July 6, 2020

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Despite being 97% funded by filing fees from applicants, USCIS has announced that it is running out of funds and will shut down unless Congress provides additional significant funding within 30 days.  Combined with the fact that U.S. Consulates currently are closed and no visas (with a few exemptions) are being issued by th...

June 23, 2020

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President Trump issued a proclamation on June 22, 2020 suspending non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications for H1B, L01, J-1 and other visas and green cards at US Consulates, and instructing agencies to make it more difficult for employers to hire international personnel on temporary legal work visas. It is a continuat...

June 18, 2020

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The Supreme Court upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program today.  Within 10 minutes of the decision, a business owner whose essential transportation-related business employs DACA workers, texted me about how relieved he was. 

DACA provides employment authorization to young immigrants who contrib...

June 16, 2020

DHS is once again extending the flexibility in I-9 requirements for employers operating remotely due to COVID-19. The flexibility allows employers with specifically written policies to review documents provided to establish identity and employment authorization remotely. With this extension these policies will now last from...

June 11, 2020

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Federal Regulations require US Employers to set up a Public Access File documenting compliance with obligations set out in Employers’ Labor Condition Applications (LCAs) that are filed as part of many Employer sponsored work visas.  The government conducts random audits to ensure compliance with the LCA requirements, and th...

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