Executive Immigration Reform and its Effect on Employers

    View Author November 2014
    On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced new executive actions aimed at improving America’s immigration system. Nearly every employer in the US will be affected and should be prepared to implement updated policies and practices to ensure employment verification compliance and shield themselves from potential liability for immigration discrimination claims. This publication focuses mainly on the impact to US employers and summarizes a series of discrete changes to the legal employment immigration system to increase mobility for highly skilled workers and employment-based visa categories.