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U.S. Immigration Law Update - 2013
Topic will include: NEW U.S. IMMIGRATION LAW DEVELOPMENTS - LAWYERS WILL DISCUSS H-1B ALTERNATIVES, STEM OPT, PROVISIONAL WAIVERS, ELECTRONIC I-94s, OBAMA'S IMMIGRATION REFORM, CONSULAR...more
If you were injured at work and are disabled you may have many questions, such as, who is going to pay for your hospital and medical costs if you can’t work?...more
Many people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits mistakenly think that the only issue is whether they are disabled. But the question of when they became disabled is also a point of contention in many...more
In a recent decision, the Public Access Counselor (PAC) ruled that Western Illinois University Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act (OMA) when it voted to terminate a faculty member in closed session. According to...more
This is Part III if the series of Articles on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill now entitled as "Border, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013."
The bill was introduced in the Congress after the...more
On a construction site, isn’t it enough to protect employees from existing hazards? And what does it matter if no one actually got hurt? The Sixth Circuit recently answered these questions: “No it’s not enough,” and...more
This is continuation of series of articles about the Immigration Reform Bill introduced in the Congress. In the first part we discussed about the provisions relating to legalization of individuals in unlawful status, who...more
We have been waiting for a long time about the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. Finally, after extensive deliberations, the Gang of Eight bipartisan Senators, reached agreement on various issues. It happened after...more
April 18, 2013 - Ridgewood, New Jersey - The Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, applauds the "Gang of Eight" Senators who have introduced the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act."...more
Federal Government Regulations:
Canada Gazette, Part II, March 27, 2013:
Contraventions Act -
SOR/2013-41 Regulations Amending the Application of Provincial Laws Regulations.
It seems clearly to be the case that the "winds of change are in the air". One of the most illuminating meetings Mr. Nachman had on Capitol Hill was with the representatives of the Offices of Senators Menendez and Lautenberg...more
On March 29, 2013, the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (“ARB”) ruled that a “standstill” agreement between an employer and employee that required both parties to provide notice before initiating legal...more
Editor's Overview - The importance of clear and unambiguous plan language cannot be overstated. The Second Circuit recently applied this well-established principle to conclude that a plan's administrative claims process must...more
President Obama made the statement last week that he is confident, that an Immigration Bill will be introduced in the Congress, in the next few months. The key senators charged with crafting the legislation indicated that,...more
In Henderson v. Newport-Mesa Unified School District (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 4 Dist., March 13, 2013), a California court of appeal considered whether a temporary teacher employed for more than two years by a school...more
In Nelson v. Jurupa Unified School District (PERB Decision 2309E, March 8, 2013), the Public Employment Relations Board ("PERB") considered whether a school district committed an unfair labor practice by rejecting a...more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register a rule that will automate Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully...more
Nearly two years ago, Mr. Daniel E. Francis filed a petition for writ of mandamus against CalPERS and other based on allegations that the penstion fund had laundered the salary of the receiver appointed by the U.S. District...more
That subrogation claim you have might be governed by ERISA, at least in some circuits…
Here’s the case of Thurber v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, __F.3d__ (2nd Cir. March 13, 2013) (Insurer’s counterclaim for return...more
On January 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit published an opinion in Noel Canning v. National Relations Board, Case No. 12-1115. The case arose out of a dispute between employer Noel Canning, a...more
On March 15th 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 cap on Monday, April 1st, 2013. Cases will be considered...more
This week we examine the Indiana Supreme Court decision Walczak v. Labor Works-Fort Wayne LLC, which held that day laborers could bring claims under the Indiana Wage Payment Act unless they do not have a realistic expectation...more
On Feb. 20, 2013, the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (“OCAHO”) of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued an illuminating written opinion in a case brought by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement...more
BREAKING FORM I-9 NEWS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 for use. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in...more
ERISA requires that plans contain a reasonable claims procedure. Courts have generally required claimants to exhaust that claims procedure before filing a lawsuit. In addition, if the plan gives the plan administrator...more
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