Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the bi-annual Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.   

As set forth in a Federal Register notice and
Continue Reading OMB Releases Spring Unified Regulatory Agenda; Provides Update on EB-5 and Other Pending Regulations

The Department of State (DOS) has noticed for public comment an Information Collection Review – Electronic Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration  that would require immigrants coming to the United States to submit five years of social media history. This effort is viewed by many as a component of “enhanced vetting” on behalf of the Administration following domestic terrorist activities.

Continue Reading DOS Proposes Rule Requiring Review of Social Media for U.S. Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants

On August 13, USCIS announced that employers should continue using the Form I-9 currently available in the forms section of www.uscis.gov until further notice. The current version of the form should continue to be used even after the OMB control number expiration date of August 31, 2012, has passed. USCIS will provide updated information about the new version of the Form I-9 as it becomes available.
Continue Reading USCIS Announces Continuing Validity of Current Form I-9 Version for Employment Eligibility Verification