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H-1B Visa Sponsors: Surprise! You’re Being Audited

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), which administers the H-1B and L-1 visa programs, has beefed up its anti-fraud auditing efforts this year with surprise site visits to companies that employ temporary non-immigrant visa holders. H-1B critics say the impromptu inspections are a step in the right direction--even though compliance with the investigations is voluntary. Corporate attorneys weigh in with tips on how to prepare for an H-1B visa audit.