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Amy L. Peck

Principal
Omaha

P 402-391-1991
F 402-391-7363
Amy.Peck@jacksonlewis.com

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, 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)
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (2010-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year (2012)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Recognized Practitioner (2016)
  • Great Plains Super Lawyer (2012-2017)
  • 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)
  • The Legal 500 United States
  • Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration (2010-2016)
  • US News “Best Lawyers” report (2010 – 2016)
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Legal 500 Recommended Attorney

Professional Associations and Activities

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

Published Works

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

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April 19, 2017
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Amy Peck Authors "H-1B Visas Get the Ink but Key Workplace H-4 EAD Visa at Risk, Too"

April 19, 2017

Amy Peck authors "H-1B Visas Get the Ink but Key Workplace H-4 EAD Visa at Risk, Too," published by Workforce Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 18, 2017
Who’s Who Legal

Amy Peck Spotlighted in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration

April 18, 2017

Amy Peck has been recognized in this year's Who’s Who Legal list in the "Corporate Immigration" category. The publication features the world’s leading private practice lawyers in a variety of practice areas in over 100 countries. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

March 8, 2017
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Amy Peck and Michael Neifach Comment on President Donald Trump's New Executive Order on Immigration

March 8, 2017

Amy Peck and Michael Neifach comment on President Trump’s issuance of a new immigration executive order and its impact on employers in "Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, IMMIGRATION NEWS—New immigration executive order, new legal battles," published by Employment Law Daily. Subscription may be required to view... Read More

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March 29, 2017

What Employers Need to Know About Immigration Raids on Their Premises

March 29, 2017

Restaurateurs and other employers usually are not experts in conducting forensic evaluations of work authorization documents — nor are they expected to be. According to some Pew Research Center estimates, 20 percent of cooks in restaurants nationwide and at least 30 percent of dishwashers who may be undocumented nevertheless... Read More

March 6, 2017

Revised Travel Ban Executive Order Targets Six Countries, Drops Iraq

March 6, 2017

The “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” Executive Order (E.O.), issued by President Donald Trump on March 6, 2017, suspends processing of visa issuance for individuals from six designated countries until June 14, 2017, 90 days from the E.O.’s effective date, March 16, 2017. The... Read More

February 28, 2017

Immigration Law Enforcement and Visa Programs Focus of Draft Executive Order

February 28, 2017

President Donald Trump had campaigned on prioritizing and protecting the interests of American workers and reducing unlawful employment of aliens. In a draft Executive Order, “Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa Programs,” he promises to “restore the integrity of... Read More

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New Session Added: Get Ready for The New I-9!

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What Happens IF There is a Government Shutdown?
April 27, 2017

If Congress cannot pass a funding bill by April 27, 2017, only “essential” government workers will continue to work as of May 1 and immigration processes will be affected. Read More

Federal Court Blocks Portion of Trump’s Executive Order Denying Federal Grants to Sanctuary Cities
April 26, 2017

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What Restaurateurs Need to Know About Immigration Raids on Their Premises
April 4, 2017

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