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U.S. Consulates in Canada temporarily suspend third country national visa processing for summer
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • Canada, USA
  • June 5 2014

We confirmed today that the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada all will limit nonimmigrant visa appointments by third-country nationals (TCNs) not


DHS issues proposed rules to retain highly skilled foreign workers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

On May 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") proposed a rule that would authorize employment authorization for certain H-4


DHS proposes to issue employment authorization to certain H-4 spouses
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

On May 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") proposed a rule that would authorize employment authorization for certain H-4


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


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


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 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


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