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DOS and CBP implement tougher blanket L-1B visa application and travel requirements for L-1 employees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

The L-1 nonimmigrant classification for intra-company transferees remains under intense scrutiny by USCIS in the adjudication process


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


DHS plans to implement E-Verify self-check system
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 7, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") published a notice announcing that it would implement on March 18, 2011, a new E-Verify feature that will allow individuals to check their own work authorization status and, if necessary, correct potential errors


Potential immigration consequences of government shutdown
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

Employers need to consider the potential immigration consequences of a government shutdown due to the current budget impasse


IRS instructs employers regarding alien withholding
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 2, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Notice 2011-12 ("Notice"), in which it announced that employers would have to revert back to the withholding rules in effect in 2005 for FN employees


Second Circuit directs discovery of immigration status in NLRB proceeding to determine eligibility for backpay
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its opinion in NLRB v. Domsey Trading Corporation, Docket Nos. 10-3356, 08-5165, 08-4845 (2d Cir. Feb. 18, 2011), reversing a decision of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") and remanding the proceeding for discovery into the immigration status of employees who might otherwise be eligible for backpay awards


DOS issues March 2011 Visa Bulletin
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

The DOS recently issued its Visa Bulletin for March 2011


New H-1B nonimmigrant visa season starts April 1, 2011
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 11 2011

Remember that all new H-1B petitions must be filed on March 31, 2011, to ensure that they are counted toward the 2012 H-1B cap


ICE expands worksite enforcement activities in the Southeast
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 5 2010

On Tuesday, March 2, 2010, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") announced that it was expanding its worksite enforcement strategy in the Southeastern United States


USCIS reaches H-1B cap for FY 2010
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 24 2009

On December 22, 2009, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to exhaust the H-1B quota for fiscal year 2010