The National Prevailing Wage Center (NPWC) has acknowledged that the October 2013 government shutdown and the significant increase in wage survey-based prevailing wage requests from H-2B employers has delayed processing of Prevailing Wage Determination requests.
Ok, it’s the end of the year, time is short so let’s just discuss a few reasons to take head of the much publicized investigation of the IT consulting firm Infosys Corporation (Infosys).
In a significant decision likely to have a major impact on H-2B employers, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Board of Alien Labor Certification (BALCA) has rejected the DOL’s attempt to apply supplemental prevailing wage determinations (PWDs) retroactively upon employers who use H-2B temporary foreign labor.
Immigration Dreaming in California — Assembly Bill 263 Will Bring Nightmares to the State’s Employers
As a transplant from Michigan who has thrived in California since settling here in 1982, I’ve come to expect sneering and cynicism heaped upon this lovely, blessed state.
As participation in the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigrant Investor Program or “EB-5 program” grows, regulatory interest is showing a commensurate uptick.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced an ehnacment to the E-Verify program to combat identity fraud with respect to social security numbers.
On November 20th, Talking Transition hosted “Accessing Justice for New York Immigrants,” a panel discussion on assisting immigrants facing deportation.
At around 3:00 eastern time on Monday, my (obnoxiously self-important) inbox exploded. Ping! Ping! Ping! it said. Look at me! I’m bringing you important messages about stuff! Ping! Ping! Ping!
In Ashland Sales & Service Co., B-408969 (Nov. 1, 2013), the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) dismissed a protest by Ashland Sales & Service Co. (“Ashland”) alleging that a contract for lightweight jackets was improperly awarded to Creighton AB, Inc. (“Creighton”) where Creighton was not enrolled in the employment eligibility verification (“E-Verify”) system at the time of award.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, as of November 8, 2013, the agency receipted applications for 9,078 beneficiaries toward the 33,000 H-2B cap amount for the first half of FY2014. This count includes 7,478 approved and 1,600 pending beneficiaries.