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May 2021: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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Six Reasons for Investment Fund Managers to Locate in Bermuda

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The introduction of economic substance requirements in offshore jurisdictions has sharpened the impetus for investment fund managers to establish a physical office where their funds are incorporated. Here are six good reasons...more

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U.S. Embassy in Moscow Announces Significant Reduction of Consular Services

U.S. Embassy Moscow recently announced plans to reduce its consular workforce by 75 percent and significantly reduce its consular services. The announcement comes in response to the Russian government’s move to ban the U.S....more

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Biden Administration’s USCIS Reinstates Longstanding, Employer-Friendly Deference Policy

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As of April 27, 2021, the Biden administration has reinstated a longstanding policy of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) that the Trump administration revoked in its first year. The reinstated policy, commonly...more

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Immigration Authorities to Suspend Biometrics Requirement for Work Visa Dependents in Effort to Clear Up Backlog

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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced through a court filing on May 3 that it will suspend biometrics requirement for several categories of work visa dependent status application, thereby...more

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April 2021: The Top 16 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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USCIS Announces Return To Deference Policy

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Deference is back! USCIS announced that, effective immediately, it will reinstate its 2004 policy of deferring to prior determinations of eligibility. Rescinded by the Trump administration, this policy directed officers...more

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April Sees End to Work Visa Ban, Bringing Relief to Employers

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The Trump-era Presidential Proclamation that temporarily suspended certain nonimmigrant visas expired at the end of March, and federal immigration officials announced that temporary workers could once again begin applying for...more

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Harmonising of work pass policies: New changes to work pass requirements for Dependant’s Pass holders (Japanese)

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Dependent's Pass (DP) holders working in Singapore will soon be required to obtain a work visa to work in Singapore due to the move to align with different requirements and requirements of other foreign workers in Singapore....more

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México: Actualización de la Constancia de Inscripción de Empleador (CIE)

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La Constancia de Inscripción de Empleador es el documento emitido por el Instituto Nacional de Migración que permite a toda empresa la realización de trámites relacionados con el personal extranjero que se encuentra en...more

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Mexico: Updating the Employer Registration Certificate

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Mexico’s National Institute of Migration is the agency charged with issuing a document known as the Employer Registration Certificate. This Certificate authorizes companies to perform any processes and procedures related to...more

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USCIS Announces Premium Processing for E-3 Visa Petitions for Australian Nationals

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On February 24, 2021, USCIS announced it is adding I-129 petitions for E-3 status to the list of case types eligible for Premium Processing. The USCIS Premium Processing service allows petitioners to pay an additional filing...more

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USCIS: Premium Processing Available For E-3 Visa Change, Extension On Behalf Of Australian Nationals

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In a surprising and welcome development to U.S. employers, USCIS today announced that employers filing E-3 visa petitions on behalf of Australian nationals will have the option of requesting premium processing when requesting...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In Latvia (Updated)

1. Types of Business Entities - Foreign investors may choose from the types of business entities: - Limited liability company - Joint stock company - Individual merchant - General partnership - Limited...more

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H-1B Filing Season Is Almost Here – 3 FAQs for Employers

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H-1B cap filing season is fast approaching. U.S. employers who sponsor foreign workers for temporary H-1B work visas should start preparing now for the upcoming, new H-1B cap electronic registration commencing this year on...more

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Shake n’ Bake: Extraordinary Ability and Athlete Visas in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

In this episode, Shai and Roderick break down the 2006 comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Our co-hosts explore what kind of visa an outlandish French championship Formula 1 race car driver, played by Sacha...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing a Business Entity in Estonia (Updated)

1. Types of business entities - The most common types of companies in Estonia are the public limited liability company ("AS") and the private limited liability company ("OÜ"). The OÜ may be compared to a closed...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In Cyprus (Updated)

1. INTRODUCTION - Having been a former British colony for several years of its history (from 1878 until its independence in 1960), the legal system of the Republic of Cyprus (hereinafter “Cyprus”) follows, to a great...more

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Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, January 2021 # 2

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In Washington: In a statement on Monday, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Peter Marks, director of the agency’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, responded that it was...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In Austria (Updated)

1. Introduction - In principle any national citizen or foreign national is allowed to establish a business in Austria. A company is defined as a partnership of at least two persons (exceptions for limited liability...more

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Public Charge Rule Blocked By Federal Court

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On December 2, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld preliminary injunctions blocking USCIS from enforcing the “new” Public Charge Rule in 18 states and the District of Columbia. The Court found the rule was...more

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Japan to Temporarily Relax Regulations on Part-Time Work for Some Foreign Nationals

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Japan has implemented new measures to allow foreign nationals with short-stay visas to obtain part-time work. It is estimated that approximately 21,000 individuals are eligible. As of December 1, 2020, foreign nationals...more

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USCIS Premium Processing Fees: Bad News, Good News

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Premium processing fees are going up (the bad news), but premium processing will be available for more types of cases (the good news) according to changes included in the recently passed Continuing Resolution (CR) that will...more

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Thousands of Foreign Nationals Can Take Advantage of Advanced Priority Dates & File for Green Cards in October

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The October, 2020 Visa Bulletin significantly advanced the availability of green cards for most categories, allowing thousands of foreign nationals to file their last step in the green card process. Every month, the...more

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International Remote Working: What Employers Need to Know Before Saying “Yes”

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Because of the prolonged COVID-related travel restrictions, an increasing number of employers are receiving requests from their employees to work remotely, sometimes from another state or even another country. It is not just...more

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