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USCIS Releases New Version of Form I-9

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. By September 18, 2017, employers must use only the new version. Compliance Dates for New Form I-9: The new Form I-9 features a revision date of July 17, 2017. While employers may continue using a Form I-9 with… [Read More]

Russell Ford discusses options for those not selected for an H-1B visa in article published by SHRM

The H-1B visa cap deadline to hire skilled foreign workers has come and gone for fiscal year 2018. While the H-1B visa is incredibly popular, navigating the program requirements is stressful and the lottery can be unkind. In this article for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Russell Ford explains additional options for those… [Read More]

SHRM asks FordMurray to comment on Trump’s immigration policies and hiring

The national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) asked FordMurray’s Russell Ford to provide his opinion on how President Trump’s immigration plans will impact hiring strategies. “Because of the Trump administration’s efforts to restrict people coming to the U.S., business travel has been impacted. Some firms are unwilling to send certain employees abroad for conferences… [Read More]

Michael Murray Published by New Hampshire Business Review

For New Hampshire health care employers in medically underserved areas, there is a resource for hiring doctors: The Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program. In this New Hampshire Business Review article, attorney Michael Murray explains how New Hampshire health care facilities can use the program to address the state’s physician shortage. Click here to read the… [Read More]

Presidential Executive Order Bans Entry to the U.S. For Citizens of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen.

President Trump has issued a ninety (90) day ban on entry to the United States of citizens of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen. The ban applies to all such citizens regardless of whether the individual holds a valid work visa, refugee status, or a Green Card (Lawful Permanent Residence). Although not specifically… [Read More]