Tag: immigrationcompliance

USCIS Introduces Form I-9 Webinar On-Demand

On September 25, 2014, USCIS published the first Form I-9 Webinar On-Demand. Now you can watch the free Form I-9 webinar at any time. Choose the chapters of your choice or watch the entire 22 minute video in one sitting.

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Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) encourages employers to provide new employees with the new Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet, which contains common questions and answers to help prepare new employees fill-in Section One of the Form I-9. #immigrationupdates

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Have a new foreign national hire who can’t obtain a Social Security Number because of the federal government shutdown? Wondering how to put your new hire on payroll?

Here's a helpful guide for employers handling new foreign national hires. Please also feel free to join our "Immigration Compliance for Employers" community (https://plus.google.com/u/2/communities/104731034467469713626?partnerid=gplp0) here on Google+ if your interested in the topic. Originally shared by +Loke Walsh Immigration Law

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Government Shutdown: Hiring a Foreign National Without a Social Security Number

Have a new foreign national hire that can’t obtain a SSN because of the federal government shutdown? Wondering how to put your new hire on payroll? The Social Security Administration (SSA) is just one of the many federal agencies that

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It's not a good idea

Here's a recent OSC guidance for employers regarding pre-population of Section 1 of the Form I-9 with previously obtained information from the employee. Originally shared by +Loke Walsh Immigration Law OSC Guidance on Pre-Population of Section 1 of the Form

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OSC Guidance on Pre-Population of Section 1 of the Form I-9

To avoid providing outdated or inaccurate information and depriving an employee with limited English proficiency (LEP) from understanding the accuracy of information on the form, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) discourages employers from pre-populating section

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OSC Guidance

General contractors requiring subcontractor's employees to present original I-9 documentation could present a number of problems. "If a general contractor were to ask an employee of a subcontractor to produce such documents a second time, this could present a number

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Guidelines For Employers Requiring U.S. Degree From Applicants

OSC provides general guidelines to employers requiring U.S. degree from applicants to be selected for employment. "In Dalila Kamal-Griffin v, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, 3 OCAHO no, 568, 1641 (1993), an Administrative Law Judge held that a law firm did

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Guidelines For Employers Requiring U.S. Degree From Applicants

OSC provides general guidelines to employers requiring U.S. degree from applicants to be selected for employment. "In Dalila Kamal-Griffin v, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, 3 OCAHO no, 568, 1641 (1993), an Administrative Law Judge held that a law firm did

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E-Verify Update: Direct Employee Notification

Providing an email address when filling out Form I-9 is optional. However, employees who do so, can benefit from this latest E-Verify update. "Currently, if there is a record mismatch that needs to be resolved before the employee can be

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