Anita Sorensen

Anita Sorensen

Foley & Lardner LLP

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DHS Proposes Changes to E-Verify Program: I-9 Revirifications and FNC Formal Reviews

As employers continue to enroll in the E-Verify program at a high rate, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering various changes to this key program. Some of these changes place additional...more

7/22/2015 - Corporate Counsel DHS Discrimination DOJ E-Verify Employer Liability Issues FAR Hiring & Firing I-9 Memorandum of Understanding OSC Proposed Amendments Tentative Nonconfirmation

Breaking Up Is Still So Hard to Do: DOL Clarifies H-1B Bona Fide Termination Rule

Employers must navigate through a maze of complex regulations when seeking H-1B temporary authorization to hire foreign nationals in specialty occupations. Yet, as hard as it is to hire H-1B employees, it can be even more...more

1/28/2015 - Administrative Review Board DHS DOL Employer Liability Issues Foreign Nationals H-1B Hiring & Firing Immigration Procedures Termination Visas

Avoiding Fines by Starting the I-9 Process Early. Just Not Too Early…

As we have noted in prior posts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has been aggressively pursuing I-9 inspections and imposing record fines (about $12.5 million per year) as part of its multi-year strategic plan....more

8/6/2014 - Audits Corporate Counsel DHS E-Verify Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Hiring & Firing I-9 ICE Popular

E-Verify: Enrollment Up, But DHS Is on the Prowl for Misuse

The United States Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has been very successful in increasing the number of employers that participate in the E-Verify program. As of late January 2014, over 500,000 employers are enrolled...more

2/17/2014 - DHS E-Verify Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals I-9 New Hires

DHS Clarifies Date for Mandatory Use of New Form I-9 – May 7, 2013

As stated in our March 18, 2013 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. ...more

4/23/2013 - DHS Eligibility Hiring & Firing I-9 USCIS

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