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Improper Appointment Of Acting DHS Head Invalidates Rollback Of DACA Program, Court Rules

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Federal District Judge Nicolas G. Garaufis struck down the Administration’s most recent attempt to limit the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. He held that the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Chad...more

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ICE Extends COVID I-9 Rules to December 31-Happy New Year!

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Today, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. This announcement was expected in light of the...more

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DHS Extends Temporary flexibility For Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Again – Now 12/31/20

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In March, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a new temporary flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility...more

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Important Reminders as the Holiday Travel Season Approaches

As the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions continue, many who have endured long separations from home and family are eager to travel as the holidays approach. Everyone considering holiday travel is urged to carefully...more

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#WorkforceWednesday: NY Travel Advisory Changes, CA’s COVID-19 Exposure Notice, Executive Order Reversals - Employment Law This...

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Welcome to #WorkforceWednesday. We look at how workplace guidance is changing as COVID-19 surges and the executive orders most likely to be reversed by the new administration. New York Revises COVID-19 Travel Advisory New...more

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Public Charge Rule Status

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The Inadmissibility on Public Charge Ground rule was published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2019 and became effective on October 15, 2019.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a rule interpreting...more

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What’s Next For Employers: Top 10 Immigration Developments To Expect Under The Biden Administration

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While the election results may still be debated until officially certified and litigation is resolved, employers should be looking ahead to what a Biden administration will mean for immigration. Prior to this tumultuous year,...more

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What Might Immigration Law Look Like in a Biden Administration

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When it assumed office, the Trump Administration took a series of actions that dramatically changed the immigration law landscape. A new Biden Administration could take a similarly expansive approach. We anticipate changes...more

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Avoiding Unfair Documentary Practices in the I-9 Process

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The Justice Department announced on November 10, 2020 that it signed a settlement agreement with Fleetlogix Inc. (“Fleetlogix”) resolving claims that the company discriminated against work-authorized, non-U.S. citizens by...more

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November 2020 Immigration Alert

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Lawsuits Filed in California and DC Federal Courts Challenge New DOL and USCIS H-1B Regulations - In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) each published...more

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Naturalization Civics Test Changes

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced revisions to the naturalization civics test. The changes will affect those applicants who apply after December 1, 2020. These applicants will need to take...more

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Q+A With Goodwin’s ‘Hot’ Appellate Group

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Goodwin’s Appellate Litigation practice has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals and state appellate courts, representing clients in matters ranging from First Amendment rights to governmental...more

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Immigration Law Under Biden - What Changes Can We Expect?

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As we near the U.S. Presidential inauguration on January 20, 2021, the U.S. population and the world are on edge. In COVID-19 limbo, people are filled with polarized feelings and varying expectations: excitement, uncertainty,...more

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Public Charge Rule Survives (For Now)

On November 3, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit temporarily stayed an order that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued in Cook County, Illinois, et al. v. Wolf et al., No....more

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Changes To The World Of Immigration Law To Be Ushered In By A New Biden Administration – Key Issues To Watch Out For

President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s campaign website proclaims that “Immigration is essential to who we are as a nation, our core values, and our aspirations for our future… The United States deserves an immigration policy that...more

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How the Change in US Administration May Affect the Sports Industry

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President-elect Joseph Biden has indicated that he will make significant changes to the policies and practices of the prior administration that will impact the public and employers, including in the sports industry....more

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Overview of President-Elect Biden's Policies

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Below is a broad overview of policies for which President-Elect Biden has indicated support (PDF). It is important to note that, while some of these policies fall under the President's executive power, many will require...more

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2021 Outlook On Business And Employment-Based Immigration

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In the year 2020, the Trump Administration announced many changes to employment-based immigration. With many of these changes currently being litigated, and in light of the presumptive results of the recent presidential...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Compliance News Flash - November 2020 #1

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP is pleased to provide you with the Compliance News Flash, which includes current news briefs relevant to background screening, immigration and data privacy, for the benefit and interest of our...more

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DHS Arrests 15 Individuals On OPT, Continues High Scrutiny Of Foreign Students, Warns University DSOs

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the arrest of 15 individuals who claimed to work on Optional Practical Training (OPT) for nonexistent companies. In addition, USCIS notified 700 OPT recipients suspected...more

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Costa Rica: Private Sector Minimum Salary Increase as of January 2021

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The National Salary Council approved the minimum salary increase for private-sector employees, effective January 1, 2021, and will be valid for one year. The general increase percentage this time is 0.30% and 2.33% for...more

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Challenging Proposed DHS Rule Harmful to Lower Income Families

On October 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking governing the “Affidavit of Support” requirements under section 213A of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Certain...more

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DHS Proposes Shift to Wage-Based H-1B Selection Process

On November 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a proposed rule that, if implemented, would amend the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects H-1B registrations...more

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Top 11 Workplace Law Developments To Expect Under President Biden

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It appears to be official: unless the election results can be overturned in several states, Joe Biden will soon be our nation’s 46th president. Now the work begins to forecast what the next four years will bring. We’ve spent...more

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The Premium Processing Roller Coaster: What is the Fee Now, and Has it Been Expanded to Other Types of Immigration Benefit...

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The short answer is that the premium processing fee increased to $2,500 effective October 20, 2020, for all eligible I-129 and I-140 filings (except for H-2B and R-1 requests that increased to $1500), based on the Emergency...more

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