As a user of E-Verify, the electronic employment eligibility verification program, ever wonder what happens behind the scenes regarding your use of the program?  Well,rest assured there is someone watching.  E-Verify’s Monitoring and Compliance (M&C) Branch monitors the use of E-Verify by participating companies in an effort to identify and correct non-compliant activities.  In order

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will be extending work permits for Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries while separately, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) published a notice extending benefits for certain Haitian students with F-1 visas.   

USCIS is extending the TPS designation for Haiti for 18 months, from January 23, 2013

On August 8th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced that following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents, it had issued a $625,000 fine to Secaucus, New Jersey clothing manufacturer, Infinite Visions LLC, for alleged violations of the Immigration and Nationality Act  and serious deficiencies with their form I-9 employment eligibility