Posts Tagged ‘USCIS’

Deadline Near: Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9

This past July, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9. Employers were given a grace period before they were required to use the new form, but that grace period expires soon! By September 18, employers must only use the new Form I-9 with the revision date of 07/7/17 N. Prior […]

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Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed employers that there was a problem with the initial release of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification back in November. The USCIS says that employers should review their form to ensure their employees’ Social Security numbers (SSN) appear correctly in Section 1. According to the USCIS, […]

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H-1B Cap Reached; New Program Targets H-1B Visa Fraud

Last Friday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has hit the congressionally mandated cap on H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year 2018, and also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 beneficiaries cap under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. The filing period opened on April 3. The USCIS […]

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Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual provides employers with detailed instructions on completing the Form I-9. The revised version is dated 1/22/17. The updated manual reflects revisions to the Form I-9. As previously reported, the USCIS […]

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Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9

This past November, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9. Employers were given a grace period before they were required to use the new form. But that grace period expires soon! By January 22, employers must only use the new Form I-9 with the revision date of 11/14/2016 N. Prior versions […]

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