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Supreme Court Rules DACA to Continue—For Now
June 19, 2020
On June 18, 2020, The United States Supreme Court ruled, 5 to 4, that the Trump Administration could not immediately shut down DACA.
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Immigration Issues in the Workplace: What to Expect in 2020
January 13, 2020
Developments in employment-based immigration during the decade are likely to be influenced by this year’s federal elections.
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If ICE Comes, Are You Ready?
December 11, 2019
2019 was unquestionably a busy year for the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”).
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ICE Conducting Site Visits at STEM OPT Employer Locations
December 11, 2019
A recent article by Forbes reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has started conducting site visits “to investigate students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.”
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Important End Of Year Chore – Preserve Your E-Verify Records
December 9, 2019
If you began using E-Verify at least 10 years ago, you will want to take measures by December 31, 2019 to preserve your data.
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And the Costs Keep Rising: Immigration at a Glance
September 24, 2019
There have been a few developments in the employment-related immigration arena that employers should be aware of.
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Ontario: New Human Rights Restrictions when Recruiting Immigrants
September 24, 2019
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently awarded over $100,000, representing four years’ lost salary, and $15,000.00 for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect to a job applicant who was denied a position after lying about his ability to work legally in Canada on a permanent basis.
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Massachusetts: Department Clarifies Coverage for Non-Immigrant Workers under the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law
August 21, 2019
The implementation of the Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law in Massachusetts is fast approaching.
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What Should an Employer do now that E-Verify is Up-and-Running Again?
January 31, 2019
If you use E-Verify and hired anyone during the government shutdown between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, you might be wondering what to do now-and at least until February 15, when another shutdown is possible.
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ICE Reports Massive 2018 Workplace Investigations Increase; More to Follow in 2019
January 7, 2019
As is now generally common knowledge, the Trump administration has made immigration enforcement a top priority.
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Immigration Policies’ Impact Extending to Employers
October 30, 2018
The Trump Administration has under taken significant efforts to impact immigration policies  through executive action.
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USCIS recent policy changes, Part 1: USCIS extends premium processing suspension, reverses course on NTA issuance, and announces new RFE policy
August 29, 2018
On Tuesday, August 28, USCIS announced a broader suspension of premium processing for H-1B petitions filed by employers.
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Tweets Follow

Sep 17

California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Starts September 19 https://t.co/KyGlZL9bCB

Sep 16

Key Changes to Hawaii Employment Laws https://t.co/lUJR5qFUDw

Sep 14

DOL Revises FFCRA Final Rule: What This Means for Covered Employers https://t.co/1ErN5aYv4g