Five Things EB-5 Regional Centers Need to Know about Compliance Audits

Posted: Mar 22, 2017

USCIS announced that it will begin EB-5 Regional Center compliance audits to collect case-specific data to verify information.

Immigration Enforcement Against Employers of Undocumented Workers is a “Cash Cow” for State and Local Agencies!

Posted: Jan 28, 2011

In an era when state and local governments are struggling for resources and facing deep budget cuts due to shrinking tax revenues, the Federal Government is now doling out millions of dollars it has collected from employers found to have violated laws relating to the hiring of undocumented workers.  Recently, the Department of Homeland Security […]

Employer Alert: Revised M-274 (Handbook for Employers) Released

Posted: Jan 17, 2011

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, USCIS announced the release of a new and revised Handbook for Employers, also known as the M-274, which is a guide designed to help employers understand the Form I-9 process.   The handbook was last revised 7/31/2009. Employers must verify identity and work authorization of every employer hired after November 6, […]

USCIS Revises I-9 Handbook for Employers

Posted: Jan 11, 2011

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the updated version of The Handbook for Employers (Rev. 01/05/2011), also known as the M-274. Some of the many changes, new sections, and tools included in The Handbook for Employers are: New visual aids for completing Form I-9; Examples of new relevant USCIS documents; Expanded guidance […]

DOL Updates PERM FAQs on "Business Days" Requirements

Posted: Dec 21, 2010

The Department has posted new PERM Frequently Asked Questions addressing “business days” requirements.   For purposes of posting the Notice of Filing for a permanent labor application, what does the Office of Foreign Labor Certification count as a “business day”? OFLC has consistently interpreted “business day” to mean Monday through Friday, except for Federal holidays. […]

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