Expired I-9 Form: What to Do

As you may have noticed, the current version of the Form I-9 expired on August 31, 2019, and to date, there is no word on...

How to Respond to SSA No-Match Letters

As Employers Council has previously reported, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently revived its practice of sending “no-match” letters to employers informing them which...

H-1B Season Draws Near

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) last week announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year 2020 cap on April...

Changes to H1-B Program

In a press release issued on January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced changes to the application process for the H1-B visa...

ALERT: E-Verify Resumes Operation

With the partial government shutdown currently over, E-Verify has resumed operations. Employers may again submit employment verification cases for new hires. E-Verify posted guidance on...

No E-Verify Due to Government Shutdown

Since December 22, 2018, the federal government has been partially shut down. Many employers who hoped to use the remaining days of the year for...

ICE Enforcement Surge

Given mandates issued by the White House, it should come as no surprise that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reports its own enforcement actions surged...

Drastic Increases in ICE Enforcement

Back in October 2017, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Thomas Homan provided a glimpse of the Trump Administration’s position on worksite...