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Upcoming Deadlines
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Here are some important deadlines coming up soon. February 28 Deadline to file with HI Department of Taxation Forms: HW-2 (Statement of Hawaii Income Tax Withheld and Wages Paid) HW-3 (Employer’s Annual Return &
New I-9 is Finally Here!
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
On January 31, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published the Form I-9 Federal Register notice announcing a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version
H-2B Cap Reached for First Half of FY 2020
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the cap for the H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program for the first half of FY 2020 was met on November 15, 2019. This means that USCIS received
H-1B Visa Filing to Open With Changes
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Beginning April 1, employers will be able to file H-1B visa petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) for temporary work visas for foreign professionals. The H-1B Program The H-1B
DOL Penalties Increase for 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced increased civil monetary penalties for 2019, including increases for violations of: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Family
DHS Seeks Comment on Proposed Restructuring of H-1B Visa Program for Foreign Professionals
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to restructure the filing procedures for H-1B visas, the temporary work visa category for foreign professionals. Current Procedure New H-1B
Free Community Outreach Sessions on Immigration for Big Island Community
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be conducting community outreach on the Big Island November 13-15. Sessions will include: Immigration 101 Employment Authorization Document (“EAD”)
USCIS Recalled Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) Do Not Affect Employment Authorization
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
On June 21, 2018, USCIS began recalling approximately 800 Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) that were issued in conjunction with Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, which were granted
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