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Attention Florida Employers: What You Need to Know about FL 1718!

There are key changes and requirements in immigration compliance in the State of Florida starting July 1st, 2023. This document summarizes key sections of the 43-page law for you. As of July 1st, 2023, when Florida Law 1718 takes effect, all private employers in Florida with 25 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify for all new hires. Private employers should: Assess their employee count (current and anticipated in the near future) Update […]

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Can Foreign Nationals Volunteer While Waiting for Work Authorization?

              🤔 I’m often asked by employers …. 👉 My employee wants to Do Volunteer Work while waiting for his/her work authorization… CAN WE DO THAT?  Although volunteer work is essential and good for our communities to thrive because this work makes a tangible impact on the lives of people, animals, and organizations, in the context of the question above, volunteer work is NOT allowed. The Department of Labor (DOL) […]

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What Kind of Changes to Expect in Immigration Compliance

Immigration compliance is a top priority for the new administration, and many changes may be coming soon. One projection is that E-Verify will become mandatory for all employers. Currently, participation is voluntary except for federal contractors or if your state has a mandate. Only time will tell if mandatory E-Verify becomes a reality nationally for all businesses, but two recent enforcement actions may provide us with an idea about the types of changes to immigration […]

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