On November 7, 2013, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), issued an unpublished decision sustaining the denial of an adjustment application and holding that the respondent had failed to maintain lawful status during the...more
As we previously reported, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Noel Canning v. NLRB, 705 F.3d 490 (D.C. Cir. 2013) struck down President Barack Obama’s “recess appointments” of three members of the...more
An important goal of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is to protect U.S. workers from being displaced on the job market by foreign workers. Certain employment-based permanent residence applications therefore require...more
Recent changes by the U.S. Department of Labor will make public certain information concerning their foreign national employees.
On July 1, 2013, in furtherance of the Department of Labor's Open Government Initiative,...more
On December 7, 2012, Mintz Levin filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) with the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”). The request seeks disclosure of all documentation relating to prevailing wages,...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has indicated that it will further expand its use of “integrity” measures in the permanent labor certification program. These measures include the conduct of audit investigations and...more
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