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Move Over EEOC: Time for an NLRB Benchslap

Over the last few weeks we have blogged on a number of judicial decisions chastising the EEOC (Another Approaching Benchslap for EEOC?, EEOC Benchslaps Just Keep Coming and The EEOC Hits Just Keep Coming!). Today we shift our...more

See for yourself, Two citizens in the country of the United States

In this article, it is shown that there is in the country of the United States two citizens; a citizen of the United States and a citizen of a State who is not a citizen of the United States using the waters that surround...more

Labor & Employment E-Note - October 2012

In This Issue: - NLRB Sides With Car Dealer in Firing of Employee Over Online Post - Deportation Deferrals Could Uncover Employers Hiring Immigrants - White House Discourages Contractor Notifications Under WARN...more

Supreme Court Arizona Decision: Better than Expected but Federal Action Still Needed

While both sides claim victory, the reality of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling is this: Immigration is a federal issue, but states can cooperate with the feds in law enforcement so long as they do not violate peoples' rights...more

Arizona S.B. 1070’s Projected Impact

We are waiting to see whether the Supreme Court will uphold Arizona’s controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070. This law contains a provision requiring law enforcement officials to inquire about the immigration status of any...more

A Citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, can get a Passport

Discover that before the Fourteenth Amendment, a citizen of a State was recognized under international law with the nationality of a citizen of the United States. A citizen of the United States was also a citizen of the...more

All You Need To Know About A Citizen Of A State Who Is Not A Citizen Of The United States

Since the Fourteenth Amendment and the Slaughterhouse Cases, there is a citizen of the United States, and a citizen of a State who is not a citizen of the United States. A citizen of the United States is...more

Blunders of the Supreme Court of the United States, Part 7

The seventh in a series on blunders made by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this article the case of the Slaughterhouse Cases (83 U.S. (Wall. 16) 36, 1873) is reviewed. The blunder made is that one born or...more

On Dred Scott v. Sanford

At the time of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Dred Scott v. Sanford, in the year of 1856, there were black citizens as well as black slaves. Black citizens were descendants of blacks who were...more

Supreme Court Will Tackle Arizona Statute

When Arizona enacted its immigration law late last year, it set off a firestorm of controversy and ignited a series of legislative initiatives in other states that have taken aim at undocumented immigrants. Now, the U.S....more

Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 is defined to have both Fundamental and Common Privileges and Immunities

Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 has been defined to have both fundamental privileges and immunities as well as common privileges and immunities. After the adoption of the Constitution of the United States of...more

Yes a citizen of a State is also a citizen of the several States under the Constitution

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

Yes there are two citizens (with privileges and immunities) under the Constitution since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment

Since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, there are two citizens under the Constitution of the United States of America with privileges and immunities which are not the same. They are a citizen of the United...more

Yes, there were four citizens before the Fourteenth Amendment

Before the Fourteenth Amendment, there were two citizens; one was a citizen of a State, born in the United States of America (a native citizen); the other was a citizen of the United States, born in a foreign country (a...more

What effect did the Slaughterhouse Cases have on the case Dred Scott v. Sanford?

Discover for yourself that the Slaughterhouse Cases had no effect on the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford. Legal authority cited, quoted, and linked....more

Yes, persons born in the United States under the Fourteenth Amendment are not born in the several States

One born (or naturalized) in the United States, under Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment is not born (or naturalized) in the several States, but rather in the District of Columbia, the territories and possessions of...more

Questions and Answers on Citizenship in the United States, More

All you need to know about citizenship in the United States. (The following cases from the Supreme Court of the United States are quoted, cited, and linked to: Holden v. Hardy, 169 U.S. 375 (1918); Collector v....more

Yes there is a citizen of the several States

The Supreme Court, in the Slaughterhouse Cases, held, that there are now two citizens under the Constitution of the United States of America, a citizen of the United States, at Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment, and...more

Getting a Passport as a citizen of a State under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of...

There are two provisions that relate to getting a passport in the United States (of America). The first provision deals with citizenship. The second concerns identity. This article deals with the first. 22...more

Yes there are two citizens in the nation of the United States under international law

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

Questions and Answers on Citizenship in the United States

All you need to know about citizenship in the United States. (The following cases from the Supreme Court of the United States are quoted, cited, and linked to: Paul v. State of Virginia, 75 U.S. 168 (1868);...more

USCIS's Fee Increases and Other Immigration Law Updates

In This Article: *USCIS Implements H-1B and L-1 Fee Increases for Certain Employers *Kentucky Consular Center Conducting Unannounced Telephonic Audits of Nonimmigrant Visa Petitioners and Employers *FY 2011 H-1B Cap...more

In the Matter of Mai Luong

In Removal Proceedings = Respondent's Written Pleading

Although this pleading is still pending, it appears that the merits are in its favor. USCIS has yet to interview the married couple involved. But it would appear that the facts of their bona fide marriage are sufficient to...more

In the Matter of Mai Luong

In Removal Proceedings = Respondent's Written Pleading

Although this pleading is still pending, it appears that the merits are in its favor. USCIS has yet to interview the married couple involved. But it would appear that the facts of their bona fide marriage are sufficient to...more

What Employers Need to Know About Different Types of Immigration Site Visits.

Department of Homeland Security Chief of Staff of USCIS' Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) office, explained the three types of site visits that are currently being conducted. ...more

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