New Hire Paperwork
Employers that wish to apply for the 65,000 new H-1B visas available for fiscal year 2022 must first electronically register candidates.
DHS has announced that it is extending through December 31 the exemption allowing employers to remotely review the identity and employment authorization documents of employees who telework during the national coronavirus emergency.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a new rule that will amend the regulations for the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program, which allows employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in certain specialty occupations.
A federal judge has ruled that President Trump exceeded his authority in suspending work visas through the end of 2020 for hundreds of thousands of high-skilled foreign workers seeking jobs in the US.
An exemption allowing employers to remotely review the identity and employment authorization documents of employees who must telework during the national coronavirus emergency has been extended through November 19.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the exemption regarding the review of documents related to Form I-9 compliance and issued guidance regarding its DACA policy.
President Trump has signed an executive order blocking work visas through December 31, 2020 for hundreds of thousands of foreign workers seeking jobs in the US.
The Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration from ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects about 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants living and working in the US by providing renewable work permits.
DHS has announced that it is temporarily permitting certain employers to review employees' Form I-9 identity and employment authorization documents remotely.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that federal immigration law does not block states from prosecuting undocumented workers for identity theft for using false Social Security numbers.
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