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USCIS Adopts Matter of I-Corp and What it Means for L-1B Visas

by Littler on

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a policy memorandum directing USCIS personnel to adopt the Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) reasoning in Matter of I-Corp. Specifically, pursuant to...more

CAHO Upholds Fine of $329,895 for 300 I-9 Forms

If you have already undergone one I-9 audit by ICE, you may think your business is now safe and off of the government’s radar. You would be wrong. As reaffirmed in a recent decision by the Office of the Chief Administrative...more

Employment Flash - September 2012

In This Issue: - New York Labor Law Expands Permissible Wage Deductions...1 - NLRB Holds Prohibiting Union or Nonunion Employee Discussions of Workplace Investigations Unlawful...1 - Supreme Court Rules...more

Iran, Syria Sanctions Strengthened by New U.S. Law

While the United States has long maintained sanctions on Iran and has expanded those sanctions several times recently, none of those recent actions has had such a direct impact on U.S. companies as the Iran Threat Reduction...more

Employers: Make Sure Your Agreement with Electronic I-9 Providers Is Adequate For Peace of Mind

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

As most employers know, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is increasing its efforts to stop illegal employment. Short-staffed and lacking resources to perform a lengthy stake-out and raid at an employer’s premises,...more

Do You Need IMAGE? ICE to Present on Changes to the ‘ICE Mutual Agreement Between Government And Employers’

by Snell & Wilmer on

Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) recently met with Snell & Wilmer attorneys to discuss the ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (“IMAGE”) program. The idea of IMAGE was born in...more

GRASMICK'S BORDER REPORT-U.S. Immigration for Canadian Businesses and Professionals

by Joseph Grasmick on


Immigration Up Updates at the AILA National Conference in San Diego - VISASERVE

The American Immigration Lawyer's Association recently held its National Convention/Meeting in San Diego, California. Government officials from the USCIS, CBP and ICE spoke about new updates and developments in their...more

The Neufeld Memo Can Change The Whole H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Landscape in the U.S.

THE NEUFELD MEMO CAN CHANGE THE WHOLE H-1B PROFESSIONAL AND SPECIALTY OCCUPATION VISA LANDSCAPE IN THE UNITED STATES. By David H. Nachman, Esq., Managing Attorney – Nachman & Associates, P.C. (Ridgewood, New Jersey,...more

Government Contractors Are Spared E-Verify (For Now) But Face Debarment for Hiring Illegal Immigrants

For the third time, the Government has agreed to delay the mandatory implementation of E-Verify for government contractors. They will not have to comply with E-Verify until June 30, 2009, when contracting officers can begin...more

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