Additional Executive Orders (“EO”) are apparently circulating among administration officials, including more related to immigration and one specifically related to business immigration. It is unclear when or exactly what President Trump will sign but one such draft order is entitled “Executive Order—Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker

Annually my law firm publishes a checklist of legal issues we believe will be relevant in 2017.  To view the list click here.

In no particular order of importance this year’s list includes the following, with brief write-ups by AGG lawyers:

  1. Wage and Hour
  2. Non-GAAP Financial Measures
  3. Ban the Box
  4. EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
  5. Immigration

Please join me and my colleague, Teri Simmons, for a free webinar on January 24th at noon EST during which time we’ll discuss immigration compliance issues relevant to employers.  We’ll also cover what organizations can expect in 2017 under the new Administration.

Teri and I will cover topics related to the Employment Eligibility Verification

For all you E-Verify nerds (like me) out there, here is the latest on the status of the E-Verify program.  The program is obviously operational and not going away, so don’t stop using it if you are.  But in a technicality, since E-Verify is not a permanent program at this time, it requires periodic “reauthorizations”

It’s that time of the year when employers using the E-Verify program need to act to save their historic records.  Yawn…historic records?E-Verify

To comply with the National Archives and Records Administration’s retention and disposal schedule, on January 1st of each year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is required to dispose of E-Verify transaction records

Hours before the government was due to shut down, the President signed into law a stopgap measure which will fund the federal government through December 11, 2015.   The possibility of a government shutdown would have affected, among other programs, the E-Verify program administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).     Similar to the 2013 federal