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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
On April 11, 2013, the AILA Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee met with the USCIS Verification Division and with ICE Homeland Security Investigations regarding the implementation of the new I-9 Form....more
The Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed the Immigration Reform Bill which was a key step towards solving the problem that has bedeviled the nation for decades.
That was noteworthy in itself, but what was truly encouraging...more
As the U.S. "Immigration Reform Storm" continues to advance, it is clear that reform legislation still has a long way to go. While it is true that the Senate Judiciary Committee "did a good job" (and we...more
Yes, Senate Judiciary Committee did a good job on Immigration Reform Bill. Gail Collins in his NY Times Article said, “Immigration reform has been the 2013 bipartisan bright spot in the Senate, unless you were really moved by...more
International Students to Be Subject to Increased Scrutiny Upon Return to the U.S.
According to an internal memorandum from a senior official at Customs and Border Protection (CBP), all F-1 visa holders seeking admission...more
The U.S. Senate's Gang of Eight fended off poison-pill amendments, meant to derail a bipartisan immigration reform bill supporters say is gaining steam.
The Senate Judiciary Committee, during a markup session last week,...more
The following information is provided by the Visa Office regarding the cut-off dates for the month of June 2013....more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ridgewood, New Jersey - Beginning March 4th, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are the spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives), and have been unlawfully present in the United States, can...more
As the fiscal cliff deal left the debt ceiling and so-called sequestration disputes unresolved, pundits speculated that immigration might get pushed to the side. But congressional aides, lawmakers, and advocates say the plans...more
You may encounter a situation in which you need the assistance of an immigration attorney and you may realize that despite the number of qualified and competent immigration attorneys, there are also some that are not as good....more
This is the second and concluding part of the series of articles pertaining to the provisional unlawful presence waiver.
Will I have to be fingerprinted or appear for an interview as part of the provisional unlawful...more
RIDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY – The immigration lawyers and attorneys at Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. commend President Obama for emphasizing the need for immigration reform in his State of the Union address on...more
On April 1, 2013, the U.S Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), Citizen and Immigration Services (CIS) will start accepting H-1B petitions. H-1B visas are for nonimmigrants who are employed by U.S. employers in...more
The Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) Initiative
On October 11, 2011, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new initiative to harness industry expertise from the public and private sectors and increase the job...more
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