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What Employers Need to Know about DACA Rescission Announcement

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On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA grants eligible individuals employment authorization and promises a grant of...more

Ronald Shapiro

DACA Program Hangs on by a Thread

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) remains in effect, but there is considerable pressure building in legislatures across the country to end the program. As of January 2017, more than 750,000 applicants were granted...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

What Employers Can Expect from the New Administration – Part 2: Immigration, the Affordable Care Act & Social Issues

In our second in a three-part series on what to expect from the Trump administration, we discuss immigration policy and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as what may be in store for parental leave, marriage equality and...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Efforts to Address Immigration Anxiety

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As people digest the possible immigration changes of a new administration in Washington, there is an effort to calm the anxiety. Today, President Obama issued a statement that is aimed at “Dreamers” who have had the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Immigration Policy Choices Under the New Administration

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Now that the election is over, focus turns to the U.S. immigration policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration over the next four years. Forecasts of this type are never easy with any new President; the task is...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth’s Analysis of the Short-Term Impact of the Election on Business and Employment-based Immigration

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Trump Administration will have the power to make significant changes to the business immigration landscape. Here is what we can expect. Immigration issues have become more important than ever for...more

Cozen O'Connor

How Trump’s First 100 Day Plan Effects Immigration

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President-elect Donald Trump has released his “100-Day Action Plan to Make America Great Again.” Unsurprisingly, the plan includes many policies that will impact immigration. Immigration was one of the biggest issues raised...more

Cozen O'Connor

Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Immigration

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For those of you who missed the third and final Presidential debate, immigration was an important topic discussed by the 2016 Presidential candidates. Moderator Chris Wallace asked both candidates about their positions and...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

July 2016: Appellate Update

The Effects of an Eight-Justice Supreme Court. Since Justice Scalia’s passing in February, the Supreme Court has operated with only eight justices, and it will continue to do so for as long as the Senate declines to consider...more

Cozen O'Connor

Supreme Court Issues a Disappointing Spit Decision in United States v. Texas

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On Thursday, the Supreme Court split 4-4 in the case United States v. Texas, effectively leaving the Fifth Circuit’s decision in place, which blocks protections for millions of immigrants. This ruling voids the safeguards...more

JD Supra Perspectives

Does Scalia's Death Change How the Supreme Court Will Decide Obama's Immigration Agenda?

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The recent death of Justice Antonin Scalia adds to the drama and speculation surrounding US v Texas, and may help to tip its ultimate resolution in the Obama administration’s favor. ...more

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Fifth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against Obama's Immigration Actions

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the preliminary injunction against President Barack Obama’s executive action that would potentially have shielded approximately 4.4 million undocumented immigrants from...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Dramatic Change to Visa Bulletin: Starting October USCIS Will Now Accept I-485 Filings for Certain Eligible Adjustment of Status...

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On September 9, 2015, the Department of State (DOS) announced a major change in the content of the Visa Bulletin. This change will dramatically affect the way that I-485 adjustment of status applications can now be filed with...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Knock, Knock: Who’s there?

Due to a contempt hearing scheduled for August 19, 2015 in the case of the State of Texas v. United States, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is taking radical measures to recover all three-year Employment...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

DAPA and DACA: What Happened to President Obama's Executive Action?

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Two Executive Actions held out hope for millions and their would-be employers: they would result in many undocumented workers being able to remain in the US for an additional three years without fear of deportation, and,...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Fifth Circuit Hears Arguments on the Proposed Reversal of the Block on Executive Actions

A three-judge panel in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, hearing arguments in State of Texas v. United States of America, questioned the attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice and 26 states about whether the block on...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Executive Action Update: 3 Year EADs Issued After 2/16/15 Injunction Must Be Returned by 7/17/15

It is no surprise that the implementation of this administration’s executive actions has run into a series of political and legal snags. But what is surprising is the administration’s response or overall handling of the...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

2000 Three Year Work Permits Were Issued by DHS in Violation of Injunction

In a Thursday midnight filing last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers disclosed that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued about 2,000 three-year work permits (as opposed to the currently authorized...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

DHS Funding Hangs In Balance While Congress Squares Off Over Executive Action on Immigration

Congressional standoff over immigration plays out through debate on DHS funding bill - A chess match continues to be fought in Congress over the fate of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The standoff...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

How Employers Need to Address New Individuals or Identities in the Workplace

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced an Immigration Accountability Executive Action that, among other things, provides new or expanded immigration benefits to certain unauthorized immigrants. The expanded Deferred...more

Cozen O'Connor

DAPA Program Implementation Halted by Federal Judge

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On February 16th, a federal district court in Brownsville, Texas, entered an order prohibiting enforcement of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. Intended to go...more

Mintz

DHS Halts Implementation of DACA Expansion and DAPA

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The Obama administration announced on Tuesday, February 17th that it will comply with an injunction temporarily blocking its plan to shield millions of people who are in the United States illegally, suspending applications...more

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP

Implementation Of DACA Expansion And New DAPA Program Delayed

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Even before the President’s executive actions on immigration have been implemented, there is a new development. On Monday, a federal district court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking implementation of the new...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction to Block Executive Action on Immigration While Related Regulations Proceed

Executive Action on Immigration Halted - On February 16, 2015, Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ordered a temporary injunction to halt key portions of President...more

Ronald Shapiro

What You Need to Know About DAPA

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Often times, an immigrant lacking proper documentation will be the mother or father to a child who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, and they face a number of fears about their immigration status, most notably...more

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