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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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Colorado House repeals employment verification law

Colorado House Bill 16-1114 have simplified the hiring process for organization doing business in Colorado. The existing Colorado law, Colorado Revised Statutes Section 8-2-122, forced employers to complete an additional attestation that reaffirms the information already collected on the Form I-9. … 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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Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Bakery Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with a bakery with two stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The settlement resolves allegations that the bakery violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by engaging in discriminatory … Continue reading

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New Vignettes Released to Make I-9 Completion Easier

USCIS just released three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. Watch the new Form I-9 videos and learn how to complete Sections 1, 2, and 3. Each vignette … 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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Ohio restaurant owners, managers indicted for hiring illegal workers

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes … 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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