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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, e-mail, etc.) rather than in the employee’s physical presence. This was permitted under certain circumstances for employers with employees taking […]

On Monday, January 25, 2021, President Biden issued a Presidential Proclamation that reinstated COVID-19 travel restrictions for certain non-U.S. citizens traveling from the Schengen area, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Brazil, or South Africa to the U.S. These travel restrictions will remain in effect indefinitely, subject to review by the Secretary of Health and Human Services every 30 days.  Similar travel restrictions that have been in place since […]

As countries across the globe continue to battle the spread of COVID-19, governments continue to warn citizens against international travel. Since March 2020, countries have implemented and revised global travel restrictions to minimize the spread of the virus. Approaching a year later, many countries face the same struggle.  For example, recently Canada has strongly considered implementing an international travel ban as the government […]

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 December 22, 2020. On January 19, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced yet another extension […]