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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 previously served as  one of 21 Directors elected to the Board of Governors of the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She previously served 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 (2011-2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (2011-2019)
  • Nebraska Diplomat (2012-present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow (2014)
  • Omaha Magazine, "Top Lawyer" (2010-2019)
  • President’s Award for Worksite Compliance (2008)
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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

  • "Preemption Issues High Court Is Considering In I-9 Fraud Case," Law 360 (October 2019) [Author]
  • "Global Migration" 2010 AILA [Editor]
  • "Best FOIA Practices,” AILA 2008 and 2009 Annual Conference Handbook [Assisted in Updating Chapters]

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October 31, 2019
Law360

Amy Peck Comments on Implications of President Trump’s Proclamation Restricting Entry for Immigrants without Health Coverage

October 31, 2019

Amy Peck comments on the legal implications of President Trump’s proclamation requiring Green Card holders to prove they can afford health insurance in “Vague Insurance Test May Spur Erratic Green Card Decisions,” published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

October 22, 2019
Law360

Amy Peck Authors "Preemption Issues High Court Is Considering In I-9 Fraud Case"

October 22, 2019

Amy Peck authors "Preemption Issues High Court Is Considering In I-9 Fraud Case," published by Law360.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 16, 2019
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Amy Peck Comments on Implications of ICE's Increased Worksite Enforcement Efforts

August 16, 2019

Amy Peck comments on the implications of the recent raids on worksites by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in "ICE Raids Should Be Employers’ Wake-Up Call," published by Material Handling & Logistics.  Subscription should be required to view article Read More

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November 13, 2019

Supreme Court Hears Argument on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy

November 13, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral argument on whether the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lawfully terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Policy. The Court’s decision in a consolidated case (Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, Nos. 18-587, 588, and 589) will affect more than 700,... Read More

October 23, 2019

Preemption Issues High Court is Considering in I-9 Fraud Case

October 23, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral argument in Kansas v. Garcia, a case in which it will decide whether a state may prosecute individuals for using false information on a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, a federal employment eligibility verification form. Kansas v. Garcia, No. 17-834. The basic question presented... Read More

October 21, 2019

New Pennsylvania Law Requires Construction Employers to Use E-Verify

October 21, 2019

Beginning in October 2020, employers in the construction industry in Pennsylvania will be required to use E-Verify, the federal government’s web-based program that allows employers to verify an employee’s work-authorization electronically. The Pennsylvania Construction Industry Employer Verification Act prohibits an employer in the... Read More

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Immigration: 2018 Year in Review and 2019 Forecast

January 29, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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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

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Immigration Year-In-Review

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

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Supreme Court Hears Argument on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy
November 13, 2019

To read our publication from our practice group co-leaders on oral argument before the Supreme Court on DACA and implications of the proceedings, please go here. Continue Reading Read More

Judge Halts Presidential Proclamation Suspending Visas for Immigrants without Health Insurance
November 4, 2019

Predictably, the “Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System” has been blocked from going into effect for the time being. The U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon, in Doe v. Read More

Preemption Issues High Court is Considering in I-9 Fraud Case
October 23, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral argument in a case in which it will decide whether a state may prosecute individuals for using false information on a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, a federal employment eligibility verification form. Our article is here. Read More