U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) announced that it has signed up 25 Puerto Rican companies to its IMAGE system, increasing the total number of companies enrolled in its program to approximately 225 employers.
Many employers are familiar with the following scenario: You hire someone, put them on payroll and deduct taxes from their checks automatically – just like you do with all employees.
Startups often seek to hire highly educated employees with degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and science) fields in order to compete with their established competitors.
The Diversity Immigrant Visa program (the DV Program) is a program to diversify the immigrant population within the United States by mostly selecting applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States.
Five franchisees and operators of 7-Eleven, Inc. stores located throughout Long Island, New York and Virginia plead guilty to committing wire fraud and concealing and harboring unauthorized foreign national employees, the DHS has announced.
Since its creation six years ago, the Global Entry program has been a success in the international travel environment, with significant growth and expansion year after year.
Effective October 1, 2014, employers with operations in Colorado must use a new version of the Affirmation of Legal Work Status form — the old version of the form should not be used after this date.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 students is intended to provide hands-on practical work experience in the U.S., complementary to the academic program.
Two recent developments related to litigation and background screening.