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ICE announces opening of Employment Compliance Inspection Center

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2011

On January 20, 2011, Director Morton announced that ICE planned to intensify its crackdown on employers by establishing a new audit office, known as the "Employment Compliance Inspection Center," that will enhance its ability to review Forms I-9 for larger organizations

New York district court finds employer violated FLSA by refusing to reimburse H-2B workers for visa, travel, and other expenses

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2011

On February 15, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint by foreign H-2B workers that alleged that their employer violated the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") by refusing to reimburse the workers' transportation, visa, and recruitment expenses

2011 Diversity Visa lottery begins on October 2, 2009, and ends on November 30, 2009

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2009

The Department of State (DOS) announced on September 30, 2009, the opening of the registration period for the DV-2011 Diversity Visa lottery

Department of Homeland Security issues final rule rescinding ‘no-match' regulation

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2009

On October 6, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will issue a final rule, to be published in the Federal Register on October 7, 2009, rescinding the embattled "No-Match" regulation

USCIS reaches H-1B cap for FY 2010

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2009

On December 22, 2009, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to exhaust the H-1B quota for fiscal year 2010

Federal judge enjoins key parts of Arizona's immigration law

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

On July 28, 2010, Judge Susan R. Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona issued a preliminary injunction that prevents the most controversial sections of Arizona's new immigration law (SB 1070) from taking effect

2011 Diversity Visa Lottery began October 2, 2009, and will end November 30 2009

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

On September 30, 2009, the Department of State (DOS) announced the opening of the registration period for the 2011 Diversity Visa Lottery (DV-2011

DOS issues November 2009 Visa Bulletin

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

The DOS recently issued its Visa Bulletin for November 2009

President signs FY2010 Appropriations Bill extending immigration programs

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed an Appropriations Bill (Bill) that funds federal government operations through September 30, 2010

Current H-1B cap count

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

On September 25, 2009, USCIS reported that there were approximately 9,500 H-1B cap-subject petitions remaining for fiscal year 2010 (FY2010