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USCIS Controls To Ensure Employers Sponsoring H-1B and L-1 Employees Pay Applicable Border Security Fee

Executive Summary

We audited USCIS’ foreign worker petition process to determine whether employers comply with the requirements of Public Law 111-230. Our objectives were to: 1) validate that the border security fees were paid when required, and 2) assess USCIS controls to verify that employers accurately disclosed information on the number and composition of their employees when petitioning for foreign workers

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