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Import Duties To Be Paid In U.S. To Solve Immigration And Bring Back Manufacturing. Really?
Due to what was firstly characterized as an illegal immigration crisis, and then as a measure to force companies to leave Mexico and return to the U.S
United States
15 Jul 2019
DOL Publishes Guidance On H-1B Requirements
On March 15, 2019, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (Bulletin) for all DOL District Directors providing guidance on how U.S.
United States
12 Apr 2019
DHS Issues Final Rule Changing H-1B Cap Selection Process
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a new rule on January 31, 2019 that makes significant changes to the way in which DHS will administer the annual H-1B
United States
11 Feb 2019
Labor & Employment Issues To Watch In 2019
With the midterm elections in the rearview mirror and an incoming Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, automotive industry employers can expect continued congressional gridlock ...
United States
29 Jan 2019
More Employers Were "ICED" In Fiscal Year 2018
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) recently released statistics on its worksite enforcement activities for the federal fiscal year ending on September 30, 2018.
United States
20 Dec 2018
Watch Out For Social Security "No-Match" Letters
The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that, by spring 2019, it will begin notifying each employer (and third-party payroll company)
United States
13 Dec 2018
First Preference, Employment-Based Priority Workers' U.S. Immigrant Visas At A Processing Standstill
However, the DOS' August 14, 2018-issued September Visa Bulletin projects that no measurable relief from EB-1 retrogression will occur until FY 2019's second quarter.
United States
29 Aug 2018
California As A Sanctuary State: Restrictions On Employers' Compliance With Federal Immigration Actions
In October 2017, California passed the widely publicized Senate Bill 54, the unofficial "sanctuary state" bill, which bars state and local law enforcement agencies from asking people about their immigration status.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Employment Authorization Issues Arising From Corporate Restructuring
American business experienced a near record number of mergers and acquisitions in 2016, and this trend is likely to continue in 2017.
United States
27 Mar 2017
Chairman Goodlatte Outlines Sweeping Agenda For House Judiciary Committee
Chairman Goodlatte stressed the importance of reforming the nation's rules and rulemaking, particularly for small businesses.
United States
6 Mar 2017
Four Hot Labor And Employment Issues In Automotive In 2017 - Part 2
Monday we took a look at two important labor and employment questions for automotive employers and suggested next steps to consider during 2017.
United States
23 Feb 2017
Are You Using The New I-9 Form?
As the Trump administration settles in, those of us who counsel employers have cautioned to "expect the unexpected."
United States
21 Feb 2017
DACA and DAPA And Form I-9, Oh My! Does Prior Document Fraud Require Termination?
President Obama’s recent decision to take executive action on immigration may cause confusion for some employers with regard to Form I-9 compliance.
United States
14 Jan 2015
2015 Regulatory Challenges Burdening Manufacturers
As we roll into the new year, this edition of the Manufacturing Industry Advisor takes a look at some of the key regulatory issues that manufacturers will be facing in 2015.
United States
12 Jan 2015
Avoiding Fines By Starting The I-9 Process Early. Just Not Too Early…
As we have noted in prior posts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") has been aggressively pursuing I-9 inspections and imposing record fines (about $12.5 million per year)
United States
12 Aug 2014
I-9 Documentation Continues To Be At The Center Of ICE Scrutiny
Immigration Customs and Enforcement, has recently launched a "silent raid" targeting over 1,000 U.S. employers suspected of hiring undocumented immigrants by notifying them that they must submit to a full audit of their I-9 compliance documentation.
United States
3 Oct 2013
It’s All or Nothing With I-9s and Nothing Proves Costly
A Washington drywall company recently learned the hard way that a partially completed I-9 form is insufficient to avoid costly penalties.
United States
21 Sep 2013
Trends In Fines Assessment For I-9 Paperwork Violations — OCAHO Update
A string of recent decisions issued by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of the Chief Hearing Officer (OCAHO) provides useful insight into current trends in determining the amount of fines that may imposed on employers for mistakes made on Form I-9, the document that must be completed to verify the identity and employment authorization of all new hires.
United States
23 Aug 2013
Latest Supreme Court Ruling On Immigration Likely To Have Positive Effects For Employers
June is always a busy month at the Supreme Court. The court issues its most controversial rulings at the end of its term in June. For two consecutive years now, the court has issued major rulings on Arizona immigration laws.
United States
12 Jul 2012
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