Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Farm Bill Mandates Immigration Checks for Food Stamps
Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

USCIS Verification Division Q&A, April 2013
Posted on 19 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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 –... Read More

Tags: Q&A , aila , USCIS , verification

BALCA on verfication of sponsorship: Matter of Alfonso's Mexican Food
Posted on 5 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Q&A from May 10, 2017 AILA / ICE / USCIS / IER Meeting
Posted on 28 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS - Questions and Answers American Immigration Lawyers Association Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee Joint Meeting with USCIS Verification, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, and the U.S. Department... Read More

Tags: ier , Q&A , aila , USCIS , verification , ICE

Q&A from AILA/USCIS/ICE Liaison Meeting, Nov. 10, 2016
Posted on 14 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 10, 2016 - "On November 10, 2016, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Document Liaison Committee met with USCIS’s Verification Division and ICE Homeland Security Investigations to respond to questions... Read More

Official Notes from Nov. 10, 2015 ICE / USCIS / AILA Meeting, Verification & Documentation Liaison
Posted on 3 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 10, 2015 - "On November 10, 2015, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Document Liaison Committee met with USCIS’s Verification Division and ICE Homeland Security Investigations to respond to questions... Read More

Q&A from Nov. 6, 2014 USCIS / AILA Verification Meeting
Posted on 23 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

The Costs to Employers of E-Verify: It is Free, But How Affordable Is It?
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

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... Read More