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Immigration Compliance
At the close of 2013, it remained unclear whether the implementation of long-awaited immigration reform was on the horizon.
United States
15 Jan 2014
E-Verify Auditing: What To Audit, How Often, And By Whom?
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Monitoring & Compliance Branch of the Department of Homeland Security is monitoring your E-Verify usage for compliance, which means you should as well.
United States
11 Nov 2013
U.S. Government Spends More On Immigration Enforcement Than All Other Law Enforcement Combined
A summary of the federal government immigration-related enforcement programs, which seem to have been on the rise.
United States
6 Feb 2013
Back To Basics - Top 10 Must Haves For Immigration Compliance
With the beginning of 2013 right around the corner, many employers likely have immigration compliance on their radar screen.
United States
14 Dec 2012
Corporate Deals Must Include Immigration Compliance Due Diligence
Given the increased enforcement aimed at employers' immigration-related responsibilities, companies involved in various corporate changes should ensure that they include immigration compliance on their due diligence checklist.
United States
7 Sep 2012
Supreme Court Decides Fate Of Controversial Arizona Immigration Enforcement Law (S.B. 1070)
At long last, on Monday, the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-3 vote, issued its opinion regarding Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law.
United States
10 Jul 2012
2012 Brings A Number Of New E-Verify Requirements For Employers In Several States
As predicted in my May 2011 blog on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding Arizona’s E-Verify mandate, several states have followed suit and mandated E-Verify participation.
United States
11 Jan 2012
Top Ten Things Employers Should Know About Immigration Compliance
EVERY employer has immigration-related compliance obligations.
United States
10 Nov 2011
H-1B Cap For Fiscal Year 2011 Is Reached
The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Jan. 27, 2011, that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2011.
United States
2 Feb 2011
60-Day Suspension: Form I-129 (Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker) Export Certification
As noted in yesterday's e-mail alert, late yesterday USCIS announced that the export certification requirement in the new Form I-129 (Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker) will be suspended for 60 days to allow employers additional time to develop the procedures necessary for compliance.
United States
4 Jan 2011
H-1B and L-1 Employers Must Certify Compliance with U.S. Export Control laws
As if immigration law is not complicated enough, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) now requires employers filing Form I-129 (for H-1B, L-1 as well as H-1B1 Chile/Singapore, and O-1A petitions) to understand and certify compliance with the equally complicated export control laws.
United States
24 Dec 2010
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