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Sixth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Fraud and Contract Claims Against Employer Sponsoring Green Card Application for Employee

by Butler Snow LLP on

In an interesting case situated at the intersection of immigration and contract law, the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s dismissal of claims against Dow Corning Corporation stemming from its sponsoring an...more

New Canadian Entry Requirement: Mandatory Beginning November 10, 2016

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: Beginning November 10, 2016, the Canadian government will require many travelers flying to Canada to first obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). The following alert is relevant to...more

Expatriation Case

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

Cases on the new expatriation regime under Code Section 877A are few and far between. The Tax Court has now issued an opinion involving a U.S. resident who gave up his green card and the resulting consequences under Code...more

New IRS Regs Escalate Tax Consequences of Renouncing Citizenship or Surrendering Green Card

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

On September 9, 2015, the IRS released long-awaited proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 2801, which imposes a tax on the recipient of a gift or bequest from certain individuals who relinquished...more

USCIS Issuing Requests for Evidence for Expiring Medical Examinations

All applicants filing for adjustment of status to that of a lawful permanent resident, the final stage in the permanent residence or “green card” process, are generally required to file Form I-693, Report of Medical...more

Commuting to the United States as a Permanent Resident: ‘Alien Commuters’ or ‘Green Card Commuters’

by Lane Powell PC on

Generally, a foreign national who is a permanent resident of the United States must reside permanently in the United States or else risk losing permanent resident status. However, persons who have been granted U.S. permanent...more

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