Comment: The New L-1B Visa Guidance
Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. See articles about the new L-1B visa guidance and the second part of a Guide to writing an effective E2 visa business plan. Also find a blog on whether discharged undocumented workers can receive reinstatement; and a news item on USCIS guidance concerning handling delivery errors in H1-B petition filings.

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Article: New L-1B Visa Guidance: Will There Be Fewer Denials Or More Of The Same? By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta

Article: The Guide To Writing An E2 Visa Business Plan (Part 2 of 3). By Benjamin Jarmon

Blogging: Syria of Blessed Memory. By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Can Discharged Undocumented Workers Receive Reinstatement? By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Immigrant of the Day: Eddie Van Halen - Rock Legend. By Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Alert Regarding Immigration Scams on Expanded DACA/DAPA

News: USCIS Alert: Delivery Service Error Guidance for FY16 H-1B Cap Filings

Focus: Seminar - I-9 & E-Verify for Experts
The second session of the seminar series, "I-9 & E-Verify for Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, April 9th. The Discussion Leader is Susan Wehrer and other speakers for this series Ruth Clark, Nicole Kersey, Montserrat Miller, and Angelo Paparelli. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - I-9 Compliance Challenges - Employer Self-Audits
(You will receive a CD-ROM of this session)

  • Making the Case to your Client to Review I-9 Compliance
    • Potential Fines/Civil Liability
    • Criminal Liability
  • Identifying the Desired Outcome
  • The Self-Audit
    • Timing
    • Various Forms of Self-Audits
    • Committing to Conduct Remediation
  • Guiding Employers in the Scope and Process
SECOND Phone Session on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern
  • Creating a Correction Plan
  • I-9 Correction Issues
  • Recent USCIS Guidance on Corrections
  • Timeline for corrections and employees presenting acceptable documentation
  • Avoiding Discrimination
The registration deadline for this session is April 7th at 11:59 pm.

THIRD Phone Session on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - Advanced I-9 Issues – Ensuring Compliance Going Forward
  • Reviewing the Employer's Completion Procedure/Training
  • E-Verify? Current Best Practices for E-Verify Registration
  • Advanced Issues
    • Challenging Combinations of Documents for I-9 Completion
    • Anti-Discrimination Issues
  • Moving to electronic I-9 system/ensuring historical I-9s are appropriately stored

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