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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)
  • 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)
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Martindale-Hubbell
Whos Who Legal 2017
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms
USA Chambers 2018 - Amy Peck

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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January 3, 2019
SHRM

Amy Peck Discusses Recommendations for Employers During E-Verify Suspension

January 3, 2019

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  Read More

January 2, 2019
SHRM

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

January 2, 2019

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 Read More

December 28, 2018
University of Nebraska Medical Center Newsroom

Amy Peck Comments on the Jackson Lewis Scholarship Program

December 28, 2018

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 Read More

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March 25, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide If Immigration Law Preempts State Law Prosecution

March 25, 2019

Does the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) preempt states from using information in Form I-9 to prosecute a person under state law? The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a case involving prosecution for identity theft under Kansas law based on information in the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. Kansas v. Garcia... Read More

July 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

July 9, 2018

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... Read More

June 28, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup – 2017-2018

June 28, 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 “... 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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USCIS Received More than 200K Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for FY 2020
April 12, 2019

USCIS announced that as of April 10, 2019, it received 201,011 H-1B petitions for the FY 2020 cap season — more than enough to meet both the regular (65,000) and the advanced degree exemption (20,000) caps. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide If Immigration Law Preempts State Law Prosecution
March 26, 2019

Please see our legal update on the issue of whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) preempt states from using information in Form I-9 to prosecute a person under state law.… Read More

By Amy L. Peck, Michael H. Neifach and Collin O'Connor Udell

Visas For eSports Gamers On The Rise
March 25, 2019

Professional athletes who are “internationally recognized” are eligible for the P-1 visa and eSports (video games) at the professional level have become such major athletic events that eSports players have been granted these visas more and more often. Read More