Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald

Foley Hoag LLP

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President Trump States He Will Issue New Travel Ban Executive Order

On February 16, 2017, in a court filing and at a press conference, President Trump has stated that he will issue a new Executive Order (“EO”) to supplement or replace his January 27, 2017 Executive Order (“EO”) entitled...more

2/17/2017 - DHS Dual Citizenship Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Foreign Workers Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Refugees Restraining Orders Terrorist Threats Travel Ban Trump Administration

New I-9 Form in an Environment of Increased Audits and Increased Fines

USCIS has released a new version of the Form I-9, which all employers must use beginning January 22, 2017. Employers should read the new Form I-9 instructions in full and also review the content of the new I-9 version...more

2/14/2017 - E-Verify Electronic Filing Eligibility Foreign Workers Hiring & Firing I-9 Immigrants Required Forms USCIS Verification Requirements Visas

U.S. Court of Appeals Unanimously Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban Executive Order

As described in our January 30 and February 7 Immigration Alerts, on January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order (“EO”) entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”...more

2/10/2017 - DHS Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Iran Iraq Libya Refugees Restraining Orders Somalia Sudan Syria Travel Ban Trump Administration Visas Yemen

Where Are We Today on the President’s Executive Order

On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order (“EO”) entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Among other things, the EO essentially prohibited aliens from seven...more

2/8/2017 - Customs and Border Protection DHS Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Iran Iraq Libya Refugees Restraining Orders Somalia Sudan Syria Travel Ban Trump Administration Visas Yemen

Another Executive Order on Immigration Expected

Within the next week, President Trump is expected to issue another Executive Order (“EO”) concerning high-skilled workers and foreign students, most likely to be titled "Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening...more

2/1/2017 - DHS DOL E-Verify Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Foreign Workers H-1B Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Trump Administration Visa Bulletins Visas Wage and Hour

Travel Alert Under President Trump's Immigration Executive Order

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States" relating to visa issuance, screening procedures, and refugees coming to the...more

1/30/2017 - DHS Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigration Procedures Refugees Trump Administration

USCIS Will Begin Accepting New H-1B Filings on April 1 for Fiscal Year 2015

On April 1, 2014, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will begin accepting new H-1B petitions for employment commencing on October 1, 2014. New H-1B petitions are subject to an annual limit of 65,000 new...more

2/26/2014 - Foreign Workers H-1B USCIS Visa Caps Visas

The New I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form Has Finally Been Published

Every employer is required to verify the identity and employment eligibility of a new employee within three days of the date of hire. To comply with this obligation, an employer must review acceptable documents that establish...more

4/26/2013 - Eligibility Forms I-9 ICE USCIS Verification Requirements

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