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USCIS Issues Additional Information to Employers Whose H-1B Petitions for Health Care Specialty Occupations Have Been Denied Published: Jul 21, 2009 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today issued guidance to certain employers who received a denial of Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting H-1B classification for a beneficiary to practice in a health care specialty occupation prior to May 20, 2009. If the Form I-129 was denied solely on the basis that the
A Conversation about the Economic Effects of Immigrants on African Americans Published: Jul 17, 2009 A Conversation about the Economic Effects of Immigrants on African Americans "Gerald D. Jaynes, a professor in the Economics and African American Studies Departments at Yale University, dispels the myth that immigrants take African American jobs. In his plainspoken narrative, Jaynes cites statistical analysis on the effect of immigration on wages and
E-Verify Employer "Dos and Don'ts" Published: Jul 17, 2009 Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division E-Verify Employer DOs and DON’Ts (Revised 03/10/09) DO... Use program to verify employment eligibility of new hires Use program for all new employees regardless of national origin or citizenship status Use program
Immigration Enforcement Actions: July 2009 Annual Report Published: Jul 16, 2009 Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2008 July 2009 Annual Report "Each year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undertakes immigration enforcement actions involving hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals (for definitions of immigration enforcement action terms, see Box 1). These actions include the arrest, detention, return, and removal from
AILF LAC Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 8 Published: Jul 15, 2009 AILF LAC Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter "This issue of AILF's Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter covers a court order requiring DHS to respond to a detention standards petition, BIA and Ninth Circuit decisions on continuances, a class action challenging prolonged detention, retroactive application of a change in law, and litigation resources
USCIS Guidance on the Applicability of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Published: Jul 15, 2009 USCIS Guidance on the Applicability of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Introduction The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) amended the Immigration Nationality Act by changing how an alien is determined to be a child for purposes of immigrant classification. The Act permits an applicant for certain benefits to retain classification as a
Deciphering the Numbers on E-Verify’s Accuracy Published: Jul 14, 2009 Deciphering the Numbers on E-Verify’s Accuracy: "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released various sets of data regarding the accuracy and error rates of the E-Verify employment-verification system. Although the numbers change often depending on the time period, the number of employers using the system, and the number of queries to the
The Math of Immigration Detention Published: Jul 11, 2009 The Math of Immigration Detention: "The Department of Homeland Security’s immigration detention program, operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), will cost taxpayers over $1.7 billion during FY 2010. The $1.7 billion budget for “Custody Operations” provides ICE with funding to maintain its current detention capacity of 33,400 people in