Jeffrey Bell

Jeffrey Bell

Polsinelli

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Immigration Violations Cost Resort Chain $2.5M – What Is Your Compliance Exposure?

In This Issue: - Timeline - Exposure and Liability - What Should Employers Take Away from This? - For More Information - About Polsinelli’s Immigration Practice - Excerpt from...more

9/22/2014 - Compliance Employer Liability Issues Hospitality Industry Immigrants Visas

Health Care Provider Personally Liable for $1.1 Million Due to Improper Payroll Deductions from Foreign National Employees

The United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit has found the owner of a medical clinic personally liable for a $1.1 million award for back pay and fines because H-1B visa and J-1 waiver fees were deducted from the pay of...more

9/15/2014 - Back Pay Corporate Counsel Foreign Nationals H-1B Healthcare Immigrants J-1 Visas Popular Visas

Baby Steps On The Road To Immigration Reform

With the future of immigration reform still up in the air the Obama administration is forging ahead on its own. On May 6th, as part of an ongoing effort to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants, the Department of...more

5/16/2014 - DHS Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Immigrants Immigration Reform Visas

The Light Went Out On My Star: Don't Lose F-1 Employees While Waiting On H-1B Approval

It is common for companies to hire college students and plan to continue their employment after graduation. Increasingly, many foreign college students are in the United States on F-1, student visas and receive 12 months of...more

2/26/2014 - F-1 Foreign Workers H-1B Visa Caps Visas

Tick Tock: The H-1B Visa Clock Is Ticking

The H-1B is the main visa used by U.S. employers to hire highly skilled, professional, foreign workers. Each year on October 1, approximately 65,000 H-1Bs are made available (with an additional 20,000 for foreign nationals...more

2/4/2014 - Deadlines H-1B Immigrants USCIS Visas

Employer Immigration Information Now Available To The Public

Recent changes by the U.S. Department of Labor will make public certain information concerning their foreign national employees. On July 1, 2013, in furtherance of the Department of Labor's Open Government Initiative,...more

7/31/2013 - DOL Foreign Nationals Labor Certifications

Labor & Employment Law Update - January 2013 : New Year Employer Checklist

In This Issue: - New Health Care Mandates - I-9's for Immigration in 2013 - A Policies and Procedures Review - Classifying Employees as Exempt or Non-Exempt? - Awareness of National Labor Relations Board...more

1/17/2013 - Affordable Care Act Compliance DOL Exempt-Employees Full-Time Employees Healthcare I-9 ICE NLRA NLRB Non-Exempt Employees Pay or Play Payroll Taxes

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