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  • H-1B Visas Expected to Fill Up Fast Again This Year

    March 20, 2018

    Employers that hope to hire foreign workers under the H-1B program should prepare to file as close to April 2 as possible. In recent years, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached its limit on H-1B visas within five days.

  • Washington Becomes 11th State to "Ban the Box" for Private Employers

    March 15, 2018

    Effective June 6, 2018, Washington employers may not ask about arrests or convictions - or receive information through a criminal background check - before a job applicant is deemed otherwise qualified for a position.

  • New California Law Will Limit Immigration Enforcement Agents' Access to Workplaces, Records

    October 9, 2017

    Effective January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act will require employers in California to demand that immigration enforcement agents obtain a subpoena or judicial warrant before entering nonpublic areas of their workplaces or accessing certain employee records.

  • New Form I-9 Must Be Used Starting Today

    September 18, 2017

    Employers must use the updated version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, starting September 18, 2017.

  • Trump to Unwind DACA Program That Protected Young Undocumented Immigrants

    September 6, 2017

    President Trump has ordered an end to the Obama-era DACA program, which protected undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The administration set a March 5, 2018 deadline for Congress to act to preserve DACA's protections before individuals begin losing their legal status.

  • Form I-9 Revised Again

    July 17, 2017

    Today, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released yet another revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.

  • President Signs Executive Order Seeking H-1B Visa Program Review

    April 21, 2017

    President Donald J. Trump has signed an Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American, establishing as the policy of the executive branch to promote American business and talent. The Order does not have any immediate impact on existing federal policies or regulations.

  • Employers Should Review Form I-9 for SSN Glitch

    April 17, 2017

    Employers that downloaded Form I-9 between November 14 and November 17, 2016, are advised to immediately review any of the forms they used to ensure their employees' Social Security numbers (SSNs) appear correctly in Section 1.

  • H1-B Cap Has Been Reached for Fiscal Year 2018

    April 10, 2017

    On April 7, 2017, the US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the congressionally mandated 85,000-visa H-1B cap has been reached for Fiscal Year 2018 (October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018).

  • USCIS Temporarily Suspends H-1B Visa Petition Premium Processing

    March 7, 2017

    US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has temporarily suspended the premium processing of all H-1B visa petitions starting April 3, 2017, the first day on which the agency would have begun accepting such petitions this year.

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