Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: OMB

Labor Dept. Issues Emergency Guidance on H-2B Changes

Responding to new requirements contained in the 2016 Department of Labor Appropriations Act, which was signed into law on December 18, 2015, as part of the omnibus spending bill mentioned in the prior article, the Labor Department’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has provided emergency guidance (PDF) to employers seeking to employ nonimmigrant workers… Read More

Effects of Sequestration: CBP Releases Info on Effects on Border, Traveler Programs; USCIS To Lose $151 Million

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released information (PDF) about the effects of “sequestration” (mandated federal budget cuts under the Budget Control Act of 2011) on traveler and border programs. CBP stands to lose $512 million in fiscal year (FY) 2013 funds, according to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). CBP warned that… Read More

USCIS Submits Emergency Requests to OMB for Deferred Action-Related Forms; ICE Agents File Lawsuit

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for “emergency” consideration related to the new deferred action program. The Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, will be used for those who are considered for relief from removal from the United States… Read More