Federal law requires employers to verify the identity and employment authorization of each person they hire, complete and retain a Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) for each employee, and avoid discriminating against individuals on the basis of national origin or citizenship.
The current Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification is set to expire on March 31, 2016.
Originally introduced by the Howard Coalition Government in 1996 the Subclass 457 visa allow overseas workers the ability to fill local labour shortages.
In a welcome move, on March 18, 2016 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released policy guidance for its officers to help them decide “green card portability” cases.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a notice of proposed changes to the Form I-9 in the Federal Register on November 24, 2015.
Private equity funds have become a staple of investment in every industry sector from real estate to technology to energy to healthcare and more.
In November 2014, the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson designated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for 18 months due to the outbreak of Ebola Virus in West Africa.
Although I’ve been writing offer and assignment letters for more than 15 years, I’m curious as to what are today’s best practices for preparing these documents as our company extends its global reach.
Last week the Federal government decided to crackdown on the sponsors of family visa holders.
The Department of State (DOS) has released the April 2016 Visa Bulletin, with the Application Final Action Date chart for employment-based applications reflecting some substantial movement.