Category Archives: I-9

I-9 form and compliance

Alleged visa violations settled for $34M!

Infosys is one of India’s biggest IT consulting companies. It recently settled with the Dept. of Homeland Security for alleged misuse of B-1 visas in lieu of H-1B and for I-9 violations. The B-1 is a business visitor visa not … Continue reading

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New I-9 form released

On March 8, 2013, the CIS released the long awaited NEW! revised Form I-9 with a press release advising the following: __Employers should begin using the newly revised Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13)N for all new hires and reverifications __Employers may … Continue reading

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Airport inspections

On January 16, AILA Colorado Chapter members had a tour of the International Arrivals operations at DIA by CBP (that’s Denver International Airport by Customs and Border Patrol), and I realized yet another reason for H-1Bs who are in the … Continue reading

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I-9 section 3 reverification vs. executing new form

Recently CIS published guidance online November 19, 2012 re when to reverify using section 3 of the form I-9 vs. executing a new I-9 for DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] EADs [Employment Authorization Documents]. The guidance has been criticized … Continue reading

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The Vexing EAD

Human Resources professionals should be consulted by management when management is planning a major client project to assure the availability of key personnel assigned to the project. A crisis can occur if key personnel are scheduled for vacation or if … Continue reading

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