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New USCIS Deportation Policy Has Far-Reaching Implications For Employers
xecutive Summary: In a significant policy shift, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a new agency policy that substantially expands the authority of USCIS...
United States
4 Sep 2018
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Beware Of ICE In The Kitchen: The Return Of Worksite Raids
To be clear, workplace immigration enforcement by the Trump administration is taking a new tack.
United States
23 Aug 2018
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New Template Makes It Easier For Employers To Provide Notice Under California's Immigrant Worker Protection Act
Executive Summary: In a development welcomed by employers state-wide, the California Labor Commissioners Office released a template notice form for California's recently enacted Immigrant Worker Protection Act well in advance of the July 1, 2018, deadline imposed by the law.
United States
23 Feb 2018
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3 Strategic Foci For HR In 2018
Strategic focus is a business buzzword these days. Just Google the term. You will find that many top business publications have recent articles on the topic.
United States
25 Jan 2018
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Presidential Proclamation Alters Travel Ban
The White House issued a Presidential Proclamation on September 24, 2017, that imposes new travel restrictions on Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, and Syria, as well as newly added countries...
Worldwide
6 Oct 2017
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Trump Administration Ends DACA Program
On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was created by the Obama Administration in 2012 through an Executive Order.
United States
13 Sep 2017
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Hawaii Federal Judge Blocks President Trump's New Travel And Refugee Ban
On March 6, 2017 President Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO) entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States," which was to take effect today, March 16, 2017.
United States
28 Mar 2017
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USCIS Temporarily Suspends Premium Processing Of H-1B Petitions
USCIS has announced that it will temporarily suspend Premium Processing for all H-1B petitions, beginning April 3, 2017.
United States
17 Mar 2017
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Ninth Circuit Upholds Suspension of Executive Order's Travel And Refugee Ban
The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the district court's decision to enjoin the federal government from enforcing key portions of President Trump's Executive Order...
United States
23 Feb 2017
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Executive Order's Travel And Refugee Ban Temporarily Suspended
On Friday, February 3, 2017, a Federal District Court judge issued a nationwide suspension of President Trump's Executive Order, "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States."
United States
16 Feb 2017
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President Trump Signs Executive Order Calling For Travel Ban, Increased Foreign National Vetting Procedures And Visa Processing Changes
President Trump's Executive Order of January 27, 2017, "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States," could have a significant impact on the American immigration system.
United States
10 Feb 2017
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Immigration Penalties Increase Effective August 1, 2016
The Department of Justice has issued a new rule increasing penalties for I-9 paperwork violations, unlawfully employing unauthorized workers, and unfair immigration-related employment practices.
United States
10 Aug 2016
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The Race To File H-1B Work Visas On April 1, 2016
We are releasing this Alert to remind employers of the fast approaching April 1, 2016 deadline for filing H-1B work visa petitions on behalf of foreign employees...
United States
9 Dec 2015
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U.S. Department Of State Announces Two-Thirds Of Its Consular Posts Are Online And Processing Visas
DOS expects the visa system computer glitch to be resolved at all consulates by the end of this week, and it will work through the weekend to clear the backlog of pending visas.
United States
30 Jun 2015
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U.S. Department Of State Experiences Another World-Wide Delay In Visa Processing
On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that it is experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which have resulted in delays in printing visas and may require rescheduling some visa interviews.
United States
22 Jun 2015
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New DHS Rule Extends Eligibility For Work Authorization To H-4 Dependent Spouses Of Certain H-1B Workers Starting May 26, 2015
The Final Rule should be welcome news for both U.S. businesses employing H-1B visa holders as well as H-1B visa holders who are pursuing U.S permanent residence.
United States
9 Mar 2015
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Can Federal Immigration Law And AB 60 Be Reconciled?
The California Department of Motor Vehicles began accepting applications for the new A.B. 60 driver's license, named after the California legislative enactment that amended the state Vehicle Code to permit undocumented aliens to qualify for licensure by amending the standard eligibility requirements.
United States
5 Mar 2015
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U.S. State Department Updates Information Regarding Delays In Visa And Passport Processing
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has published updated information regarding the performance issues with the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD).
United States
13 Aug 2014
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State Department Says Computer Glitch Has Caused A World-Wide Delay In Visa And Passport Processing
A State Department spokesperson has stated that technological glitches in the Consular Consolidated Database have caused the system to crash.
United States
30 Jul 2014
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Attention International Travelers - Paper I-94s Will Be Eliminated By May 21, 2013
The Customs & Border Protection agency has begun gradually eliminating the paper I-94 Admission/Departure Record at all air and sea ports of entry.
United States
 
17 May 2013
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