Immigration

USCIS Changes Form 1-9 . . . Again

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10/18/2017Ostroff, Gretchen M.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has again changed the Form I-9, less than a year after its last revision. You may recall that in January 2017, a new Form I-9, dated November 14, 2016, replaced the prior version of the form, which had not been updated since 2013.  The core Form I-9 requirements… Read more »

The New Form I-9: The Forgotten Immigration Law

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01/31/2017Ostroff, Gretchen M.

While the President’s recent executive order on immigration has received widespread attention, another immigration law that affects employers across the United States quietly took effect last week.  Last fall, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a new version of the Form I-9, dated November 14, 2016.  On January 22, 2017, the prior… Read more »

USCIS Launches Spanish-Language Version of “My E-Verify”

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12/15/2015Ostroff, Gretchen M.

Authored by Gretchen M. Ostroff Late last year, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (“USCIS”) launched myE-Verify, a website tool for individuals seeking employment in the U.S. myE-Verify allows individuals to set up free and secure personal accounts to manage their employment eligibility information and includes a “Self Check” feature, enabling prospective workers to verify their own employment eligibility status… Read more »

New Executive Actions Relating to U.S. Immigration Law

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03/25/2015Vandeventer Black

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions to prioritize the deportation of felons rather than families and to modernize and improve immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has indicated that they expect to implement some of these initiatives during the first part of 2015,… Read more »