H-1B cap season is upon us, but will the H-1B cap be increased? You may have heard of the “I-Squared Act of 2015” (aka the “Immigration Innovation Act of 2015” or S. 153), introduced in the Senate in mid-January.
Current Visa Caps Hold for 2015 but Bills Introduced to Loosen Restrictions On High-Skilled Guest-Workers
Executives from companies with technology components and interests often ask if, and when, meaningful changes will be made to the U.S. immigration laws that apply to high-skilled foreign workers, and in particular, to the much discussed H-1B visa program.
Today’s Wall Street Journal has an interesting article about “online sleuthing” and privacy concerns.
It’s a fairly well known fact that obtaining U.S. residency can be a process rife with difficulty, including considerable expenses and time delays. For foreign investors interested in becoming permanent American residents, one useful route involves making investments in businesses or specific employment areas, and applying for an EB-5 visa.
The EB-5 Visa Program has become an increasingly popular vehicle for real estate project financing in the United States.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently extended the Temporary Protected Status designation for El Salvador for a period of eighteen (18) months, until September 9, 2016.
As the President’s executive action on immigration rolls out, employers are wondering when they will start to see work permits issued to those covered by the President’s actions.
On January 12, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito launched its municipal identification card program, dubbed IDNYC, for residents of all five New York City boroughs.
Beyond U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents: Are Other Classes of Individuals Legally Authorized to Work Protected from Employment Discrimination?
In a novel case, a New York federal court judge recently denied an employer’s motion to dismiss a Section 1981 alienage discrimination class action lawsuit.