Coachella Valley - Troubleshooting The I-9
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Coachella Valley - Troubleshooting The I-9

When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Woodhaven Country Club
41-555 Woodhaven Dr East
Palm Desert, California  92211
United States
Presenter: Victor Dominguez and Rea Bisa
Contact: Mike Wales

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Troubleshooting The I-9


1. Identifying the Necessity Internal Review

a. Should My HR be worried?

2. Communication

3. Pre-Audit

a. Internal training on the Form I-9
b. Internal audit

4. Communication

5. Audit

a. NOI – Notice of Inspection
b. NTP – Notice of Technical Procedural Failures
c. NSD – Notice of Suspect Documents
d. NOIR – Notice of Inspection Results / Warning Letter / Worse

6. Communication

7. Administration and Criminal Penalties

a. Money and / or Cuffs


Program Agenda

7:45am - 8:15am - Registration
8:15am - 8:30am - Announcements
8:30am - 8:40am - Breakfast sponsor
8:40am - 9:40am - Speaker
9:40am - 10:00am - Questions and wrap up



Victor Dominguez (Photo Not Available)

Victor Dominguez has worked with the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Citizenship and Immigration Services; and the Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General.

He now serves as Special Agent in the fastest growing federal law enforcement agency in the United States government, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. While working in the largest AOR in the United States, Riverside-San Bernardino (from Temecula to the Nevada state-line and from Pomona to the Arizona state-line), he has worked for nine years investigating Child Pornography, Human Trafficking/ Human Smuggling, Hostage Rescue/Recovery, Worksite Enforcement of Critical Infrastructure programs and Immigration Benefits Fraud.

Special Agent Dominguez is a disabled Persian Gulf War veteran who served proudly in the United States Navy for five years.  

Rea Bisa

Rea Bisa is a Management and Program Analyst in the Outreach Branch, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Verification Division in Los Angeles, CA. As part of the Outreach Branch, Ms. Bisa provides training and education to employers and the public on programs supported by the Verification Division including: E-Verify, Form I-9, and myE-Verify.

Ms. Bisa’s career began in public service with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Civil Rights Division as a Lead Compliance and Enforcement Investigator. Prior to entering federal service and after obtaining her law degree, Ms. Bisa worked for the Public Defender’s Office and Bay Area Legal Aid which allowed her to engage with a broad cross-section of individuals in diverse settings and diverse populations. Additionally, she has worked on a wide-array of labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as state and federal court matters pertaining to disability laws and regulations. Her undergraduate work included an appointment as the Student Affairs Ambassador for the Division of Student Affairs, wherein she was responsible for delivering welcome and opening speeches to the thousands of families and students entering university life, including providing outreach and orientation of various programs and initiatives.




This program has been approved for 1.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 1.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.



Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $25 $25
Guest/Nonmember $40 $40
PIHRA Member In-Transition $15 $15
PIHRA Student Member $15 $15

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