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Immigration compliance is everyone’s concern, yet too often companies do not prioritize it until something big or bad happens. Think about how you would react if Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrived at corporate headquarters or your office with a Notice of Inspection to review your forms I-9 within three days… The goal of this blog is to alert employers about issues surrounding employer compliance and flag issues they should be considering as they develop an overall immigration compliance program for their company. It should provide a resource and tool to discuss what steps can be taken to comply with federal and state immigration and employment laws.

The blog is intended to serve as a tool and resource for human resources professionals, general counsels and business owners to provide a better understanding of what is required by a company to comply with federal and state immigration laws as it relates to their workforce. It is meant to provide useful insights into developments and trends with respect to the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (form I-9), the E-Verify electronic employment eligibility verification program), state laws and related areas of the law.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will increase the premium processing fee for certain employment-based petitions, beginning on December 2, 2019. Premium processing is an optional service provided to petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker that allows petitioners to request 15-day processing...Continue Reading...
Please join us on October 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST for a free webinar hosted by TazWorks and presented by Montserrat Miller and Erin Doyle from Arnall Golden Gregory LLP.  Ms. Miller and Ms. Doyle will cover the following subjects: Differences between employment screening and tenant screening under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)....Continue Reading...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Atlanta, GA Please join AGG for our annual Employment Law Seminar on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Our attorneys—who have been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Super Lawyers—will help you navigate today’s harrowing employment adventures,...Continue Reading...