Fed Official: Immigrants ‘Missing Ingredient’ to Growth

Though the Census Bureau estimates America holds more than 324 million citizens and is among the most populous countries in the world, one of the biggest problems with the U.S. economy is simply a lack of workers. That’s according to Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank...

5 Ways to Manage the Workplace Immigration Process

Ongoing I-9 and E-Verify enforcement efforts let employers know that serious civil and criminal sanctions can be imposed for noncompliance. By Avalyn C. Langemeier and Kari Blackman Whether immigration becomes more restrictive or expansive following the November general election,...

E-Verify May Be More Trouble Than Ease For Some Employers

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (May 20, 2016, 5:07 PM ET) — Although E-Verify can be a useful tool for companies seeking to make sure their employees are authorized to work, attorneys warn that jumping into the program can lead to staffing shortages, and E-Verify data...

Overcoming Employment Obstacles Provoked by US Immigration Issues

By Helene Dang One of the biggest challenges facing companies hiring foreign workers in the United States is working within an outdated immigration system that does not fully complement modern business practices. As such, companies must adjust their recruitment strategies to give...

Working H-4 Spouses Get to Take a Step Forward, But is it a Giant One?

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus Mehta Sometimes it takes a while for a sound idea to gain acceptance. Granting employment authorization to H-4 spouses is a good example. In late March 2010, the authors urged In The Tyranny of Priority Dates that this be done, with or without an...

Keeping Track: Select Issues in Employer Sanctions and Immigration Compliance

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta The Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, that was established under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)1 is a deceptively simple form, but it involves a most complex process that an employer in the United States has...
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