Social Security Number/Name No-Match Update

FELS has learned that the federal Social Security Administration (SSA) began sending "Employer Correction Request" (ECR) or “no-match” letters in…

Immigration Enforcement — UPDATED

Media coverage in recent days indicates that President Trump intends to reinstate a promised crackdown on illegal immigration orignally promised in June…

Social Security Agency Changes Course of Mismatch Letters

by Pat Moody, Barsamian & Moody The Social Security Administration has changed course on its approach to the mismatch letters they have been sending…

A Glimmer of Hope for Immigration Reform?

The American Farm Bureau Federation is the Washington, DC-based national affiliate of FELS's parent organization, California Farm Bureau; AFBF has released…

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Immigration Executive Action

In a 4-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court announced June 23 that it could not reach a decision on the President's Executive Actions on immigration, with…

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers—ITINs, SSNs: What Can You Accept?

The FELS’ offices receive many calls from Newsletter subscribers and FELS clients and customers seeking clarification about the many different…

ICE Audit Activity — UPDATE

FELS continues to receive reports about agricultural employers receiving Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency audits. Audits are usually initiated…