The Acting Assistant Inspector General for Audits with the DHS Office of the Inspector General, Mark Bell, has made three recommendations for improving ICE’s implementation of its worksite enforcement strategy based on an audit of the agency (www.oig.dhs.gov).
China is Australia’s largest market for international students. According to the Australian international education research, Australian places Chinese graduates on the labour market with employment advantages in China.
The Temporary Non-agricultural Employment 2011 H-2B Wage Rule for calculating the prevailing wage rates (“Rule”) has cleared one of the last hurdles to implementation by the U.S. Department of Labor, with a ruling by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia upholding the regulation.
When is the Right Time for Immigration Reform? Immigration Law Leader Laura Foote Reiff Puts It into Perspective
With immigration reform being pushed off to the side by federal lawmakers, more and more voices are calling on Congress to stop making excuses and draft significant legislation on what to do for the over 11 million illegal immigrants in the US.
USCIS Strictly Enforcing the Statutory Provisions in Adjudicating H-1B Petitions Filed Under the 20,000 Advanced Degree Cap
A separate cap of 20,000 H-1B’s is allotted for those foreign nationals who were awarded advanced degrees in the U.S.
On February 19, 2014, the Ontario government introduced Bill 161, the Ontario Immigration Act, 2014, proposed legislation that would, if passed, create a new framework for the recruitment, selection and admission of skilled workers in the province, and establish a significant inspection, investigation and enforcement regime.
You’re a Human Resources guru. A few years ago, your employer petitioned for H-1B status for a foreign student. The H-1B employee is working out really well and is in the middle of a project that is critical to the company.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Whole Foods Market alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the U.S. District Court Northern District of California (Gezahegne v. Whole Foods Market California, Inc.; 4:14-cv-00592).
As Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives prepare to release their policies for immigration reform in the coming days, lawmakers, immigration reform advocates and individuals close to the issue are straining for details.
Weeks of ups and downs and high points and low points in the Immigration Reform debate have left the stakeholder community wondering how next to proceed. L