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Twitter can help you plan your road trip!

Road trips can be fun when you travel with friends and family, but there are always times during every road trip where you can find yourself thinking “I wish I were on a plane” One of the most frustrating things … Continue reading

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Retaining Form I-9

Employers are required to retain the page of the form on which the employer and the employee enter data. While some employers keep copies of the ID documents provided for verification of status, it is not a requirement to keep/store copies … Continue reading

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How to store your Form I-9

There is no specific requirement or guideline for how to store Form I-9; however, the USCIS has recommended that employers ensure adequate safeguards are put in place to protect the highly sensitive and personal information contained in the completed Forms … Continue reading

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All companies must comply with I-9 requirements

You may not think that you need to worry about immigration paperwork for your company. After all, you may be a small local company, you hire family members or people you know for a fact to be born and raised … Continue reading

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Immigration and Will Drafting

Immigration is a very broad topic that affects all aspects of one’s life. One area that many don’t think about is their estate planning. While it may be common knowledge that when a non-resident alien or (even a resident alien … Continue reading

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Bringing your alcohol stock over the border when you move

You are moving to the US and you are certain you have thought of everything. You have your moving truck, furniture, clothes, and all your travel documents. Many think about all the essentials and even understand the required claim form … Continue reading

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Are you hiring undocumented workers?

Regardless of the industry you are in, making sure your business is employing people who are authorized to work in the US is a big concern and has become a hot topic in the recent months. The New York Times … Continue reading

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Path to Citizenship: Do I qualify for a Green Card?

One of the most popular questions that we get as immigration attorneys is: “How do I become a citizen?” Many clients ask this question with the expectation of a simple two or three step process. The reality is that not … Continue reading

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Path to Citizenship: Can I adjust my non-immigrant status?

A non-immigrant visa is issued to an applicant when he or she has demonstrated that he/she qualifies for the visa. Depending on the type of visa issued (student, visitor, H1-B worker, other temporary/seasonal workers etc.), there are some options to … Continue reading

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Global Entry Program: line bypass for international travel

Recently, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has introduced a program allowing pre-approved travelers to go through an expedited clearance process when travelling back into the United States. The program was intended to assist frequent international travelers save time while … Continue reading

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