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Dec 06, 2013

USCIS Announces Security Enhancement to E-Verify to Deter Fraudulent Use of SSNs

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new security enhancement to E-Verify to assist in preventing the fraudulent use of social security numbers (SSNs).  The security enhancement will enable employers to identify potentially fraudulent use of SSNs for employment eligibility verification.» Read More

Mar 16, 2012

EB2 Employment Based Visa Categories in Retrograde

The American Immigration Lawyers Association today posted a practice advisory as a result of comments made this morning by Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State. According to AILA, Oppenheim projects that in either May or June the EB2 employment based visa categories will retrogress almost three years from the May 2010 date listed in the April Visa bulletin just released this past Monday to “around” August 2007.» Read More

Jun 24, 2011

Focused REWIND: Cyber Breach Roundup

  • A survey of IT practitioners conducted by the Ponemon Institute and Juniper Networks suggests that cyber attacks have recently become more harsh and recurrent. At least 90% of the IT practitioners surveyed claimed that they had experienced one or more cyber breaches within the last year, and 89% of these respondents could not identify the source of these breaches.
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Feb 23, 2011

Managing Human Resource and Personnel Matters in the U.S.

Doing business in the U.S.? Thinking about entering the U.S. market?  If so, it’s essential that your company considers and properly manages human resource and personnel matters as you enter or continue to conduct business in the U.S. market. Compliance with U.S.» Read More

Apr 12, 2010

Health Care Reform, Part II: How Health Care Reform Will Impact Doing Business in the U.S. in 2014

Guest Blogger: Stefanie R. McNamara, General Counsel at St. Peter’s University Hospital (formerly a Senior Associate with Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.)

After the initial reforms in the health care law go into effect later this year, the bulk of the reforms applicable to U.S.» Read More

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