Admitted: 1987, Missouri; 1994, Nebraska; Iowa; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
Biography: 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, 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) •AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (2010-present) •The Best Lawyers in America, Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year (2012) •Great Plains Super Lawyer (2012-2015) •Martindale-Hubbell, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (2011-2015) •Nebraska Diplomat •Nebraska State Bar Foundation fellow (2014) •Omaha Magazine, Top Lawyer (2010-2015) •President's Award for Worksite Compliance (2008) •Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration (2010-2016) •The Legal 500 United States •US News“Best Lawyers” report (2010 - 2016) Published Works• Best FOIA Practices, ” AILA 2008 and 2009 Annual Conference Handbook [Assisted in Updating Chapters] • Global Migration 2010 AILA [Editor] PublicationsJanuary 5, 2016 Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads January 5, 2016The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residencyDecember 4, 2015 Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015 December 4, 2015Proposed STEM OPT Rule PublishedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained fromNovember 9, 2015 Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules November 9, 2015The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from accredited institutions - to extend Blogs Immigration Government to Delete E-Verify Records after 10 Years November 18, 2015Employers using E-Verify may mistakenly believe that once a record is created, it will be stored forever in the E-Verify system. Effective January 1, 2016, E-Verify transaction records more than 10 years old will automatically be deleted from the E-Verify system. By Amy L. Peck Immigration More I-9 Confusion for Employers from Three-Year DACA Card Recall August 3, 2015President 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, 2011The 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 In the NewsDecember 2, 2015Law 360 Amy Peck Comments on Changes to the I-9 Form December 2, 2015Amy Peck discusses changes to the I-9 form in Law 360's 'Smart' I-9 Form May Still Confuse Employers. Subscription may be required to view article November 19, 2015Law 360 Michael Neifach and Amy Peck Discuss I-9 Audit Penalties November 19, 2015Michael Neifach and Amy Peck discuss ramifications of proposed fines after an I-9 audit in Law 360's Law 360's ICE Survival Guide: Facing Fines And OCAHO. Subscription may be required to view article November 18, 2015Law 360 Michael Neifach and Amy Peck Discuss I-9 Audit Prep November 18, 2015Michael Neifach and Amy Peck discuss preliminary steps to help curb employer panic and agency penalties when preparing for an I-9 audit in Law 360's Law 360's ICE Survival Guide: Prepping For The Storm. Subscription may be required to view article