Temporary Protected Status

This week’s edition of the Compliance News Flash by Arnall Golden Gregory includes blurbs about the:

  • National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) conference in Baltimore;
  • Temporary Protected Status program and an injunction against the government;
  • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program and enforcement actions against organizations related to their certification;
  • Updated “A Summary of Your Rights

Here’s a sneak peek at this week’s Compliance News Flash from AGG:

  • The California Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act, which is relevant to California employers and their background screening process.
  • Still in California, a new law on its way to the Governor for signature will require software

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

Check out the latest edition of E-Verify Connection, a publication of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Clocking in at one page, it is packed with interesting information, including:

  • The expanded list of  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) designated degree programs that qualify eligible graduates for Optional Practical Training (OPT).  Quick programming note —