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USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On April 19, USCIS announced it was redesigning the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation … Continue reading

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Form I-9 – Version Updates

Form I-9 Expiry Until further notice, employers should continue using the current Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, dated 03/31/2016. The Spanish version of Form I-9 may be filled out by employers and employees in Puerto Rico ONLY. Spanish-speaking employers and employees in … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Diversified Business Consulting Group, Inc.

The Justice Department reached an agreement today with an information technology staffing agency headquartered in Maryland.  The settlement resolves the department’s claims that the company discriminated against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The … Continue reading

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New E-Verify Service Combats Fraud, Protects Identity, Educates Workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees.  myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create and maintain secure personal accounts and access new features for identity protection. “Since … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a … Continue reading

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Half a Million Companies Now Participate in E-Verify

SMore than 500,000 companies now use E-Verify, the free online service that allows United States employers to confirm their new employees’ eligibility to work. “Since it was established, E-Verify has experienced exponential growth, increased accuracy and high customer-satisfaction ratings,” said … Continue reading

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USCIS to expand E-Verify Access to Mobiles

USCIS is planning on expanding their E-Verify reach from websites to mobile phones. A listening session is scheduled on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the future of E-Verify mobile access. In addition … Continue reading

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ABT Revised Settlement Agreement Granted Final Approval; Implementation to Begin by Dec. 3, 2013

On Nov. 4, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted final approval of the revised ABT Settlement Agreement, bringing to a close class action litigation that began in December 2011. The settlement agreement provides … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalis

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014, through Sept. 17, 2015. Current Somali beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Arapahoe, Colo., Sheriff’s Office to Resolve Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Arapahoe County, Colo. Office of the Sheriff resolving allegations that the Office of the Sheriff violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The … Continue reading

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