The $27-million “business visitor” mistakeby Jean-Noel Benhamou, Managing Partner

Posted in: Results & Case Studies

“Jill, what the hell’s going on with Ontario?! They shut us down at the border, and I’m holding you responsible if we burn $1.4 million a day. I don’t care what you’re doing–call me immediately.” That was the mildest of the 13 voicemails that’d mysteriously crammed Jill’s voicemail during the

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17 Tasks You Can Do in 5 Minutes or Less to Ensure I-9 Compliance [UPDATED]by Jean-Noel Benhamou, Managing Partner

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This’ll keep you up at night: ICE (the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement) sometimes investigates a business for months without the business’s knowledge before serving a notice of I-9 inspection. Though the I-9 might seem simple, virtually every business and HR manager makes mistakes–often simple to fix–that

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Canada to Introduce electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) in April 2015by Jean-Noel Benhamou, Managing Partner

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INTRODUCTION: In April 2015, Canada will adopt an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program that is similar to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) in the United States and the Electronic Travel Authority in Australia.  All foreign nationals who are exempt from the requirement to obtain a temporary resident visa

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CANADA INTRODUCE CHANGES TO STRENGTHEN EMPLOYER ACCOUNTABILITY UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY PROGRAMby Jean-Noel Benhamou, Managing Partner

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INTRODUCTION: On February 9, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) published a Notice on their website announcing a significant and fundamental change to processing work permits under the International Mobility Program (IMP) which includes NAFTA professionals and intra-company transfers. Applications under the IMP do not require a Labour Market Impact

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Employment Authorization For Certain H-4 Status Holdersby Oliver Branch, Of Counsel, Senior US Attorney

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On February 24, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced (include hyperlink below) the extension of employment eligibility to certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant status holders. The H-1B visa category, heavily utilized in the U.S., is an employment-sponsored temporary visa category available to those employed in specialty

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