Kristin Wells

Kristin Wells

Patton Boggs LLP

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Employment Law Update: Immigration Reform on the Hill

This month, all American employers should keep a watchful eye on the debate on comprehensive immigration reform. The expansive bill that has taken center stage on the floor of the U.S. Senate, will impact recruiting and...more

6/27/2013 - Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals Immigration Reform Proposed Legislation Recruitment Policies

Employment Law Insight - June 2013

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Employment Law Insight, a service of the Employment Law practice group at Patton Boggs LLP... ...Why “Employment Law Insight”? Employers have available to them, and indeed are...more

6/25/2013 - ADA ADAAA Customs and Border Protection Deferred Compensation Disability Discrimination Discrimination EEOC Hiring & Firing I-94 Cards Immigration Reform IRS Job Applicants Proposed Legislation Reasonable Accommodation Safety Precautions

Senate Ready for Amendments and Floor Debate on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

At the end of last week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) initiated procedural actions to bring the comprehensive immigration reform bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act...more

6/13/2013 - Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 Immigration Reform

Capital Thinking Update - June 3, 2013

General Legislative - The Senate will convene today, Monday, June 3, at 2:00 pm and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 954, the Farm Bill, provided that alfalfa...more

6/5/2013 - Appropriations Bill Barack Obama China Cybersecurity DOD EPA Farm Bill FERC Healthcare Immigration Reform Medicaid Medicare Middle East NIST Proposed Legislation SEC Sequestration Student Loans Supply Chain Wellness Programs

Capital Thinking Updates - May 20, 2013

In This Issue: - General Legislative - Agriculture and Food - Budget and Appropriations - Cybersecurity - Defense - Education - Environment - Financial Services - Health Care - Homeland...more

5/24/2013 - Agricultural Workers Biofuel CFTC Contractors Cybersecurity Farm Bill Federal Budget Fees Form 720 Immigration Reform Innovation Nominations OMB PCORI Request For Information SEC Student Loans Water

Capital Thinking Updates - May 16, 2013

In This Issue: - General Legislative - Agriculture and Food - Budget and Appropriations - Cybersecurity - Defense - Education - Energy - Environment - Financial Services - Health...more

5/21/2013 - Appropriations Bill CFPB CMS Cross-Border Cybersecurity DHS Farm Bill Federal Budget FERC Healthcare Higher Education Act Hurricane Sandy IRS Keystone XL Pipeline Nominations SEC Security-Based Swaps Sequestration Student Loans

IMMIGRATION CLIENT ALERT: Congress Seeks to Reform Agricultural Worker Visas

For nearly two decades, Capitol Hill has debated ways to provide a stable workforce for American farmers through immigration reform. Proposals have largely targeted reforms to the H-2A nonimmigrant visa program, which gives...more

3/26/2013 - Farm Workers Farms H-2A Immigration Reform Proposed Legislation Undocumented Immigrants Visas

Immigration Alert: Immigration Reform Discussions Underway in Washington

In the weeks since President Obama and the Senate’s bipartisan Gang of Eight both announced their set of principles for comprehensive immigration reform, a heightened debate of how reform will come to fruition has taken hold...more

2/25/2013 - AFL-CIO Agricultural Labor Visa Programs Agricultural Workers Border Security E-Verify H-2A H1-B Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Immigration Reform IRCA STEM Visas

IMMIGRATION CLIENT ALERT: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

This week, the promised launch of a new political effort to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. Congress has taken off. Yesterday, eight Senators unveiled their outline of a bipartisan plan for comprehensive...more

2/5/2013 - Bipartisan Negotiations Border Security Citizenship Earned Citizenship EB-5 I-9 Immigration Reform Undocumented Immigrants Verification Requirements

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