There are 23 posts in the Employment Compliance category

EIG Dispatch – March 6, 2015

Highlights House Judiciary Committee Passes Mandatory E-Verify Legislation UK Introduces “Super Priority” Visa Processing Option for U.S. Applicants India Consulates in the UK now Require Biometrics Long-Term Visas Available to Business Travelers in South Africa from Certain Countries  House Judiciary Committee Passes Mandatory E-Verify Legislation The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passed the Legal […]

EIG Dispatch – February 27, 2015

Highlights New Work Permit Conversion Process in Brazil U.S. Customs and Border Protection Launches Pilot Program to Review Electronic I-94 Errors H-4 Employment Authorization Effective May 26, 2015 New Work Permit Conversion Process in Brazil Foreign nationals holding temporary work visas can now apply for permanent work visas directly with the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. […]

EIG Dispatch – February 6, 2015

Highlights Canada Kicks Off Express Entry Program Russian Nationals Required to Carry International Passports to Enter Ukraine Government Closures and Travel Delays in East and Southeast Asia Expected Due to Lunar New Year UK Introduces Biometric Residence Permits for Non-EEA Foreign Nationals Canada Kicks Off Express Entry Program As an update to our previous alerts, […]

EIG Dispatch – January 23, 2015

Highlights EIG Preparing for H-1B Cap Season One Stop Service Center in Bangkok Requires Certified Corporate Documents for Certain Applications Three-Year Work Permits Now Available in Beijing Dutch Court Rules that Japanese Nationals No Longer Need Work Permits EIG Preparing for H-1B Cap Season April 1, 2015 marks the first day U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

EIG Dispatch – January 16, 2015

Highlights Israel and France Increase Prevailing Wages for Certain Foreign Employees MyE-Verify Accounts Expand to 16 More States DHS Considering “Known Employer” Pilot Program U.S. Senators Introduce Immigration Innovation Act of 2015 Israel and France Increase Prevailing Wages for Certain Foreign Employees Israel’s government has increased the prevailing wage employers are required to pay foreign workers from […]

EIG Dispatch – January 9, 2015

Highlights ACR Holders in the Philippines Required to Appear in Person by March 1, 2015  Malaysia Institutes New Income Requirements for Sponsoring Dependents Vietnam No Longer Issuing Multiple-Entry Business Visas on Arrival  South Africa Allows ICT Work Visa Holders to Apply for Two-Year Extension ACR Holders in the Philippines Required to Appear in Person by March […]

EIG Dispatch – December 23, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS Sarah Saldaña Confirmed as Next ICE Director USCIS to Delete E-Verify Records from 2004 United Kingdom Implements Registered Traveler Service for Certain Foreign Nationals Canada Issues Work Permits to Certain Spouses Waiting for Permanent Residency Immigration Processing Times May Be Slow During the Holidays Sarah Saldaña Confirmed as Next ICE Director The U.S. Senate confirmed President […]

EIG Dispatch – December 19, 2014

Highlights U.S. to Restore Diplomatic and Economic Ties with Cuba  Netherlands Increases Minimum Salary Levels for Certain Foreign Workers  Singapore Announces Changes to Employment Pass Process U.S. to Restore Diplomatic and Economic Ties with Cuba President Obama on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 announced that he would normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, more than 50 […]

EIG Dispatch – December 12, 2014

Highlights Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Requiring E-Verify Participation by All Texas State Agencies Union Brings Federal Suit to Challenge OPT for Foreign Students Ireland Reports Delays in Obtaining Re-Entry Visas for Foreign Nationals and Amends Occupations Eligible for its Critical Skills Employment Permit Minimum Wage Increases in Belgium for Certain Foreign Workers Texas Governor […]

EIG Week in Review (Nov 14, 2014)

Highlights UPDATE: President Obama Expected to Announce Executive Action on U.S. Immigration Reform Processing Delays in Malaysia for Employment, Dependent, and Professional Visit Passes Mercosur Visa to Colombia No Longer Available for Venezuelan Nationals UPDATE: President Obama Expected to Announce Executive Action on U.S. Immigration Reform  As an update to our previous report, President Obama could be […]