Author of “The Gringo’s Guide to Comprehensive Immigration Reform” will speak at HACIA’S May Membership Meeting

For Immediate Release: May 1, 2013


 Media Contact: Jorge J. Perez

Executive Director

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author of “the gringo’s guide to compresehensive immigration reform” will speak at HAcia’s may membership meeting.


Chicago, Ill. – The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) has invited and confirmed Jacob M. Monty, attorney and author of “The Gringo’s Guide to Comprehensive Immigration Reform” to speak at HACIA’s Monthly Membership Meeting on May 8, 2013 at 5:30PM at the East Bank Club.


Monty will discuss the top 10 things employers need to be aware of in light of immigration reform and how it will affect their workforce. “It answers questions that employers have in a practical, easy-to-read format from an expert,” Monty said. “It explains I-9 compliance, Obamacare, creating a policy for employee name change, and how to discuss immigration with employees.  Plus it includes bonus material for the immigrant employee.”


Registration is $50 for HACIA members online and $60 at door; $60 for non-members and non-member on-site registration. Register online at For questions regarding the event, contact Ms. Maria Mercedes Esparza at 312.666.5910 or  


Jacob M. Monty serves as managing partner of Houston-based Monty & Ramirez LLP, an employment, labor and immigration law firm representing companies with large Hispanic workforces. For over 18 years, he has defended employers in lawsuits, investigations by federal and state agencies.


HACIA, a 34-year-old, not-for-profit business organization that works to provide technical assistance to MBE, WBE and DBE firms with the goal of developing long-term sustainability & capacity. HACIA represents more than 300 companies that include everything from professional service firms to construction-related businesses, collectively employing approximately 7,000 workers with an annual economic impact of over $400 million.