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Immigration Changes in 2017: New High-Skilled Worker Rule Provides Mobility for Employees and Predictability to Employers

The new year brings with it changes in immigration law, including implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) final rule entitled Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers (“the new rule”). In practice, the new rule codifies several long‑standing DHS policies and practices, and creates several … Continue Reading

California Dreaming or Just a Nightmare? New Immigration-Related Legislation

The following highlights just a few recently passed laws relating to immigration and impacting California employers. All were signed by the Governor and take effect on January 1, 2017. Fair and Just Compensation for Undocumented Injured Persons, AB 2159 – In the course of personal injury or wrongful death litigation evidence of a person’s immigration … Continue Reading

New I-9 Form Released by USCIS – Time to Get “Smart” on I-9 Compliance

On November 14, 2016 USCIS released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers may continue using the current Form I-9 with a revision date of March 3, 2013 through January 21, 2017, however, effective January 22, 2017, employers must use the new form. [Reminder: Employers must assure a Form I-9 is completed … Continue Reading

Webinar: Setting off on the right foot – key concerns about starting the employment relationship

Squire Patton Boggs and pre-employment screening specialists ADP present a webinar focussing on the common issues arising at the start of the employment process. On 27 September 2016 at 10.30 am BST, David Regan and Annabel Mace from Squire Patton Boggs and Lisa Lee from ADP will consider: Pre-employment screening Why do it? When is … Continue Reading
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