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Department of Homeland Security amends rules governing electronic signaturestorage of Forms I-9
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 24 2010

The DHS issued a final rule, effective on August 23, 2010, that amends its regulations regarding how Forms I-9 may be electronically signed and stored


Third Circuit rules that DOL retains authority to punish H-1B violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On April 12, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the DOL retained authority to impose sanctions on a temporary staffing company for violating H-1B visa procedures, even though it acted more than 19 months after the deadline contained in the INA


Koch Foods fined more than $536,000 for worksite violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On February 12, 2010, ICE announced that Koch Foods Inc. had paid fines totaling more that $536,000 arising from a 2007 raid of its southwest Ohio poultry processing facility


DOS issues May 2010 Visa Bulletin
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

The Department of State ("DOS") recently issued its Visa Bulletin for May 2010


ICE expands list of ‘best practices' on its IMAGE Web site
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

ICE has expanded the list of "Best Practices" on its IMAGE Web site


Potential consequences of government shutdown
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

The latest continuing resolution funding federal government operations is set to expire on April 8, 2011, and the threat of a government shutdown appears more of a reality


Maryland restaurant owner arrested for hiring and harboring illegal aliens
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On February 16, 2010, the owner of a Chinese restaurant in Hanover, Maryland, was arrested and charged with hiring and harboring illegal aliens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA"


Courts continue to apply RICO to immigration violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

The federal courts continue to uphold claims under the Racketeer Corrupt Influenced Organizations Act ("RICO") that involve immigration violations


Comprehensive immigration reform
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On April 21, 2010, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated that they might push up congressional debate on comprehensive immigration reform and make this reform the Obama Administration's next legislative priority


CIS announces three measures designed to improve E-Verify, combat discrimination
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On March 17, 2010, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced a number of measures that the agency claims will "strengthen the efficiency and accuracy of the E-Verify system" and combat worker discrimination