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...

Impact of Government Shutdown on Employers

Today is Day Three of the government shutdown, the fifteenth such shutdown since 1976. While most employers will be unaffected, those dealing with the Equal...