The Department of Homeland Security is a federal executive department established in 2002 in response to the September 11th terrorist attacks. DHS was formed by combining twenty-two existing federal... more +
The Department of Homeland Security is a federal executive department established in 2002 in response to the September 11th terrorist attacks. DHS was formed by combining twenty-two existing federal departments and agencies. The consolidation was aimed at creating a better integrated, more effective organization to respond to terrorist attacks and other varied threats facing the United States and its territories.
Where Does the Cybersecurity Executive Order Hit and Miss the Mark?
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
The so-called Gang of Eight – a bipartisan group of Senators – unveiled its proposed immigration legislation yesterday. The landmark legislation would make the biggest changes to U.S. immigration law in more than 25 years. A...more
To paraphrase the program hawker, ‘you can’t figure out a complicated government form without a program!’ Following its recent release of a new Form I-9, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a new I-9 Handbook...more
Today, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its new I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) form that all employers are required to use to verify the identity and employment authorization eligibility of their...more
Many people don’t know that the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) provides employers with on-line access to all kinds of forms and explanations of regulations through the DHS Website page on employment-based immigration...more
Based on information provided by the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and various year-end publications about the actions brought against employers for immigration violations in 2012, we have compiled a short list of...more
On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), creating a firestorm of reaction regarding its implications on immigration policy and the affected young people. Some...more
On August 15, 2012, the Immigration Service began accepting applications for deferred action from certain individuals under 31 years of age who arrived in the United States more than five years ago as children under the age...more
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