Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Emerging Reality Of Immigrant Hiring

The revised enforcement approach by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), a part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has been in effect since July 2009–the same month John Morton, assistant secretary of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement, announced a change in … Continue reading

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E-Verify now on passport matching for US citizens

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the expansion of the E-Verify program’s capabilities to include U.S. passport photo matching. This will further enhance the integrity of … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Signs E-Verify Executive Order

Newly elected Governor of Florida, Rick Scott has begun his term by signing the much debated Executive Order 11-02 requiring state agencies to use the E-verify system to check whether all current and prospective agency employees are authorized to work … Continue reading

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Updated M-274, Handbook for Employers: Instructions for Completing Form I-9

USCIS has published a new version of the Handbook for Employers: Instructions for Completing Form I-9 (M-274) (Rev. 1/05/11). The handbook includes expanded guidance on a number of topics, such as lawful permanent residents, refugees and asylees, and acceptable documents … Continue reading

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