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Summary of Changes to Employer I-9 Form

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has released the minutes of a recent stakeholder teleconference, discussing the redesign of the Form I-9.  As of May 7, 2013, all employers are required to use this updated version of the form,…

Key Bipartisan Group of Senators Agree to Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

FIRST MATERIAL LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENT SINCE 2010 Eight influential U.S. Senators have agreed to a “Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform”establishing a broad but vague basis of agreement as regards a comprehensive immigra…

USCIS Notes “Temporary Immigration Relief Measures” for Persons Affected by Hurricane Sandy

USCIS issued a press release November 2 emphasizing its willingness to relax its rules and provide other temporary benefits in light of the disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy and related storms affecting the East Coast. These measures include: wil…