Form I-9 Requirements - Subcontractors & General Contractors

The Department of Justice, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (“OSC”), has issued an advisory opinion with regard to how far a general contractor may go in seeking employment verification documents from… Read More
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USCIS Extension of Validity of Medical Certifications

In light of continued lengthy adjudications in connection with some adjustment of status and temporary residence applications, USCIS has further extended its policy permitting medical examination results to remain valid until the underlying applicati… Read More
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OIG - L-1 Visa Program Report

The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) recently released its report on the L-1 intracompany transferee visa program, commenced at the request of Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA). OIG’s report conclude… Read More
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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, w… Read More
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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 immigration… Read More
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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: will… Read More
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