06 Sep 2021

Last Name First – No Joking Matter!

When dealing with the government, the result of using unofficial adaptations of one's name for official documents can cause big problems in the immigration process. Surprisingly, immigration laws and regulations provide little guidance on the issue of the proper use of names in documents filed...

03 Apr 2018

Common Employment Violations

Long-time followers of MurthyDotCom have likely read some of our articles on the increase in government scrutiny of the hiring and employment practices of U.S. employers. These articles focus on immigration compliance. However, employers of foreign workers also need to concern themselves with general employment...

07 Mar 2018

USCIS Site Visits: What to Expect

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continues efforts to ensure employers of H1B and/or L-1 workers are compliant by visiting the worksites of selected foreign national workers. These site visits, which typically are carried out by Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) officers, generally...