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HTMLOil Companies in Angola Must Submit a Program
Catharine Yen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014
In Angola, all companies in the oil industry are required to file an annual program contract and human resources development plan by October 31, 2014. The program contract and human resources development plan should show how the company is taking steps towards including more Angola workers in their...

 

HTMLICE Seeks Comments on F-1 ‘Pathway Programs’
Matthew Galati, Christian A. Triantaphyllis; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued draft guidance (1210-03) that is of particular note to colleges and universities enrolling foreign students into “pathway programs”. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)...

 

HTMLNEW Document Requests in PERM Audits
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
The PERM process is first step in the employment-based green card process for many foreign nationals. In this process the sponsoring employer conducts an advertisement campaign as a test of the local labor market to determine if minimally-qualified U.S. workers are available to fill the position....

 

HTMLBermuda Reveals New Draft Work Permit Policy
Catharine Yen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 5, 2014
On October 1, 2014, the Minister of Home Affairs revealed the new Draft Work Permit Policy which offers new categories of work permits. The goal of the new work permit policy is to restore economic health to Bermuda and create job opportunities for local Bermudians. Minister of Home Affairs intends...

 

HTMLNovember Visa Bulletin Confirms Fears of Significant Retrogression for EB-2 India
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
The Department of State released its November Visa Bulletin today. It is a mixture of good news and really bad news. The good news is that the EB-2 and EB-3 categories for all countries, except for India, continue to experience forward movement. Worldwide, EB-2 availability remains current and EB-3...

 

HTMLFBI Clearance Requests Delayed Following New Computer System Roll-Out
Ian R. Macdonald, Shaun Staller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is presently processing clearance requests at a very slow pace and has suspended processing of all nongovernmental fingerprint requests until further notice due to a new computer system at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Service division. The...

 

HTMLVietnam Changes its Local Hiring Rules, Reporting Requirements
Rebecca B. Schechter; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Pursuant to a decree that went into effect last month, foreign organizations in Vietnam may no longer directly recruit Vietnamese employees. Foreign organizations include representative offices of foreign companies, non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations.

 

HTMLStaying in Compliance with the Colorado Division of Labor Requirements
Ali Brodie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
Pursuant to the Colorado Employment Verification Law (C.R.S. § 8-2-122), all public and private employers in Colorado must adhere to additional employer compliance requirements, separate and in addition to those mandated by the Federal Form I-9 requirements. All Colorado employers are required...

 

HTMLGlobal Employers Take Note: Changes to Malaysia Visitor Pass Program
Rebecca B. Schechter; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
Beginning October 1, Malaysia will require e-filing for its Professional Visit Pass (PVP) applications. PVP holders may work in Malaysia for up to 12 months while remaining on foreign payroll, but they must be sponsored by a registered Malaysian company.

 

HTMLOSC Guidance on I-9 Self-Audits
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Employers as a best practice should conduct regular self-audits of their I-9s to ensure the forms are completed properly. When, if ever, can an employer, during a self-audit, request to see the documents that were presented by the employee at the time the I-9 was initially completed? The U.S....

 


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