Venture Capitalists and Immigration Proponents Likely Disappointed by USCIS Proposed Entrepreneurial Parolee Rule

Venture Capitalists and Immigration Proponents Likely Disappointed by USCIS Proposed Entrepreneurial Parolee Rule

The Department of Homeland Security, through its component agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has issued a proposed regulation to allow a qualified foreign citizen to gain entry and be employed in the United States if he or she will engage in activities that are likely to “increase and enhance entrepreneurship, innovation, and job creation in the United States” with a “start-up” entity.   

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Sharply Divided Illinois Supreme Court Keeps Redistricting Reform Off November Ballot

By | The Appellate Strategist | August 26, 2016
Sharply Divided Illinois Supreme Court Keeps Redistricting Reform Off November Ballot

Last night, in a case that produced four opinions from the seven-member Court, a sharply divided Illinois Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s judgment in Hooker v. Illinois State Board of Elections holding that a ballot initiative which would have fundamentally rewritten the legislative redistricting procedures in Illinois was not constitutionally eligible for the ballot.

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The EEOC’s Defeat in Detroit: Pants, Skirts, Gender Identity, and Religion

By | Employment & Labor Insider | August 26, 2016
The EEOC’s Defeat in Detroit: Pants, Skirts, Gender Identity, and Religion

Last week, I reported that summary judgment was granted against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in its transgender discrimination lawsuit against R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, linked to the decision (but here it is again), and then said I’d be back in touch after I’d had a chance to really read it.

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