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On January 25th, President Biden issued Presidential Proclamation 10143, which renewed travel restrictions on travelers to the United States who have been present in the Schengen area of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, China, or Brazil within the 14 days prior to boarding a flight to the United States. He also expanded the travel restriction […]

On January 29, 2021, the Canadian government announced tighter restrictions on all international travel. Having considered a more complete suspension of all international travel, the Government of Canada ultimately did not ban international travel outright.  The new rules aim to enhance travel safety while leaving essential channels for goods and services open.  First in a multi-layered approach is a suspension on all flights from Mexico and […]

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 […]