Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced that Kenneth T. (Ken) Cuccinelli will serve as the new acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), effective June 10, 2019.  Former USCIS Director Francis Cissna stepped down earlier this month.

It is unclear if Mr. Cuccinelli will be confirmed by the U.S. Senate

All wrapped up in a pretty little bow, just in time for the holidays and holiday hiring!  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has finally issued the revised Employment Eligibility Verification form (“Form I-9”).  Remember, all employers must complete a new Form I-9 for each new hire within three business days of hire.

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Keeping tabs on the revised Form I-9 that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is due to release, USCIS updated its website to provide important dates.  I previously wrote about the revised Form I-9 here and how it has been cleared for publication.

This week USCIS posted on its website that they must release the

For those employers anxiously awaiting the “new” Form I-9 (the Employment Eligibility Verification Form) the wait continues but we are getting closer.  On August 25th the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) cleared the revised Form I-9.  For now, employers should continue to use the Form I-9 on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website

Employers all know that whenever they onboard a new employee they must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification form (Form I-9) issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  And that this form must be completed within three business days of hire.  But do you know that this form expires at the end of

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

President Obama’s executive order on immigration has been halted by a federal judge in Texas. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen granted a temporary injunction to allow the government, and the 26 states challenging the President’s executive order issued in November of last year, time to prepare and present arguments to the court on the merits.