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Report Identifies Best Practices for I-9 Compliance
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is stepping up enforcement efforts of unauthorized workers by tripling its number of officers and quintupling the number of enforcement actions in 2018. As a result, employers
USCIS and DOJ Join Forces to Combat Employer Visa Fraud
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Department of Justice and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced plans to further collaborate in an effort to detect and eliminate employer fraud, discrimination and abuse in bringing foreign workers to the
USCIS Launches Updated E-Verify Website
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched a new website last month to provide updated support for the E-Verify program. The new website provides information about E-Verify and Form I-9, Employment
Premium Processing is a No-Go for FY 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service has once again announced that it will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions in an effort to reduce processing times. The suspension will apply to all
USCIS to Closely Scrutinize H-1B Petitions Involving Work at Third-Party Worksites
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
As the 2019 H-1B visa petition season nears, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced plans to more closely scrutinize the work relationship of certain H-1B applicants. In a policy memorandum issued
ICE Says It’s Targeting Employers That Violate Employment Laws
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
In the wake of the widely reported arrests on January 10 of 21 suspected illegal immigrants employed at 7-Eleven stores, part of an operation that began under the Obama Administration, employers should keep in mind the Trump
Departments of Justice and State Announce Partnership to Combat Employer Visa Fraud
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Department of Justice has partnered with the Department of State to protect U.S. workers from discrimination and combat employer visa fraud.

Trump Administration Rescinds DACA Program
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be discontinued, according to an announcement made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week.

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