D&S Immigration Update - USCIS’s Implementation of Increased H-1B Fraud Detection Practices & Recommended Employer Preparedness Measures


The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced on its website that it is taking additional measures to detect and prevent visa fraud and abuse, with specific focus on the H-1B visa.  These measures for part of the Trump Administration’s initiative to put “American Workers First” and will take effect immediately.  In its announcement, USCIS (1) provided clarification the five indicators of fraud and abuse that it will use to assess H-1B violations and (2) outlined several new vehicles for fraud abuse and detection.

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