USA - July 2 2009 Yesterday, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") issued 652 I-9 Audit Notices of Inspection ("Notices") to employers across the country.
USA - June 30 2009 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has reported that the naturalization rates among eligible permanent residents has risen to record levels during recent years.
USA - June 30 2009 It still is not too late to file an H-1B petition for a cap-subject employee.
USA - June 30 2009 Effective June 29, 2009, USCIS began to accept premium processing requests for I-140 Immigrant Petitions filed in the EB-1 Extraordinary Ability, EB-1 Outstanding Researcher and Professor, EB-2 Member of Professions with Advanced Degrees or Exceptional Ability (not seeking a national interest waiver), and EB-3 Basic Degree Professional or Skilled Worker categories.
USA - June 30 2009 As anyone involved in the business immigration world knows, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) worksite audits have been on the rise in recent years, particularly regarding H-1B specialty occupation worker and L-1 intracompany transferee visa cases.