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USCIS and Department of Labor Enter into Memorandum of Agreement

Employer Alert:  USCIS and Department of Labor Enter into Memorandum of Agreement  The USCIS and Department of Labor (“DOL”) have announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (“MOA”) where they will share access and information to the various immigrant and nonimmigrant records and data found within their respective systems.  Under this MOA, the Secretary of Labor has been encouraged to utilize a rarely used power to personally initiate investigations into matters raised by USCIS where it appears violations of US DOL regulations may have occurred.  This has the potential to create more vigorous and deeper investigations into H-1B employers.  This MOA follows from President Trump’s June 22, 2020, Executive Order and per the announcement by USCIS and DOL, it “will...

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