Tag: immigrationupdates

USCIS Update on E-Verify & I-9 Operations Following End of Shutdown

Reposted: E-Verify has resumed operations following the federal government shutdown. All E-Verify features and services are now available. The following information addresses questions on how the federal government’s shutdown affected E-Verify and Form I-9. Information For Employers Form I-9 The Form

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November 2013 Visa Bulletin Is Out

EB-3 priority dates, including China Mainland and Mexico, jumps 3 months forward to October 1, 2013; No movement for India and the Philippines. EMPLOYMENT-based Third Preference: China: Rapid forward movement of the cut-off date, as a result of there being

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State Department Now Requires Form DS-160 for K Visa Applications

From the State Department: #immigrationupdates   #kvisas Embedded Link travel.state.gov/pdf/Using_ds_160_for_K_Visa_Applications_October_2013.pdf

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More Good News for California Immigrants

Following AB 60, a bill which authorizes undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s license in California, Governor +Jerry Brown today signed a series of bills that would enhance school, workplace and civil protections for California’s hardworking immigrants.Included in the list is AB

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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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Immigration-Related Services Affected by the Shutdown

Following the Congress' failure to reach an agreement on a budget resolution before its Monday deadline, the government shutdown has officially begun — the first shutdown in 17 years. As a result several government agencies, providing immigration-related services, are impacted: USCIS Status:

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Immigration-Related Services Affected by the Shutdown

Following the Congress' failure to reach an agreement on a budget resolution before its Monday deadline, the government shutdown has officially begun — the first shutdown in 17 years. As a result several government agencies, providing immigration-related services, are impacted:

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It’s that time of year again!

The 2015 Diversity Green Card Lottery program starts on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:00 noon (EDT) and ends on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00 noon (EST). Here's our top 10 things you need to know about the program.

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October 2013 Visa Bulletin Is Out

The Visa Bulletin for October 2013 shows minimal progress in the employment-based (EB) category. Priority dates for EB-3 Philippines advances to December 16, 2006 (2 weeks), EB-2 Mainland-Born advances to September 15, 2008 (5 weeks), while the rest remains the

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