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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
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
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
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
Possible Changes To U.S. Business Immigration Law And Policy Under The New Administration
This article covers proposed legislation, sub-regulatory changes, and—from a practical standpoint—the process/timing for implementing changes under the new administration.
United States
27 Feb 2017
Employers Must Use The New Form I-9 Starting January 22, 2017
USCIS rolled out a new Form I-9 in November 2016. Starting January 22, 2017, all employers must use the new Form I-9, which is dated November 14, 2016 (the edition date is on the bottom of the Form I-9).
United States
19 Jan 2017
With The Election (Mercifully) Behind Us, What Will A Trump Administration Mean For Employers?
The 2016 Presidential election was arguably the most contentious, unpredictable, and politically polarizing race in this nation's history.
United States
11 Nov 2016
Important Reminders For Employers Regarding This Year's H-1B Cap
As we head into the final month before petitions for H-1B visas must be filed for Fiscal Year 2017, employers should keep the following information in mind...
United States
2 Mar 2016
Critical Filing Dates for FY 2017 H-1B Cap
There is an annual limit of 65,000 visas available for H-1B petitions, with an additional 20,000 reserved for individuals who have earned a U.S. master's degree or higher.
United States
21 Jan 2016
DOL Proposes New Rule For Certain Immigrant And Nonimmigrant Programs Affecting Employment
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a proposed rule to amend employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs.
United States
20 Jan 2016
DOL Misclassification Guidance On Independent Contractors Could Affect Certain Nonimmigrant Visa Classifications
On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance to clarify when workers can be classified as independent contractors or employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
26 Oct 2015
USCIS Issues New Procedures For Determining Time For Filing Green Card Application
On September 9, 2015, the USCIS promulgated new procedures for determining the visa availability date for individuals waiting to file employment- and family-based applications for permanent residence in the United States.
United States
21 Sep 2015
Critical Filing Dates For FY 2016 H-1B Cap
There is an annual limit of 65,000 visas available for H-1B petitions, with an additional 20,000 reserved for individuals who have earned a U.S. master’s degree or higher.
United States
6 Feb 2015
Current Immigration Consequences Of The Government Shutdown
With the federal government shutdown now a reality, employers should be aware of the immigration consequences.
United States
4 Oct 2013
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