Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’

Using a California Non-REAL ID Driver License OK for the Form I-9

A new employee gave me a current California driver license. On the front of the license there is a notation “FEDERAL LIMITS APPLY.” Can I accept this driver license as an identity document for purposes of the Form I-9? Yes. A driver license with the “Federal Limits Apply” notation indicates that the license does not […]

6 Aug 19 - Form I-9 - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

H-1B Visa Cap Reached

As suspected, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hit the congressionally-mandated cap on regular H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2020 within its first week. The filing period opened on April 1. Because the USCIS reversed the lottery order this year and first selected 65,000 applications from all petitions, it must now determine if […]

8 Apr 19 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Guidance for Employers Conducting Internal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 Audits can be found on the ICE website.

Guidance for Employers Conducting Internal Form I-9 Audits

The Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) recently published guidance for employers who want to perform their own internal Form I-9 audits. This guidance is intended to help employers structure and implement self-audits in a manner consistent […]

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