Employer Compliance (I-9)
At Knapp Law Co. LLC, we help clients with employment- and family-based immigration to obtain temporary and permanent visas and citizenship through naturalization. We also advise employers on the complex area of I-9 compliance to make sure their employees have work authorization, properly complete the I-9 form and follow the rules for reviewing and recording the corresponding documents. Immigration is an ever-changing area of law with many nuances and pitfalls for the untrained. We parse through the statutes, regulations, case law, agency guidance, and presidential executive orders and explain in easy-to-understand terms the available planning options and what you need to do to achieve your goals.
Immigration Law Practice Areas
Helping organizations recruit and retain employees
Helping individuals bring family members to the United States
Helping individuals apply for U.S. citizenship
Employer compliance (I-9)
Helping organizations keep accurate employment authorization records
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USCIS Backlog Reduction Efforts…And Mistakes
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services hosted a public engagement session on May 18, 2022 to report on backlog reduction efforts. Even before the pandemic processing times were reaching crisis proportions. The pandemic took the agency nearly to the breaking point....
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USCIS continues its efforts to address the enormous backlogs that the pandemic aggravated. The latest announcement is a temporary rule to increase the automatic extension period for employment authorization documents (EADs) from 180 days to 540 days beyond the current...
Premium Processing Expansion Coming
In October 2020 Congress enacted legislation to allow USCIS to expand premium processing to several types of immigration benefit petitions and applications. USCIS finally published a proposed rule in March 2022 to offer the optional, expedited processing for...
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