Under its Validation Instrument for Business Enterprises (VIBE) program, through a data partnership with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), USCIS verifies “business existence” for each US employer who files a petition for a foreign-national employee.

If data on the employer is unavailable in D&B, or does not match data in the employer’s petition, USCIS sends the

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a new Form I-9 that employers must use as of April 3, 2009.  Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), employers must complete Form I-9 for each new employee within three days of hire, and retain the form in the event of governmental