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New California laws raise I-9 dilemma for employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

On January 1, 2014, several immigrant-friendly laws went into effect in California. Our January 2014 immigration alert summarized several of the laws


USCIS implements fdns site visits to confirm L-1 employment
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The USCIS has expanded the number of site visits conducted as part of its Fraud Detection and National Security ("FDNS") program to employers of L-1


Important developments have arisen in health care-related immigration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

Below are three important developments in health care-related immigration that we need to bring to your attention: Valid Health Care Certificates Are


USCIS reaches fiscal year 2015 H-1B cap
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

As most H-1B employers know, there is an annual quota on the number of new H-1B petitions that can be approved each federal fiscal year. The quota is


DOS increases site visits for J-1 hosts and participants
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The DOS recently advised designated J-1 sponsors within the intern and trainee categories that representatives from the Bureau of Educational and


California Supreme Court will determine the reach of California Senate bill 1818
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

On April 2, 2014, the California Supreme Court heard arguments in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., No. S196568 (Cal.). In Salas, a former employee of


OCAHO continues to enforce Form I-9 violations in hospitality and construction industries
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The OCAHO has recently issued two Form I-9 enforcement decisions involving hospitality and construction industry employers that should be of interest


Federal court in Texas rules that former employees lack standing to bring RICO claim
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

On March 31, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas held that employees lacked standing to sue their former employer under


Department of Commerce issues fine for export control violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

On February 24, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") and Intevac, Inc. ("Intevac"), entered into a


DOS issues may 2014 Visa Bulletin
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The DOS has issued its Visa Bulletin for May 2014. This bulletin determines who can apply for U.S. permanent residence and when. The cutoff dates for