Thursday, August 30, 2012

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

USCIS Begins Accepting DACA Applications

On August 15, 2012, the USCIS began accepting the new DACA application, Form I-821D.  This new application is expected to be used by an estimated 1.7 million applicants.  The Miller Law Offices DREAM ACT webpage has been updated with the White House announcement.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Industrial Strength Immigration Compliance Auditing with Attorney Charles Miller

Ann Cun recently interviewed Attorney Charles (“Chuck”) Miller, co-author of Immigration Law in the Workplace (Aspen). You’re probably already familiar with Mr. Miller’s latest book, published by the American Bar Association, Immigration Compliance Auditing for Lawyers. In light of the enforcement efforts DHS has put into focusing on worksite enforcements through inspection of U.S. employer records...Read more 

Monday, August 13, 2012

Continue to Use the Current Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification

The USCIS has announced that until further notice employers should continue to use the current Form I-9 past the August 31, 2012 form expiration date. 

Friday, August 3, 2012

USCIS Teleconference Provides More Deferred Action Information

There are five new documents in our Dream Act Deferred Action Section that relate to the August 3, 2012 Teleconference conducted by USICS Director Mayorkas. New information was provided concerning filing procedures which are scheduled to begin August 15, 2012. The news included allowing applicants in removal proceedings, those with final orders, and those who have never been in removal proceedings to affirmatively apply with USCIS. Read the five documents in our Dream Act Deferred Action Section…

E-Verify Self-Assessment: The Beginning of an “Industrial Strength”, Audited Immigration Compliance Program

High profile employers need more than an “off-the-shelf” compliance approach. They require an “industrial strength” immigration compliance program that addresses the assessment and correction of important E-Verify compliance risk factors. An independently audited, immigration compliance program, which incorporates the E-Verify Self-Assessment Guide’s checklists, could protect employers from debarment or involuntary termination from the E-Verify program. Read Charles Miller’s article...