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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


USCIS issues revised Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, that includes questions relating to export controls and "deemed exports"
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

On November 23, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") issued a revised version of Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, that includes a new section Part 6 related to export controls


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


USCIS clarifies H-1B "cap-gap" rules for F-1 students
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

On April 4, 2011, the USCIS issued a set of FAQs that provide guidance for the "cap-gap" rules that apply to F-1 academic students working in Optional Practical Training ("OPT"


E-Verify to include U.S. passport photo-matching capability
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 10, 2010, the DHS announced that the E-Verify program had been upgraded to include the capability to match U.S. passport photos


Employers must now complete revised Form I-129 and answer questions relating to export controls and "deemed exports"
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On November 23, 2010, the USCIS issued a new version of its Form I-129 that includes a new section - Part 6 - related to export controls


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