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Compliance Week: Immigration Compliance Audits Hit Record High Levels

In this November 19, 2013 article by Jaclyn Jaeger for Compliance Week, I discuss the importance of internal I-9 compliance, including centralizing a company’s I-9 function, and conducting internal audits.  Read the full article:immigration-compliance-audits-hit  

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New Policy provides Pathway to Green Card for Families of Service Members

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a policy memorandum addressing the parole of spouses, children and parents of active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces, members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve (including the … Continue reading

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No Summer Vacation for I-9 Compliance

The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Discrimination (OSC) has been very busy in the last few weeks. While many employers and their employees have been enjoying traditional August vacations, the OSC has been conducting investigations, bringing suit and … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania DOT adds 8 languages to Driver’s License Test- Eliminates Automatic Use of Translators

On July 22, 2013, Pennsylvania joined New Jersey, New York and many other states by making its written driver’s license test available in multiple languages. The test will now be available in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Ukrainian, … Continue reading

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CBP Goes Paperless: The New Electronic I-94 and What it Means for Travelers

On May 1, 2013 US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began the roll-out of its new electronic I-94 system. By the end of May, paper I-94s will be eliminated for all foreign national travelers except those entering at land border … Continue reading

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New I-9 Form Finally Released- 60 Day Grace Period for Implementation

The long awaited NEW Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13) has finally been released by USCIS.  After months of reviewing over 6,000 comments, USCIS has finalized the new form with some key changes: New data fields, including the employee’s … Continue reading

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Bill to make E-Verify Permanent Introduced in the Senate

The first bill of the annual “let’s make E-Verify permanent” ritual has been introduced in the Senate. The  Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act of 2013 would permanently fund the E-Verify program and make it a national mandate for all employers. E-Verify … Continue reading

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