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Immigration

Trump administration & immigration: What employers need to know

03/15/2017
The controversial travel ban has created chaos for many travelers and their employers.

USCIS stops expediting H-1B visas

03/13/2017
The Trump administration has suspended expedited processing of H-1B visas effective April 3, the first business day following the close of the annual lottery that determines who will receive one of the 85,000 coveted visas.

Trump administration weighs H-1B visa reform

03/02/2017
The buzz around Washington in recent weeks signals that revamping the H-1B visa process is an issue the Trump administration is eager to address.

Use new ‘smart’ Form I-9 going forward

01/26/2017
Use of the latest Form I-9 is now mandatory for employers that hire new employees.

Add immigration hardliner to mix for new Labor Secretary

12/01/2016
Another name has surfaced as a possibility to become Secretary of Labor when Donald Trump takes office in January.

USCIS raises filing fees for immigration forms

11/28/2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is increasing filing fees associated with a significant number of immigration applications.

New Justice Department rule aims to crack down on I-9 discrimination

11/22/2016
The U.S. Department of Justice recently issued proposed regulations that make clear I-9 discrimination means treating people differently based on national origin.

Trump wins: What’s that mean for the American workplace?

11/09/2016
Tuesday’s shocking election of Donald Trump means America has elected an entirely new agenda for workplace and employment issues.

Can you review I-9 documents remotely?

10/20/2016
For each new hire, employers must verify employment eligibility by reviewing original documents in person with the employee. But what if that new hire lives and works hundreds of miles away?

Staffing firm cleared of falsely attesting validity of I-9 docs

09/22/2016
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a $226,000 fine levied against a Minnesota staffing company for attesting to the validity of I-9 documents presented to a Texas staffing company.