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The Obama Administration has cracked down on illegal immigration, spending more money on immigration enforcement than on all other federal law enforcement agencies combined in the last fiscal year, according to a The...more
The 2012 elections will affect HR in ways that remain to be seen. But many consequences of the elections are immediately clear in a variety of areas from health care to labor relations to E-Verify to local minimum wages. Here...more
Today, the Obama administration is implementing a new Deferred Action Program that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will administer. This program, which operates as a form of prosecutorial discretion, offers young...more
On July 5, 2012, Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett signed into law S.B. 637, requiring state public works contractors and subcontractors involved in projects of more than $25,000 to use E-Verify starting on January 1, 2013, or...more
The Obama Administration chose to offer immigration protection to younger undocumented immigrants through the "Deferred Action Process for Young People" program. What could this potentially mean for your company?
Congress thought it had solved the problems created by multiple administrative interpretations of the L-1B visa requirements when it passed the Immigration Act of 1990 (“IMMACT90”) which, among other things, gave a statutory...more
Late last month, a legislative proposal known as the Legal Workforce Act moved out of a House committee and will now be scheduled for House vote.
Among other things, this measure would require employers to use the...more
A citizen of a State who is not a citizen of the United States is entitled to privileges and immunities of a citizen of the several States, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of...more
Before the Fourteenth Amendment, there was only a citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America. Such a citizen was also a citizen of the United States,...more
In light of the continuing debate over the federal budget, we may soon face a federal government shutdown. Yesterday the Senate approved a continuing resolution, passed by the House earlier in the week that will keep the...more
Venable's Legislative and Government Affairs team welcomes you to this special edition of Capitol View, where we will be providing thoughtful analysis of the latest developments from the lameduck Congress. Beginning in...more
1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visas; 3. Ask Visalaw.com; 4. Border and Enforcement News: ICE says no opt-out for local jurisdictions, Immigration audits of employers increase, Deportation...more
This opinion piece in the Dallas Morning News is by Edward Schumacher-Matos, the Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor for Latin American Studies at Harvard University.
Of all the political fights over immigration, the one...more
On July 8, 2009, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the Obama administration's support for the E-Verify federal contractor provision, while pledging to rescind the controversial...more
The Obama Administration announced earlier this year that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would implement a new, comprehensive strategy to reduce the demand for illegal employment and protect employment...more
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