All Items: Immigration

  • Current Form I-9 Is Valid for Four More Months

    September 23, 2016

    After a series of proposed improvements to and public comment periods on Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, the Office of Management and Budget has approved a revised version of the form, which should be published by November 22. In the meantime, employers may continue using the current form until January 21, 2017. After that date, all prior versions of the form will be invalid.

  • DOJ to Increase Civil Monetary Penalties for Immigration-Related, False Claims Violations

    July 6, 2016

    The US Department of Justice has published an interim final rule adjusting current civil monetary penalties, which takes effect on August 1, 2016.

  • USCIS Says Expired Form I-9 Still Okay to Use, Requests Additional Comments

    April 5, 2016

    According to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), employers should continue to use the current version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, even though it expired on March 31, until a new form is finalized and posted for use. USCIS has also announced that it has extended the comment period until April 27, because it has made additional proposed revisions to the form.

  • DHS Launches Known Employer Pilot

    March 10, 2016

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the launch of its Known Employer pilot, which will assess the long-term feasibility of a new employer process for hiring certain foreign workers through employment-based visa categories.

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