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The Costs to Employers of E-Verify: It is Free, But How Affordable Is It?

By Dawn Lurie and Kevin Lashus Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance practice group have written a piece on what the costs are of using E-Verify to check whether employees are permitted to work in this country. This piece can help attorneys advise clients on an...

BALCA on verfication of sponsorship: Matter of Alfonso's Mexican Food

"The CO concluded, “Because the contact with the employer’s contact could not be made, and sponsorship and the employer’s awareness of the application, therefore, could not be verified, the application is denied.” ... Notably, verification of sponsorship by telephone is not...

USCIS Verification Division Q&A, April 2013

"On April 11, 2013 The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee met with the USCIS Verification Division in Washington, DC to discuss recent updates to the E-Verify and SAVE programs – notably the release of the new Form I-9 and M-274...

Farm Bill Mandates Immigration Checks for Food Stamps

H.R. 2642 / Public Law 113-79, Agriculture Act of 2014 , Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 649 TITLE IV--NUTRITION Subtitle A--Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program * * * SEC. 4015. MANDATING STATE IMMIGRATION VERIFICATION. Section 11 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2020) is amended by striking...

Q&A from Nov. 6, 2014 USCIS / AILA Verification Meeting

"On November 6, 2014 The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee met with the USCIS Verification Division and ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Washington, DC. The questions below were submitted by AILA and responses were provided by...