• Frequently Asked Questions on USCIS Site Visits
  • August 13, 2009 | Authors: David Grunblatt; Avram E. Morell
  • Law Firm: Proskauer Rose LLP - New York Office
  • Recently, the Department of Homeland Security has announced--and companies have reported--an increase in site visits by USCIS representatives to the facilities of companies petitioning for temporary work visa classification on behalf of employees. In the past, these visits took place but were not common and were largely limited to religious institutions petitioning for religious worker classification for employees. Under the new policy, however, site visits occur more regularly and can affect any type of employer that petitions for a foreign worker.