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Philadelphia Expands "Ban The Box" Ordinance To Further Restrict The Consideration Of Criminal Background Records In Hiring Decisions
The amended Ordinance provides applicants with the right to file a complaint with the Commission within 300 calendar days of the alleged violation of the Ordinance.
United States
23 Dec 2015
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Consider Making A New Year's Resolution To Protect Your Company's Confidential Information
Each year at this time, employees throughout the United States receive performance reviews, raises, holiday bonuses, promotions with new responsibilities and, very often, new employment agreements.
United States
23 Dec 2015
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EB-2 Visas For China And India Move Five Months And Other Immigration Law Updates
After months without significant movement in the employment-based immigrant visa preference categories, the July 2011 "Visa Bulletin" announced a five-month jump for the EB-2 category for Indian and Chinese nationals.
United States
23 Jun 2011
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Already Nearing 2011 Cap for H-1B Petitions
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that as of December 31, 2010, it has received 57,300 H-1B petitions out of the available 65,000 petitions for fiscal year 2011.
United States
13 Jan 2011
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Suspension of Implementation of Part 6 of the Updated Form I-129 Regarding Export Control Questions
On December 22, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on its website that employers will not be required to complete Part 6 of Form I-129 containing the new export control / ITAR questions until February 20, 2011.
United States
27 Dec 2010
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Immigration Fees Increase; November Cut-Off Dates See Little Movement
The November 2010 "Visa Bulletin" indicates that visas in the Employment-Based First and Second Preference categories (EB-1 and EB-2) are current, with the exception of EB-2 applications from Mainland China and India.
United States
9 Nov 2010
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India EB-2 Cut-Off Date Jumps Forward and Other Immigration Law Updates
On June 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of State issued the Visa Bulletin for July 2010. There is good news for Indian nationals in the Employment-Based Second Preference (EB-2), as the cut-off date has moved forward by eight months, to Oct. 1, 2005.
United States
1 Jul 2010
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U.S. Supreme Court's Sixth-Amendment Ruling Requires Defense Counsel to Inform Immigrant When Plea May Lead to Deportation
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a significant decision regarding the rights and protections owed to immigrant defendants facing criminal charges.
United States
18 Apr 2010
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FY2010 H-1B Cap Reached And Other Immigration Law Updates
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that as of December 21, 2009, sufficient H-1B petitions were received to reach the statutory cap for Fiscal Year 2010.
United States
8 Jan 2010
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Availability Of EB-3 Visas And Other Developments In Immigration Law
The November Visa Bulletin—issued by the U.S. Department of State—continues a positive trend started in October, which made visas available for individuals with older priority dates in the Employment-Based Third Preference (EB-3) category following five months of visa unavailability and priority date retrogression.
United States
21 Oct 2009
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E-Verify Rule For Federal Contractors Will Take Effect September 8, 2009
On August 27, 2009, Judge Alexander Williams, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland upheld the legality of a federal regulation that will require many federal government contractors to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of new hires as well as certain existing employees.
United States
8 Sep 2009
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U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement Serves 652 Businesses With Notices Of Inspection For A Form I-9 Audit
On July 1, 2009, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) served 652 businesses nationwide with Notices of Inspection (NOI) for an official Form I-9 audit.
United States
15 Jul 2009
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Premium Processing Of Certain I-140 Petitions To Resume On June 29, 2009
On June 22, 2009, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will resume Premium Processing Service for certain I-140 petitions, starting on June 29, 2009.
United States
1 Jul 2009
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E-Verify Requirement For Federal Contractors Delayed Again
Implementation of the regulation that would require all federal contractors to participate in E-Verify has been delayed yet again—until September 8, 2009—and it appears increasingly uncertain that the final rule will ever take effect.
United States
15 Jun 2009
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Department Of Homeland Security Announces Shift In Focus To Criminal Prosecution Of Employers That Hire Undocumented Workers
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on April 30 issued a new Fact Sheet on its Worksite Enforcement Strategy, announcing a shift in focus by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to target the employers of undocumented workers, rather than the workers themselves.
United States
8 May 2009
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Implementation Of E-Verify Requirement For Federal Contractors Delayed For The Third Time
On April 20, 2009, implementation of the regulation that would require all federal contractors to participate in E-Verify was postponed for the third time – until June 30, 2009.
United States
21 Apr 2009
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New I-9 Form Takes Effect On April 3, 2009
Beginning on April 3, 2009, employers must use the new Form I-9 Employer Eligibility Verification when verifying and reverifying the employment eligibility of their workers.
United States
2 Apr 2009
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The Impact Of TARP Funding On H-1B Employers
On February 17, 2009, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
United States
17 Mar 2009
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Effective Date Requiring Employers To Use New I-9 Form Delayed
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has delayed the effective date for use of the new Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification until April 3, 2009, according to an announcement issued by USCIS Acting Deputy Director Michael Aytes on January 30, 2009.
United States
6 Feb 2009
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Implementation Of E-Verify Requirement For Federal Contractors Delayed
Implementation of the regulation that would require all federal contractors to participate in E-Verify has been further delayed – until May 21, 2009 – and it now appears uncertain whether the rule will ever take effect.
United States
5 Feb 2009
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