On August 5th, the White House released a comprehensive update on President Obama’s efforts relating to immigration these past few months, including traveling to Texas in July to meet with local officials, faith leaders, and...more
Last month, President Obama stated that he would do as much as he could on his own to fix the U.S. immigration system in light of Congress’s failure to pass immigration reform this session. According to White House senior...more
At the end of 2013, immigration reform seemed dead in the water, but now that resurgence of support is occurring, many are hopefully wondering: will 2014 be the year we see comprehensive immigration reform?...more
A massive immigration rally held last week resulted in the arrests of approximately 200 people, among them eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The protesters assembled outside the nation’s Capitol on October 8...more
The ripples of the U.S. government shutdown that began on Tuesday are being felt all across the country. Fortunately, because immigration agencies are largely self-funded and because of the national security issues involved,...more
The U.S. immigration system often is not conducive to short visits for tourism, making the U.S. a less than attractive vacation destination for international travelers. The State Department, which administers the processes...more
America has always been a nation of immigrants, and throughout the nation’s history, immigrants have kept our workforce vibrant, our businesses on the cutting edge, and helped to build the greatest economy. In addition to...more
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Employment Law Insight, a service of the Employment Law practice group at Patton Boggs LLP...
...Why “Employment Law Insight”? Employers have available to them, and indeed are...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
It has been a busy few weeks here at the White House. Last Friday, the President met with leaders from the faith community to discuss the need to fix the broken immigration system, focusing on the growing consensus building...more
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