U.S. House of Representatives passes Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act

The House of Representatives passed HR1044, Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act, on July 10, 2019. This bill proposes to change the allocation of immigrant visas both in the family and employment-based categories, which could mean less of a wait for an available immigrant visa number for individuals born in countries from which there is a high volume of immigration to the U.S.. 

We received a Social Security “No-Match” letter: Now what?

After a brief hiatus, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is again sending “No-Match” Letters to employers around the country. These letters advise employers that certain Social Security Numbers (SSN) provided by employees do not match the names of the individuals that SSA has on file for such numbers.