If you are an employer, keep an eye out for executive action by the Obama Administration this summer which will impact your onboarding process and completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligiblity Verification Form, as well as require you to address how you handle existing employees who may present a valid work authorization document.
As we have noted in prior posts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has been aggressively pursuing I-9 inspections and imposing record fines (about $12.5 million per year) as part of its multi-year strategic plan.
As Paddington Bear prepares to make his Hollywood feature-film debut this December, the Employment Law Worldview Blog takes a ‘paws’ to ponder on the polite, accident-prone bear from Peru, dubbed “the UK’s most lovable immigrant”.
An unspecified glitch in a global database used by the US government to issue passports and travel visas has left countless people around the world unable to travel for the last few days, according to State Department officials.
A technical glitch in the U.S. State Department’s global database for issuing travel documents is causing major delays for those around the world applying for a U.S. visa or passport, according to Washington Post and Associated Press reports.