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How To Manage An ICE Site Visit
On August 7, 2019, more than 600 agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided several companies across Mississippi.
United States
23 Aug 2019
New York Seeks To Add Protections For Discrimination And Retaliation Based On Immigration Status
The New York State Legislature recently approved changes to state law addressing prohibited retaliation in employment, and to vehicle and traffic laws
United States
25 Jul 2019
E-Verify Is Back In Operation, But Post-Shutdown Delays And Concerns Remain
E-Verify, the electronic immigration system that employers use to confirm employees' eligibility to work in the United States, has resumed operation.
United States
4 Feb 2019
ICE Worksite Enforcement Increases as Promised During Fiscal Year 2018
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's former acting Director, Thomas Homan, indicated last fall that he wanted to quadruple worksite enforcement, and ICE is on track to do so.
United States
23 May 2018
USCIS And DOJ Partner To Protect U.S. Workers From Hiring Policies That Favor Foreign Visa Workers
The U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security have partnered to establish a framework to efficiently manage and maintain information sharing to better detect...
United States
18 May 2018
DOJ Challenges California Law Placing Restrictions On Employers' Ability To Allow ICE Into The Workplace
The Immigrant Worker Protection Act became effective on January 1, 2018.
United States
14 Mar 2018
H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates For FY 2019
USCIS accepted petitions for the first five business days before announcing that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions and that the cap was closed.
United States
9 Feb 2018
2018 Begins With Early Signs Of Increased Worksite Enforcement Action
As it signaled in late 2017,1 the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's investigative arm)...
United States
11 Jan 2018
New Presidential Proclamation Restricts Travel From Eight Countries
On September 24, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a "Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States...
United States
28 Sep 2017
New Form I-9 to Take Effect Soon
Many of the changes are subtle, focusing on revising the form's instructions and wording, and clarifying the list of acceptable documents.
United States
30 Aug 2017
The RAISE Act Unveiled
On August 2, 2017, President Trump unveiled the revised RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment) Act, previously introduced by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) in February 2017.
United States
17 Aug 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunction On President Trump's March Executive Order On Immigration Policy
On that same day, a federal court in Maryland published a decision to block the Order's 90-day suspension.​
United States
5 Jul 2017
Labor Secretary Announces Aggressive Stance On Visa Fraud And Abuse
The agency plans to increase its exercise of authority to refer cases of alleged criminal fraud to its Office of Inspector General.
United States
27 Jun 2017
Congressional Spending Bill Reauthorizes Important Immigration Programs
On May 4, 2017, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2017.
United States
16 May 2017
USCIS Issues New Guidance On H-1B Work Visas For Computer Programmers
On March 31, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that provides new guidance regarding H-1B visas for computer-related positions.
United States
6 Apr 2017
DOJ Appeals Injunction Of President's New Executive Order Banning Nationals From Certain Countries
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has appealed one of the two federal court injunctions issued in response to President Trump's revised travel ban executive order.
United States
30 Mar 2017
E-Verify Records Will Soon Be Purged
This is a reminder that, as of March 31, 2017, employers will not have access to E-Verify records that were created on or before Dec. 31, 2006.
United States
24 Mar 2017
President Trump Signs New Executive Order On Immigration Policy
The new Order becomes effective as of March 16, 2017. Some interesting points are addressed below.
United States
7 Mar 2017
U.S. Announces Suspension Of Premium Processing For All H-1B Petitions
On Friday, March 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that effective April 3, 2017, it will temporarily suspend premium processing for H-1B petitions.
United States
6 Mar 2017
Dear Littler: Does An Employer Have To Report Discrepancies Identified In Old I-9 Forms?
Dear Littler: A former employee recently reapplied for an open position at our company. In reviewing the new-hire paperwork, we noticed that her social security number did not match the one we had on file previously.
United States
27 Feb 2017
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