Cross Border Employer Blog

As previously reported, USCIS has relaxed its rules regarding the in-person inspection of employee documents when filling out a Form I-9 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency recently announced that its “relaxed” rules have once again been extended
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Through March 31, 2021

The federal government just announced that all travelers returning to the United States soon must present a negative COVID-19 test, taken within three calendar days of departure, or proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days. This
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To The Country

The president recently signed yet another Presidential Proclamation that extends the ability of certain foreign nationals from being able to enter into the U.S. until March 31, 2021. This move tacks several months onto the earlier Presidential Proclamations signed into
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Until March 31

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently released a new, simplified process for deducting home office expenses for the 2020 tax year, which will require employers to be prepared to work with those employees seeking to take advantage of the changes.
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Of COVID-19

As previously reported, USCIS has relaxed its rules regarding the in-person inspection of employee documents when filling out a Form I-9 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency recently announced that these “relaxed” rules have been extended until January
Continue Reading ICE Extends Its “Relaxed” I-9 Document Inspection Rules Through January 31

The Danish Government has called for its political parties to negotiate and enact laws to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace as it seeks to comply with the EU Whistleblower Directive that took effect on December 16, 2019.
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Harassment in the Workplace

The Department of Homeland Security recently proposed changes to the H-1B Cap system that would significantly impact the existing process. The proposed rule, entitled “Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking to File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions” and revealed on November
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Selections On Highest Salary