Whispers of potential congressional compromise on the red hot issue of legal and illegal immigration to this country gave renewed hope of a comprehensive solution, although it may take some time.
Clothing manufacturer American Apparel reportedly agreed on January 17, 2014, to pay $4.8 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed by its investors.
The IBA conference in Boston had a session on human trafficking that was presented by IBA’s chair, Gillian Rivers. Slavery was once thought of as a thing of the past; it has re-emerged under the new term, human trafficking. All over the world; even in developed countries such as the United States, human trafficking occurs.
There’s nothing better than a few statistics to fuel the debate on immigration and I’m always drawn to any mention of positive or negative fiscal impact on this topic.
H-1B visa cap season is rapidly approaching as the deadline to file for Fiscal Year 2015 begins April 1, 2014 and ends April 7, 2014 (the first five business days of April).
The Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act) contains a number of provisions aimed at increasing access to health care insurance to millions of Americans without coverage.
Bye, Bye Bieber: Canadian Pop-Star of “Extraordinary Ability” Could Be in Extraordinary Trouble with U.S. Immigration Law
Famed teen heart throb, Justin Bieber, is in trouble . . . again. On January 23, 2014, Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, and charged with a DUI, resisting arrest, and driving with an expired driver’s license. According to reports, Bieber and fellow recording star, Khalil, were drag racing on a residential street in Miami Beach when police placed both men under arrest.
The CATO Institute, a public policy research organization, has released results from a series of Freedom-of-Information-Act (FOIA) responses from the Verification Division of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (the agency responsible for managing the E-Verify program) showing that as many as one-third of the TNC (tentative non-confirmation) responses from E-Verify could take at least eight days to resolve.
Due to high demand, businesses must be ready to file their completed H-1B petitions on April 1. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allocates 65,000 new H-1B visas each fiscal year, running October 1 – September 30.