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Disney Dodges Worker Visa Abuse Claims
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 13, 2016, a federal judge in Florida dismissed a pair of punitive class action lawsuits against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and two


DOL Administrative Law Judge Permits Employer to Deduct H-1B Costs from Final Paycheck per Repayment Agreement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 26, 2016, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") for the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") found that an H-1B employer, located in


USCIS Issues Final Rule Modernizing and Improving Selected Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Programs
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

Last month, USCIS issued its long-awaited final rule regarding certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa programs. See 81 Fed. Reg


New Form I-9 Becomes Mandatory on January 22, 2017
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On November 14, 2016, USCIS issued a new "smart" version of Form I-9 ("Employment Eligibility Verification"), which can be downloaded from the USCIS


Fifth Circuit Finds That Employer May Sign Section 2 of Form I-9 Based on Corporate Knowledge, in Limited Circumstances
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued its opinion in Employer Solutions Staffing Group II, L.L.C. V. OCAHO, No. 15-60173


Immigration Policy Choices Under the New Administration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Now that the election is over, focus turns to the U.S. immigration policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration over the next four


September 2016 Special Immigration Alert
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) just released its instructions for the DV-2018 Diversity Visa (DV-2018) lottery. The registration period begins


Special Immigration Alert: June 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 27 2016

On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued its long-awaited final rule (“2016 Rule”) allowing F-1 graduates to extend


Premium Processing of Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions Will Begin on May 12, 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced that premium processing of cap-subject H-1B petitions selected for fiscal year 2017


USCIS Announces Completion of H-1B Lottery for Fiscal Year 2017
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

On April 12, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it had received more than 236,000 H-1B petitions subject to