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Less than 48 hours ago, by a vote of 13-5, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan immigration reform bill known as “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity & Immigration Modernization Act of 2013,”...more
A congressional immigration reform proposal passed its first test and was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 21, 2013. Action on the bill had been expected before the Memorial Day break, but not so much sooner...more
On May 18, 2013, SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar spoke at the annual gala of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, using the opportunity to highlight the contributions of immigrants (and Hispanic immigrants in...more
Last night the Senate Judiciary Committee voted (bipartisan 13-5) to pass Bill 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act for vote on the Senate floor. A vote is expected in early June....more
Up until now much of the debate surrounding immigration reform has centered around providing a pathway to Citizenship for the 11 million or so undocumented people in the country. Many in this group currently work as...more
Now that the bipartisan Senate Gang of Eight’s bill (S. 744) has been introduced we are monitoring the legislative process very closely. As you know, next week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will continue to introduce and...more
At the start of this month, President Barack Obama publicly indicated that he would seek compromise in order to get a comprehensive immigration bill signed into law this year, but he also stated unequivocally that he would...more
In This Issue:
- Court Rules NLRB's Workplace Union Notices Violated Law
- NLRB Urges Regional Directors to Maintain High Settlement Rate
- EEOC Seeing Rising Number of Age Discrimination Complaints
Last month, the so-called “Gang of Eight” Democratic and Republican Senators released their comprehensive immigration reform bill entitled the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of...more
As the first four months of 2013 come to a close, employers should ensure that their human resources departments have updated several policies, forms and posters requiring attention after the first of the year. The posting of...more
In This Issue: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Debate Begins! USCIS Reports That H-1B Cap Is Reached in First Week; New Form I-9 Becomes Effective on May 7, 2013; CBP Announces Form I-94 Automation; DOS Permits Access to...more
Last week, Congress took another step forward in advancing commonsense immigration reform. Just a week after bipartisan Senate leaders introduced their comprehensive bill – the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and...more
It's time for both Democrats and Republicans to recognize the many compelling reasons for overhauling our current immigration system.
Start with the economic arguments, which are overwhelming. Our high-tech visa...more
In the February/March 2013 issue of the Immigration eAuthority, we outlined the respective proposals for immigration reform put forward by both the President and a bipartisan group of eight senators. We also noted that...more
Today, the President met with Senator McCain and Senator Schumer to discuss commonsense immigration reform. In a statement released earlier, President Obama said...more
The U.S. Senate’s “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013? contains a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants who have been in this country since on or before...more
A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators on Tuesday (April 16, 2013) introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, an 844-page bill that aims to bolster border security and...more
Less than 10 days ago, the U.S. Senate put forward a legislative proposal entitled, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013,” which would provide millions of undocumented...more
A number of current immigration matters deserve your attention and consideration:
1. USCBP Announces the Advent of the Paperless Form I-94 for Air and Sea Arrivals, Effective April 26, 2013.
2. Immigration Reform –...more
The eight lawmakers – collectively referred to as the “Gang of Eight” - who put together a comprehensive immigration bill believe their legislation has a better shot in Congress than the gun legislation stymied the week of...more
The bipartisan bill on immigration reform introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday of this past week does not even have a number assigned to it yet, but already it has drawn more attention and support than any prior attempt...more
The first major immigration proposal in several years contains sweeping changes, with the president potentially signing a version by mid-June....more
In This Issue:
- Immigration. Washington takes the first step toward immigration reform.
- State Round-Up. Learn about the latest employment law news in your state.
- Traditional. Wade Fricke and Matthew Kelley...more
Foreign nationals who are out of status, and people who know them, are hopeful for a legal solution and can fall prey to people who will tell them what they want to hear. Immigration reform is being negotiated seriously in...more
A critical component of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform package, put together by the so-called “Gang of Eight,” is a provision that would require all employers to participate in the E-Verify program....more
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