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New Handbook for Employers

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently posted an updated handbook for employers. The handbook also includes guidance on how to complete Form I-9. The full text can be found here. What is included? The book first details w… Read More
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Employers Must Use Updated Form I-9

As of January 22, 2017, Employers must now use the updated Form I-9, dated 11/14/2016, according to USCIS. Form I-9 is the form for Employment Eligibility Verification. This form is used to verify identity and work eligibility of every new employee h… Read More
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Upcoming E-Verify Webinars by USCIS

Click here to find the schedule for upcoming December 2016 webinars on E-Verify. There are webinar sessions available for both employees and employers. Customized webinars are also available. The link also provides information about how to register.… Read More
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New USCIS Regulation Eases Job Portability

New USCIS Regulation Eases Job Portability for Employer-Sponsored Foreign Workers On January 17, 2017, a new USCIS regulation takes effect that will ease job mobility restrictions for foreign workers sponsored for employment-based permanent residence… Read More
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DOL H-1B Statistics for FY2016 Fourth Quarter

The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) in the Department of Labor (DOL) released H-1B statistics from the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016. Similarly, statistics from other quarters and fiscal years are available on the website. For furth… Read More
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Employers Can Use Current I-9 Through January 21

What does this mean for employers? Employers may continue to use the current I-9 form through January 21, 2017. As of January 22, 2017, the new form must be used. Then, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to publish the new I-… Read More
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About Attorney Sivaraman

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Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
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Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

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