DHS to Wind Down DACA Program Over a Six-Month Period

On September 5, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a Memorandum and Frequently Asked Questions announcing the winding down of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”).  DHS will provide a limited window for...

USCIS Releases New Form I-9 Dated July 17, 2017

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released an updated Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 dated July 17, 2017. Employers can use either the latest July 17, 2017 version of the form or the version dated November 14, 2016 from now through...

DACA (“DREAMers”) Program Still in Effect, But DAPA Rescinded; Trump Delays Enforcement of Executive Order on Travel

On June 15, 2017, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly signed a memorandum rescinding the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) Program, but leaving in place the Deferred Action for Childhood...