Government inspections of employers’ I-9 forms dropped by more than half between the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years, and the downward trend doesn’t appear to be slowing, according to statistics provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
A former Texas immigration attorney accused of seeking asylum for immigrants who were ineligible has been suspended from appearing before U.S. Department of Justice immigration courts and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, after giving up his law license.
Experts on El Salvador and its gangs asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal from a man facing deportation to the Central American nation, telling justices his case was emblematic of “systematic failures” in U.S. immigration courts.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State need to work on reversing the damage caused by a recent change in visa cutoff dates for highly skilled workers, 16 House Democrats urged in a recent letter.
A District of Columbia federal judge has rejected a request by a putative class of shepherds to immediately bar the U.S. Department of Labor from continuing to use a visa program’s wage rule that they claim depresses pay, noting that its replacement is imminent.
The president of immigration reform group FWD.us sharply criticized the idea of mass deportation on Wednesday after one of its co-founders, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, was repeatedly mentioned in a discussion of H-1B visas during the third Republican presidential debate.
A recruiter accused of breaking promises of green cards to workers from India, who say Signal International LLC subjected them to forced labor, has told the Fifth Circuit that a district court correctly adopted a jury’s verdict that he is not required to indemnify the shipbuilding company.
A former naturalized U.S. citizen is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate her citizenship, arguing that the government promised not to prosecute her further after she entered a plea deal, and that it waited too long to revoke her citizenship.
The Second Circuit on Thursday vacated three orders issued earlier in the day that had denied en banc rehearing bids from former high-level Bush administration officials sued for contributing to the alleged abuse of immigrants detained after 9/11.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill on Friday focused on substantive changes that they say will help seasonal employers better navigate the H-2B temporary nonagricultural visa program.
Invest in the USA, a trade group associated with the EB-5 visa program, asked a Washington federal court on Thursday for permission to submit an amicus brief in a $136 million EB-5 fraud case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, saying it could highlight legal issues the court may have missed.
Migrant farmworkers accusing the federal government of failing to follow proper procedure in issuing a new rule for calculating prevailing wages for H-2B workers have urged a New Jersey federal judge to vacate the rule, saying the government failed to show it provided adequate notice of the changes.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson acknowledged Thursday that some aspects of immigration detention facilities could be improved while a nonprofit director cast doubt on the government's compliance with a court order demanding immigrant families be released.
A California federal judge on Wednesday ordered a disbarred immigration attorney to pay more than $8.3 million in connection with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that he orchestrated an $11.4 million investment scheme targeting well-heeled foreign investors seeking immigration visas.
An Indian man who lost his spot in the green card line after a government crackdown on his former employer appealed the decision to the Seventh Circuit on Thursday, arguing that he was entitled to receive notice of the adverse action despite government protestations that only employers are entitled to such notice.
The executive director of American Immigration Council will leave the Washington, D.C., nonprofit to take up the same role at the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the association announced Thursday.
A split Fifth Circuit on Wednesday declined to reconsider a prior ruling that a Mexican man who was waved through a port of entry as a young child wasn’t barred from seeking to cancel his deportation.
The Board of Immigration Appeals on Wednesday issued two similar rulings outlining when immigrants' voluntary departures can break the continuous physical presence they must maintain in the U.S. to seek cancellation of their removal, saying in part that immigrants must first be informed of their legal rights and waive a hearing.
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The head of the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer has refused to review a $75,600 penalty against an upstate New York medical transportation company for employment eligibility verification form violations, saying in a decision published Wednesday that the review request was untimely and not served properly.