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Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
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Employers take note: Vigilance and accuracy is key when it comes to I-9 employment verification forms.
I-9 investigations are at an all-time high, with more than 3,000 audits taking place in 2012 compared to only 250...more
Bulletin shows no movement of cutoff dates in EB-2 or EB-3 India categories and continued advancement of the EB-3 China category ahead of the EB-2 China category.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its...more
The PERM labor certification program allows an employer to hire a foreign worker to work in the U.S. permanently. In most cases, the employer must first obtain a certified labor certification application from the Department...more
In November's newsletter, we discussed the challenges to the Department of Labor's (DOL) layoff regulation for PERM applicants. DOL has responded by clarifying what is required of an employer to properly notify and consider...more
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting new H-1B petitions to be counted toward the annual H-1B quota (the “H-1B cap”) for fiscal year (FY) 2015 on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. USCIS will not accept...more
In a recent meeting between the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the OSC cautioned that...more
The Department of State released the Visa Bulletin for April 2014 which shows continued forward movement in both family and employment based categories....more
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been increasingly aggressive in its scrutiny of immigration-related employment practices. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than...more
Employers in the UK should be aware of key legal developments, including a proposed increase to application fees and upcoming changes to the codes of practice....more
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced its release of an updated tentative nonconfirmation (TNC) further action notice....more
A series of recently enacted, far-reaching California laws targeting employers who retaliate against workers could subject the state’s employers and, potentially, their attorneys, to criminal penalties. So far, California—a...more
In This Presentation:
- A Look Back at 2013
- Where Do We Go From Here?
- What Is This H-1B Cap Stuff?
- Why Immigration Reform Is Not Imminent
- What About Form I-9 And E-Verify?
- Enforcement On The...more
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Special Counsel (OSC), recently published a new Know Your Rights flyer aimed at workers with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and the supporters who represent...more
Your Permanent Resident Card (or “Green Card”) is proof of your permanent resident status in the U.S. It also serves as an identification document and proof that you are eligible to live and work in the U.S. Although some...more
Dorsey & Whitney immigration professionals would like to remind you that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will begin accepting H-1B petitions that are subject to the FY 2015 numerical limitation (the...more
The U.S. government’s H-1B temporary professional worker program allows U.S. employers to hire foreign nationals in “specialty occupation” positions that require a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. Under current law, the...more
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires all US employers verify the employment eligibility of their employees by completing Form I-9 upon hiring an employee. In addition to completing the form,...more
E-Verify compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to information compiled from various government agencies. If the information matches, the employee is eligible to work in the...more
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires all US employers fill out Form I-9 upon hiring an employee to verify his or her employment eligibility. Although it may seem straightforward to request that an...more
Employers seeking to employ foreign workers must often obtain a positive labour market opinion (LMO) from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) before a foreign worker will receive a work permit. If you are...more
It is common for companies to hire college students and plan to continue their employment after graduation. Increasingly, many foreign college students are in the United States on F-1, student visas and receive 12 months of...more
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
In This Issue:
- US Supreme Court Rules on Donning and Doffing Issue
- NLRB Judge Invalidates Arbitration Agreement Without Class Action Waiver
- Second Circuit Rules on Single Employer Liability Under the WARN...more
It is that time of the year again, the time to start working on the H-1B petitions. The H-1B visa is probably the most common work visa for someone who has at least a Bachelor’s degree (or a combination of some university...more
USCIS will soon post its guidance for filing cap-subject H-1B petitions on April 1, 2014 for an Oct. 1, 2014 start date. It is anticipated that the demand for H-1Bs in fiscal year (FY) 2015 (which starts on Oct. 1, 2014) will...more
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