Geoffrey Forney



  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been distinguishing itself as one of the most widely covered federal agencies in the news. The enforcement arm of DHS, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has drawn increased interest as it has weekly arrested and detained hundreds of alleged unauthorized workers at various worksites throughout the...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    A transnational economy may be many things, but it is not conducive to clarity of legal issues. This is especially true in immigration law, which has taken on increased significance and complexity under "globalization." One specific area of law that requires additional clarification is what constitutes "employment" in the immigration context. Although I...
  • Delay In The Age Of Security - Employee Green Card Woes
    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Many human resources representatives who handle immigration matters are well aware that dealing with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can be confusing and at times frustrating. The agency has volumes of regulations, policies, decisions and guidelines governing the admission and employment of foreign nationals. Understanding the agency'...