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On March 20, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that documents presented by employees in connection with the Form I-9 can be reviewed remotely (e.g. via video link, fax, or e-mail, etc.) under certain circumstances for employers with employees taking physical proximity precautions due to COVID-19. This temporary […]

On Friday, March 20, 2020, the governments of the United States, Canada and Mexico announced joint initiatives to restrict non-essential cross-border traffic.   The US-Canada and US-Mexico borders will be closed to non-essential traffic effective Saturday, March 21, 2020, for a 30-day period.  Non-essential traffic includes traffic for tourism or […]

Before an H-1B or E-3 petition for nonimmigrant worker can be filed, USDOL requires employers to provide notice to the workforce at the location of intended employment that the employer intends to file a petition to employ an H-1B or E-3 worker at that location. Further, whenever an H-1B or […]