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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


CBP & USCIS issue holiday season travel reminder
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 30 2009

On October 8, 2009, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminded those planning international trips to have their approved travel documents ready and to anticipate heavy traffic during the upcoming holiday season


Department of Homeland Security issues final rule rescinding ‘no-match' regulation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 7 2009

On October 6, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will issue a final rule, to be published in the Federal Register on October 7, 2009, rescinding the embattled "No-Match" regulation


Justice Department presses immigration-related discrimination charges
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 8, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it had settled allegations that LF Staffing Services Inc. ("LF Staffing") had engaged in immigration-related discrimination


USCIS provides additional guidance to hospitals and other employers concerning H-1B cap exemptions based on affiliation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On March 16, 2011, the USCIS announced that it was reviewing its policy for determining H-1B cap exemptions for nonprofit entities that are related to, or affiliated with, an institution of higher education


Labor Department orders Prince George's County Public School System to pay $5.9 million for violations of H-1B wage requirements
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 4, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") found Maryland's Prince George's County Public School System ("PGCPS") in willful violation of the wage requirements that govern the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program


USCIS issues final rule on employment eligibility verification
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 14, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") issued its final rule on the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification process


Georgia considers Arizona-like immigration law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 14, 2011, the last day of the legislative session, the Georgia House passed GA House Bill 87, which contains provisions similar to Arizona SB 1070 and is intended to crack down on illegal immigration to the state


DOS issues May 2011 Visa Bulletin
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

The U.S. Department of State ("DOS") recently issued its Visa Bulletin for May 2011


DHS eliminates NSEERS registration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 27, 2011, the DHS announced that it was eliminating the list of countries whose nationals have been subject to registration under the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System ("NSEERS"