FordMurray is on the Move

As of August 1st, FordMurray is relocating to new offices located at 48 Free Street, Suite 300 in Portland, Maine. We look forward to serving you from our expanded offices!

I-9 Bootcamp: How to Complete Form I-9 for OPT/CPT (Video)

In our I-9 Bootcamp Series, FordMurray Founding Partner Russell Ford examines how to complete Form I-9 in complex hiring scenarios. A reminder – employers should never ask for specific forms while verifying employment eligibility, but in this video, employers will see the forms most likely used by noncitizens on F-1 status, hired for Occupational Practical… [Read More]

Higher Ed FAQs: Should I Sponsor a Green Card through EB-1B or Special Handling?

Higher education employers have two unique avenues for green card sponsorship of university or college faculty – the EB-1B (extraordinary ability) petition, and special handling PERM processing. Which is the best option? How should HR leaders and in-house counsel decide? Learn more in this short video by Attorney Russell Ford.

What You Need to Know: Extraordinary Ability and NIW Petitions

Extraordinary ability petitions and National Interest Waivers allow the most highly skilled foreign nationals the chance to obtain a green card without sponsorship. In this article, we hope to help you understand basics of the EB-1 “Extraordinary Ability” category and the National Interest Waiver. Contact us directly if you have questions about whether you are… [Read More]

Video: I-9 Advanced

This hour-long webinar is the second in a two part series, following I-9 Basics – Forms, Rules and Common Pitfalls. The video and accompanying transcript provide more nuanced information about the I-9 application process. For more information, download our complimentary 13-page guide to I-9 compliance and preparing for an audit. If you have additional questions… [Read More]

Video: Breaking Down I-9 Compliance for Your Business

What are some steps and procedures my company can implement to ensure I-9 compliance? In this video, Attorney Michael Murray discusses some concrete steps you can take toward ensuring your business is I-9 compliant, including one common mistake even the most diligent businesses might make. Download our complimentary, 13-page guide “How to Plan for an… [Read More]

Video: I-9 Basics – Forms, Rules and Common Pitfalls

In this hour-long webinar, Attorney Michael Murray discusses the ins and outs of I-9 compliance, including: Proper completion of I-9 Forms The major rules you have to follow Deadlines for different portions of the form Common mistakes and pitfalls made by even the most responsible businesse. Also available as a resource – our complimentary, 13-page… [Read More]

Video: FAQ for Seasonal and Temporary Worker Visas

In this hour-long webinar with accompanying transcript, attorney Russell Ford presents frequently asked questions about Seasonal and Temporary worker visas, including: H-2B Visas H-3 Visas J-1 Visas F-1 Student Visas TN Visas P-1 & P-3 Visas L-1 Visas E-1 & E-3 Visas B-1 Visas For more in-depth information, download our complimentary Student and Exchange Visitor… [Read More]