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Breaking The ICE: How Employers Can Push Back Against Punitive I-9 Fines
Climate change may make our summers hotter, but the ICEman still cometh. Since late 2017, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
United States
7 Aug 2019
Scalia To Take Labor Department Reins: What Does It Mean For Employers?
The news that President Trump selected Eugene Scalia to take over as Labor Secretary late last week caught some employers by surprise; after all, it was just a week ago that we were analyzing
United States
29 Jul 2019
Answers To Employer Questions In Wake Of Threatened ICE Raids
ICE threatened to start to carry out a series of immigration raids this weekend seeking to identify and apprehend undocumented individuals – with some potentially occurring at the nation's workplaces.
United States
23 Jul 2019
What Labor Secretary Acosta's Departure Means For Employers
It encompasses over 30 agencies, boards, offices, and programs that each have a specialized role when it comes to labor and employment law.
United States
16 Jul 2019
Key Recommendations For Healthcare Employers To Comply With "No-Match" Letters
When the Social Security Administration revived its practice of issuing "no-match letters" in March 2019, more than half a million employers
United States
15 Jul 2019
The U.S. Labor Shortage And Immigrant Workers
There is a common misconception that immigrant labor is cheaper than U.S. labor or that many employers are intentionally hiring undocumented workers.
United States
15 Jul 2019
An Employer's 7-Step Guide To Navigating Newly Revived No-Match Letters
The Social Security Administration recently resurrected its practice of issuing Employer Correction Request notices.
United States
23 May 2019
Guest Column: My Employee Was Not Selected In The H-1B Lottery. Now What?
The H-1B visa is the most common visa classification for foreign students graduating from U.S. universities. Only 65,000, however, can be granted in a fiscal year, which is referred to as the H-1B cap.
United States
21 May 2019
ICE At The Schoolhouse Gate
Over the past year, issues regarding immigration have consumed a great part of our nation's attention.
United States
12 Apr 2019
How To SurviveTthe ICE Age With I-9 Compliance
Under the Trump administration, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) significantly increased its worksite enforcement actions against employers during 2018.
United States
15 Mar 2019
Government Unveils Details For 2019 H-1B Lottery
The federal government just published its final rule amending the regulations that will govern petitions filed under the H-1B work visa lottery.
United States
12 Feb 2019
Massive Changes To H-1B System Proposed For 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently proposed a new rule that could dramatically change the way the H-1B application process works.
United States
27 Dec 2018
Seattle Regional Managing Partner Encourages Employers To Prepare For ICE Audits
In his bylined piece for Seattle Business Magazine titled "ICE Turns up the Heat," Davis C. Bae discusses what employers must do to be prepared for immigration audits.
United States
12 Dec 2018
Memphis Regional Managing Partner Discusses Immigration-Related Hiring Risks
Over the past two years, numerous programs granting work authorization to foreign nationals have been targeted for rescission, including the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Top 10 Things Employers Need To Know About Midterm Election Results
As many predicted, Democrats recaptured the House for the first time in eight years in yesterday's midterm elections, while Republicans retained and strengthened their grip on the Senate.
United States
14 Nov 2018
The Clock Is Ticking. Prepare For The Hurricane And Afterwards. Fisher Phillips Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)..
These FAQs address many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of hurricane-related disasters; consequently, in addition to federal laws ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
Feds Extend Suspension Of Premium Processing For H1Bs
Federal immigration authorities just announced that they will continue the ongoing suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H1B petitions, contravening earlier assertions that premium processing would be...
United States
6 Sep 2018
The Business Impact of the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision
In one of its most anticipated cases in decades, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 upheld President Trump's latest "travel ban," delivering a key win to the Trump administration and one of its strict immigration...
United States
15 Aug 2018
Kansas City Partner Advises Employers On Response To SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision
Given that the travel ban can be enforced immediately, she advises employers on actions that will both assist valuable legal immigrant employees and adhere to the law.
United States
2 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Third Travel Ban
The Supreme Court's action now permits immediate enforcement of one of the president's signature immigration policies that began in January 2017 and included repeated trips to the federal judiciary.
United States
1 Aug 2018
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