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Oct 4, 2018

USCIS BROADENS SCOPE OF NOTICES TO APPEAR

Andrew Clancy Rodgers

In a move consistent with the Trump Administration’s push to broaden USCIS’ enforcement mandate, USCIS began implementing a Policy Memo...

Jan 12, 2018

CBP Expands I-94 Website and Email Notification System

We are following up on our previous coverage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recent new initiative to enable Visa Waiver Program (VWP) ...

Dec 6, 2017

District Court Ruling Revives “International Entrepreneur” Parole

Andrew Clancy Rodgers

Foreign-owned start-up companies seeking to establish their headquarters in the United States received a bit of positive news on Friday when the U....

Oct 2, 2017

Hiring of Ineligible Workers Nets Major U.S. Employer Criminal Charges, Record-Setting Fine

Andrew Clancy Rodgers

Failure to comply with Immigration and Nationality Act rules regarding unauthorized workers has resulted in a guilty plea to a federal criminal charge for Philadelphia-area company, Asplundh Tree Experts, Co., and monetary penalties totaling $95 million....

Oct 2, 2017

DHS to Collect Social Media Information and Search History

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin expanding the collection of social media information. This policy change was announced as a notice of regulatory modification of the Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records and was published in the Federal Register by the Trump administration September 18, 2017...

Sep 15, 2017

REMINDER: EMPLOYERS MUST USE NEW I-9 EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM AS OF SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Andrew Clancy Rodgers and Matthew Galati

Starting Monday, September 18, USCIS will no longer accept previous versions of Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification. As of this date, all employers must begin using the latest edition (edition date (7/17/2017) for all new-hire verifications. The new Form I-9 is available on the USCIS website. The revisions to the form were largely technical in nature. The specific modifications to Form I-9 have been documented in greater detail in a post we published on July 21. Contact Green and Spiegel today if you have any questions or concerns relating to Form I-9 or your company’s employment verification processes.

Jul 21, 2017

USCIS Set to Expand H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Visa Program

Good news is on the way for seasonal and short-term employers in need of additional qualified workers, as USCIS and the Department of Labor jointly...