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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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Federal Court Both Affirms And Invalidates Enforceability Of California's Immigrant Worker Protection Act
Introduction: Last February, we provided an overview of California's Immigrant Worker Protection Act, AB 450.
United States
24 Jul 2018
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Review Of The Trump Administration's First Year: Immigration, Wage And Hour Enforcement
The past year has included many expected moves by the Trump administration, such as the reversal of some of the NLRB controversial decisions under the Obama administration...
United States
31 Jan 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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The Race Is On To File H-1B Work Visas On April 1, 2018
We are releasing this Alert to remind employers of the fast-approaching April 1, 2018, opening date for filing H-1B work visa petitions on behalf of foreign employees who need sponsorship for work authorization...
United States
23 Jan 2018
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Employers Must Use New I-9 Form Beginning September 18, 2017
Starting September 18, 2017, employers must use the revised Form I-9 with the revision date "7/17/17" to verify the identity and work eligibility of every new hire.
United States
22 Sep 2017
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Expansion Of Interview Requirement For Green Card Applicants, And Rumors Of Change In Travel Authorization For Green Card Applicants
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the expansion of mandatory in-person interviewing of applicants for lawful permanent residence.
United States
11 Sep 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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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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The Race To File H-1B Work Visas On April 1, 2017
We are releasing this Alert to remind employers of the fast-approaching April 1, 2017, opening date for filing H-1B work visa petitions on behalf of foreign employees who need sponsorship...
United States
27 Jan 2017
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Expansive New Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant And Nonimmigrant Visa Programs
Effective today, January 17, 2017, a new USCIS rule seeks to improve multiple employment-based temporary nonimmigrant and immigrant visa ("green card") programs.
United States
20 Jan 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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Reminder - The Race Is On 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 who need sponsorship for long-term work authorization in the U.S.
United States
15 Jan 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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USCIS Issues Final Guidance On When To File An Amended Or New H-1B Petition After Matter Of Simeio Solutions, LLC – But Cautions The Public: ‘Don't Rely On It'
The Final Guidance continues to raise serious concerns for employers in the business and IT consulting industry who are most threatened by the Simeio rule.
United States
29 Jul 2015
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Events Planning Company Fined Over $600,000 For Serious I-9 Paperwork Violations
On July 8, 2015, an administrative law judge (ALJ) ordered Hartmann Studios to pay a fine of over $600,000 for more than 800 I-9 paperwork violations, the largest fine awarded by an ALJ for paperwork violations to date.
United States
21 Jul 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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Resource Update: USCIS Issues Flawed Guidance On Filing Amended H-1B Petitions Post Matter Of Simeio
Employers should take action promptly, as the Guidance states that employers who do not file amended petitions by the August 19, 2015, deadline will be considered to be out of compliance with USCIS guidance...
United States
16 Jun 2015
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New Precedent Decision Revoking An Approved H-1B Work Visa Petition Poses Dire Consequences For The Consulting Industry
Prudent employers will proactively seek to correct past mistakes quickly to mitigate the risk of fines and penalties.
United States
21 Apr 2015
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