North Carolina Makes E-Verify Mandatory from Oct 1st 2012 on a Staggered Basis

North Carolina begins to put its E-Verify legislation into practice beginning October this year. The N.C. General Assembly passed E-Verify legislation that will become effective in three phases as follows: Effective Oct. 1, 2012—employers with 500 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires. Effective Jan. […]

Department of Labor Proposes Changes to LCA

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed significant changes to the Labor Condition Application (LCA), ETA Form 9035, and related forms for H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 visa petitions. The LCA, which is submitted online with the DOL, is a prerequisite to a properly-filed H-1B, H-1B1, or E-3 petition and collates information about the proposed […]