Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: Comments

USCIS Seeks Additional Comments on Revised Form I-9

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept comments until April 27, 2016, on the revised Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. In response to the approximately 130 public comments USCIS received during the previous 60-day notice, USCIS made further changes to the proposed form. Key changes to the form include:  Validations on certain fields to… Read More

USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Change Certain Employment-Based Visa Programs

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeks public comments on a proposed rule published (PDF) on December 31, 2015, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers,” that would change certain aspects of employment-based visa programs. USCIS is also proposing regulatory amendments “to better enable U.S. employers to hire… Read More

Labor Dept. Proposes Modifying LCA, Seeks Comment on Labor Certs for Ag Workers

The Department of Labor seeks comment on the labor condition application (LCA) for H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 nonimmigrants. The modifications being proposed to ETA Forms 9035, 9035CP, and 9035E are primarily due to the elimination of the “Fax Back” system and converting exclusively to the electronic submission system, except in rare cases of physical disability… Read More