The recent years have seen an evolving immigration law landscape in the U.S. Of notable significance is the drop of H-1B and L-1 visa approvals following the "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in April 2017. Changes may still come into view as revisions to the key features of the said visa programs are expected to take place this year.
Noncompliance with immigration laws is one of the most significant and common issues faced by employers in the U.S. today. Employers must brace themselves for audits and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigations with the Trump administration making its move against illegal immigrants. This move urges employers to always be compliant with I-9 regulations.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in What’s New for the H-1B Program: Demystifying Recent Trends, Developments, and Best Practices.
In June 2020, the U.S. government suspended the issuance of new employment-based nonimmigrant visas and green cards for the rest of the year. Aimed at protecting U.S. citizens’ health and jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the suspension covers nonimmigrants in the H-1B, L-1, H-2B, and J-1 visa categories as well as their dependents.