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USCIS to halt premium processing service for H-1B extensions
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

On May 19, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will temporarily halt acceptance of premium processing requests


Transient nature of industry and public policy found to be persuasive factors in significantly reducing Form I-9 penalties against horse racing stable
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

An Administrative Law Judge with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) recently penned a decision slashing Form I-9


DOL and DHS issue interim final rule for H-2B visa program
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor have jointly announced a new interim final rule governing the certification of


USCIS to begin premium processing of H-1B cap cases on April 27, 2015
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it will begin premium processing of H-1B cap cases on April 27, 2015


Amended H-1B petition required for changes in employment location
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

In an April 9, 2015, precedent decision, the Administrative Appeals Office ("AAO") affirmed the California Service Center's decision to revoke an


Federal judge rejects U.S. Department of Justice request to stay injunction on executive immigration action
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

As we previously reported, on November 20, 2014, the White House announced an "Immigration Accountability Executive Action" plan that would, among


Employment status of foreign workers in Australia's offshore sector is in flux yet again
  • Littler Mendelson
  • Australia
  • April 1 2015

After years of uncertainty over the issue of whether foreign workers in Australia’s offshore sectors are required to have Australian work visas, it


L-1B denial rates on the rise again: USCIS proposes new adjudication standards in response
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently released statistics related to L-1B denial rates for fiscal year 2014, in response to a


Administration's plan to grant work authorization to millions of individuals on hold
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

President Obama's recent deferred action directive is on hold for now. A federal judge in Texas granted a temporary injunction requested by 26 states


Administrative Law Judge enters sanctions against PEO for false I-9 attestations
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

An Administrative Law Judge with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) recently entered an order against a Minnesota-based