Are your work-from-home employees prepared for a knock on their door from immigration?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently resumed employer worksite visits that were put on hold because of COVID-19 and social distancing precautions. This may pose challenges for USCIS and your company, as much of the workforce is still working from home or telecommuting from outside the office. That means employees should be prepared
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Visa Bulletin: Great news for employees in the green card backlog – but there’s a catch

The government recently announced rapid progression of green card queues beginning Oct. 1, when the fiscal year began and quotas reset on green cards, allowing thousands more employment-based immigrants to be eligible to file their green card applications this month. While this is great news for employees who have languished in the green card backlog
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M&A deals must weigh stricter immigration environment

As markets bounce back from the economic disruption caused by Covid-19, activity in the area of corporate mergers and acquisitions is on the rise at a time when immigration policies under the Trump administration are increasingly hostile toward foreign workers. The current environment mandates that companies pay even closer attention than usual to the immigration
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Despite Supreme Court win, Dreamers remain in limbo

Despite a major win in the Supreme Court, which ruled on June 18 that the Trump administration improperly terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Dreamers remain in limbo, their fate closely tied to the election that is two months away. There are an estimated 800,000 Dreamers, and about 90% are working for
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