I-9 audits are on the rise and won’t stop any time soon! According to an Associated Press article this month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations unit has plans to conduct over 5,000 audits by September of this year! Already… Read more
New form becomes mandatory beginning September 18 On Monday, July 17, 2017, a newly revised Form I-9 (this link requires Adobe Reader or equivalent PDF viewer) was issued was by USCIS. This one will take the place of the I-9 form issued… Read more
The New I-9 Form is Here and Must be Used Exclusively Beginning January 22, 2017 After almost nine months of delay, the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been released by the Department of Homeland Security. There is a… Read more
Here’s the scenario: A potential employee presents documents as verification of the ability to work in the United States. I-9 paperwork is being completed and the individual supplies a Permanent Resident Card (a/k/a Green Card) as a List A document.… Read more
If you are a business that relies upon temporary foreign workers to perform non-agricultural work, a recent federal court decision from Florida caused the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to suspend its visa program in place that services this need.… Read more
2016 Submissions Due April 1, 2015 If there is one thing clear from President Obama’s executive action on immigration in November 2014, it is that nothing was done to address the demand by businesses in the United States for more… Read more
The H-1B visa is designed to allow foreign nationals to temporarily work in the United States in a position that utilizes “specialized knowledge” which the foreign national possesses. April 1, 2014 was the first day that petitions for a first-time… Read more
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