ICE Targets 1000 Firms with I-9 Audit Notices

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it will notify 1,000 employers that it will audit their hiring records to determine compliance with employment eligibility verification laws.  These Notices of Inspection (NOIs) often request I-9 documentation, payroll records, copies of immigration filings, copies of Social Security Administration communications requesting corrections,...
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DOS Releases July 2011 Visa Bulletin

U.S. Department of State released the July 2011 Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H)). A visa does not grant the bearer the right to enter the United States. The Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa adjudication at U.S. Embassies and Consulates outside of the U.S. The Department of...
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H-1B Cap Update – June 13, 2011

The U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Service (USCIS) updated its Fiscal YearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the...
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National Initiative to Combat Immigration Services Fraud

The U.S. government unveiled  a multi-agency, nationwide initiative to combat immigration services scams. The Departments of Homeland Security (DHSThe mission of the Department of Homeland Security -The many men and women who daily protect our borders and secure our country are committed to the safety of our homeland. DHS is now responsible for immigration and naturalizationThe conferring, by...
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USCIS Proposes Enhancements to the EB-5 Investor Program

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed significant enhancements to the administration of the USCIS Immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent...
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