On October 11, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), citing continued safety precautions related to COVID-19, extended through July 2023 the flexibility rule for the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, which has been in place since March 2020.

Employers are required to inspect employees I-9 identify and corresponding eligibility documentation in-person for those employees who “who physically report to work at a company location on any regular, consistent, or predictable basis.” … Continue Reading

The registration period for the Fiscal Year 2022 H-1B visa lottery will open at noon Eastern Time (ET) on March 9 and run through noon ET on March 25, 2021. Employers seeking to employ H-1B workers must electronically register with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and create an online account to be eligible for FY 2022 H-1B lottery.… Continue Reading