5th Circuit Throws Out I-9 Fines Against Employer for Alleged Section 2 Attestation Deficiencies

By | LXBN | August 15, 2016
5th Circuit Throws Out I-9 Fines Against Employer for Alleged Section 2 Attestation Deficiencies

Vacating a $226,000 fine against Employer Solutions Staffing Group for alleged Form I-9 violations, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it was not a violation for employer to have one of its agents inspect original employee documents in Texas and have another person in Minnesota complete the employer attestation in Section 2 after reviewing photocopies of the documents sent by the Texas person reviewing the forms.

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USCIS Reports On Agency Enhancements, Emphasizes Importance of Regional Center Oversight at July 28 Public Engagement

By | EB-5 Insights | August 12, 2016
USCIS Reports On Agency Enhancements, Emphasizes Importance of Regional Center Oversight at July 28 Public Engagement

At its July 28, 2016 stakeholder engagement, USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) Chief Nicholas Colucci focused his opening remarks on USCIS’s efforts to enhance the IPO’s adjudication capabilities, the office’s commitment to conducting program oversight and promoting program integrity, and the role of the designated regional center in maintaining program integrity. 

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USCIS Issues Guidance Regarding Adjustment of Status Application Filing Dates for September 2016

USCIS Issues Guidance Regarding Adjustment of Status Application Filing Dates for September 2016

On Aug. 9, 2016, following the release of the September 2016 Visa Bulletin, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) issued a statement explaining when to file Adjustment of Status applications for those seeking to become U.S. permanent residents under family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa categories.

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