Anything you ever wanted to know about Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, is now available in one convenient Web site at www.uscis.gov/I-9central
An I-9 must be completed for each employee hired by American employers by their fourth day at work to show they are authorized to work in the United States. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 19, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments
As the government's crackdown on illegal immigrants continues, E-Verify could prove to be an employer's best friend.
E-Verify is the federal database that allows employers to check information from employees' I-9s against data stored by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. While currently only required by a handful of states and localities and of federal contractors, some employers are using it in addition to the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 12, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) appears to be on a big technology kick lately. Earlier this week, we reported on the agency's proposed advanced registration system for filing H-IB petitions. Now the agency is pursuing technologies aimed at making…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 31, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached its H-1B Visa cap for Fiscal Year 2011, according to a USCIS Press Release.
H-1B Visas enable employers to hire foreign workers in areas of specialized knowledge or technical…Continue
Since President Obama took office, there has been a marked shift in how immigration enforcement is handled. Where immigration raids aimed at capturing illegal immigrants were more common during the Bush administration, now U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is relying on I-9 inspections to find and fine employers who do not follow immigration laws. As a result, employers are becoming more educated about the inspection process and fines that could be assessed.
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 2, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments