Tag: employer

  1. DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims with Insurance Company

    The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continued its crackdown against discriminatory practices by employers when it announced, on January 24, it had reached a settlement agreement with a Virginia-based insurance company to resolve allegations that the company engaged in immigration-related discrimination. The settlement, like many others since President Biden took office, highlights the administration’s ongoing efforts to target and prosecute discriminatory practices in violation of U.S. immigration law. READ MORE READ MORE

  2. USCIS Announces Registration Period for H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2023

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced the initial registration period for the 2023 H-1B visa program will begin at noon on March 1, 2022, and run through March 18, 2022. Petitions filed within this window afford prospective employers the opportunity to vie for one of the limited H-1B visas for their employees for next year. What is the H-1B Visa? The H-1B is a temporary, READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Immigration Alert: USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee

    US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a nearly 15% fee increase for its premium processing service. READ MORE

  4. How to Handle Form I-9 When Hiring and After

    Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member with Norris McLaughlin& Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, is pleased to present two free seminars for all human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and management at organizations and companies in every industry of every size. He will teach the audience how to complete the I-9 process correctly to avoid getting audited.  SHRM and HRCI credits are available.   Must-know READ MORE READ MORE