The OSC has been busy , settling two cases, one in Puerto Rico and one in California .
And USCIS is floating a new draft I-9 revision for comment.
John Fay writes : "Do you hire employees in Colorado (either now or in the foreseeable future)? Are you concerned about random government audits, especially those that can lead to costly penalties? If so, then take note that the Colorado Department...
ICE, Mar. 24, 2017 - "ICE places detainers on aliens who have been arrested on local criminal charges and for whom ICE possesses probable cause to believe that they are removable from the United States, so that ICE can take custody of the alien when...
USCIS e-mail to stakeholders, Feb. 12, 2014: " We would like to inform you that a revised Form I-290B , Notice of Appeal or Motion< http://www.uscis.gov/i-290b >, is now available for use. The form was revised to make the form clearer, more...
CDC has published
new Technical Instructions for Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse for
Civil Surgeons. These Technical Instructions are effective as of June
CDC has updated their website. The Technical Instructions...
In a 21-page letter dated Sept. 29, 2015, J-1 visa experts Bruce Hake and Brian Schmitt state:
"Our law firm has concentrated on Form 1-612 hardship and persecution waiver applications for more than 20 years. We believe we have filed more I-612s...
According to the proposed unlawful presence waiver rule , applicants will use Form I-601A. Here are links to the draft form and the draft instructions .
[Tip of the hat to Eugene J. Flynn of Dallas.]
This may have slipped under the radar... [ http://www.uscis.gov/I-821D ]
On Aug. 30, 2013 CLINIC wrote :
"A new edition of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application (Form I-821D) and instructions, dated June 25, 2013, is...
"Beginning Friday, May 1, 2015 USCIS will accept only the new version (edition date: 10/23/14) of Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker . The edition date is printed at the bottom of every page. We will reject previous editions of this form...
Matter of DNP America, BALCA, Oct. 6, 2015 - "Employer correctly answered the question in Section H6 because it was not requiring experience in the job offered. Instead, Employer accurately listed the primary experiential requirement in Section H10...
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Mar. 24, 2017 - "Today, ICE issued a new policy regarding use of immigration detainers. Sometimes called immigration holds, detainers are requests by ICE that a local law enforcement...
"On Nov. 1, 2011, USCIS will introduce a new, more user-friendly version
of the form used to report results of medical examinations for those
seeking certain immigration benefits, Report of a Medical Examination
and Vaccination Record, Form...
USCIS, February 04, 2014 : "As part of its form improvements initiative, USCIS is today releasing a revised Form N-400 , Application for Naturalization. Through the Federal Register , USCIS received numerous comments from the public that helped inform...