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Immigration

Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Haiti to cease in 2019

On January 8, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced that temporary protected status (TPS) for El Salvador will cease. The termination date will be delayed for 18 months, until September 9, 2019. Approximately 260,000 individuals are currently registered with the program.

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Employers need to make preparations as DACA sunset nears

President Donald Trump’s announcement of an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has prompted uncertainty not only for those benefiting from the program but also for their employers.  The program has benefitted an estimated 800,000 young people, known as Dreamers—undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. Many of those […]

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New Tennessee law requires most employers to use E-Verify

by Todd Photopulos A new Tennessee law taking effect January 1 requires employers in the state with at least 50 employees to use the federal E-Verify employment verification process. The new requirement is a result of an amendment to the Tennessee Lawful Employment Act (TLEA). Under the old law, private-sector employers had a choice: either […]

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USCIS issues revised Form I-9

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised Form I-9, and employers should begin using it right away. The new form went into effect today. The revision date of the form is printed in the lower left corner. Employers are encouraged to begin using the new form now, but forms dated February […]

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