H-1B Enforcement to be Strenghtened

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is planning to step up its effort to conduct on-site inspections of H-1B visa employers to see whether employers that have sponsored workers for an H-1B visa are complying with the terms or are in violation of them. The USCIS plans to conduct 25,000 on-site inspections in 2010.  […]

Workplace Audits – Employers Beware!

On November 19, 2009, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“USICE”) announced that it will begin to conduct workplace audits to ensure that employers have complied with employment verification laws when hiring a foreign national.  According to the USICE, Notices of Inspection will be issued to 1,000 employers nationwide. Audits involve a comprehensive review of Form […]