Beginning on March 20, 2020, the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian governments announced their collaboration in restricting non-essential travel across their shared land borders. These restrictions were subsequently extended multiple times, most recently on August 14, 2020. On September 23, 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency announced yet another extension of these restrictions for Canada and Mexico. Per the most recently […]
Foster first reported in March of 2020 that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was providing flexibility to employers in completing the Form I-9, allowing employee documents presented in connection with the Form I-9 review process to be examined remotely (e.g. via video link, fax, or e-mail, etc.) rather than in the employee’s physical presence under certain circumstances for employers with employees taking […]
Beginning in February 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection began restricting travel from several regions where the COVID-19 pandemic had already begun spreading widely. As part of these restrictions, international travelers from these regions who were not prohibited from traveling to the United States because they met one or more […]
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