Over the past few months, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been conducting a stepped-up program of H1-B workplace audits. The site visits are aimed at reducing cases of H1-B violations and fraud. According to JD Supra contributor Nachman & Associates, P.C., “as many as one in five applications [are] affected by either fraud or ‘technical violations’ of the H-1B program.”
What do the USCIS site visits mean to employers hiring foreign workers? How can business owners and managers prepare for such visits? For your reference, here is a reading list of recent related alerts and commentary posted on JD Supra.
USCIS H1-B Site Visits – Employer Reading List
- CIS H-1B Visa Site Visits Are In Full Swing: HR Managers Should Not Be Caught Off Guard … by Nachman & Associates, P.C.
- Immigration Alert: DHS Site Visits and Inspections – Be Prepared … by Mintz Levin – Immigration Group
- USCIS Initiates Expanded Employer Site Visit Program … by Foley Hoag LLP
- USCIS Commences H-1B Audit Program … by Ford & Harrison LLP
- What Employers Need to Know About Different Types of Immigration Site Visits … by Nachman & Associates, P.C.
- When USCIS Comes A-Knockin’ … by Sands Anderson Marks & Miller
- Are Your Company’s H-1B Public Access Files Ready for Inspection? … by Sands Anderson Marks & Miller
- The H-1B Program: Tips for Employers and Employees During Unannounced Site VisitsRobert Kraft
- Immigration Insights (November 2009) … by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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