This week New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will hold on hearing on New York City’s Proposed Int. No. 261-A, which would ban the use of consumer credit history, making its use potentially an unlawful discriminatory practice.
For foreign nationals who wish to become naturalized citizens of the United States, the process is often long and somewhat challenging, and applicants must meet a variety of requirements to qualify.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Open Internet Challenges; Fiduciary Duty Comments Request; & H-2B Temporary Worker Regulations Authority
Three short updates to last week’s Monday Morning Regulatory Review: New challenges to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) open internet rule will likely cause another judicial lottery, and one of the petitions for review has a twist.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the release of a new version of Form I-407, Record of Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review &ndash: Retirement Fiduciary Definition; H-2B Authority Redux; Open Neutral Utility Internet Review; & Contraceptive Mandate
A hodgepodge of highlights from regulatory practice in the past week. The Department of Labor (DOL) today publishes its long-awaited and controversial proposed fiduciary duties rule for public comment.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) recently released the May 2015 Visa Bulletin in which significant movement should be noted in the employment-based classification for nationals of the Philippines in the EB-3 category, for Indian nationals in the EB-2 category, and for Chinese nationals in the EB-2 and EB-5 categories.
On April 13, 2015, at the Invest In the USA (IIUSA) Conference in Washington D.C., Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division of the U.S. Department of State Charles Oppenheim reported that the EB-5 China immigrant visa category will retrogress beginning May 2015.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Waters of the U.S.; Renewable Fuels; Open Internet; Shepherd’s Wages; Immigration Executive Action
Half a dozen highlights from regulatory practice last week – from environmental to communications, to labor to immigration.
Social media flamed with expressions of outrage, relief and tepid optimism ever since President Obama announced on March 23, 2015 the release of long-awaited policy guidance on a key temporary worker visa category.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that it has reached the H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2016 and will no longer be accepting H-1B cap cases.