Posts Tagged ‘Department of Homeland Security’

Certain employers may inspect Form I-9 Section 2 documentation remotely during the COVID-19 national emergency.

Form I-9 Document Inspection More Flexible Due to COVID-19

Although COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is causing employers uncertainty for the future, they’re still hiring — even as many of their employees are working remotely. Federal law, however, requires employers to use the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employment eligibility and to physically examine each original Section 2 document the employee […]

24 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Form I-9 - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Potential Expansion of Employment Authorization

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced two proposals designed to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants as part of the U.S. workforce. The first proposal relates to “H-4 dependents” (spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21) of H-1B nonimmigrant workers. Under current regulations, the DHS does not list H–4 dependents […]

15 May 14 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »