An alternative to the highly sought-after H-1B visa, the L-1B visa helps maintain the smooth transfer of employees throughout affiliate companies and U.S. operations.
The United States’ foreign worker program needs an overhaul — but good luck getting anyone to agree on what’s broken or how to fix it.Read More
Employees should be cautioned of the consequences of falsely claiming to be U.S. citizens. Also, employers should ensure that Form I-9 documentation is finalized by applicants.Read More
With a sweeping immigration policy placed on the back burner in Congress and a possible lame-duck session, businesses’ push for reform will be even more difficult.Read More
If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.Read More
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
This temporary visa provision hopes to address the widening skills gap between high-tech jobs and U.S. workers.Read More
If immigration reform passes in its current form, employers will have to become very familiar with E-Verify, but experts say the system is less cumbersome than it used to be.Read More
While I think it's important to increase the amount of H-1B visas to stay economically competitive with the rest of the world, I also believe this skills gap was in some way created by U.S. employers.Read More