The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New Orleans, heard arguments on July 10 as to whether a preliminary injunction on the implementation of President Barack Obama’s executive actions to defer deportation and grant work authorization to certain undocumented individuals presently in the U.S. should be overturned.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Nutrition Labeling Extended; Housing Grants; Contraceptive Mandate Update; Truck Emissions & Immigration Executive Action Again
Summer in Washington and the regulatory agenda is not on vacation, but small sauntering through large items. For example, one agency has extended by a year the compliance date for a major rule, another agency created a public relations controversy while releasing a much narrower rule, a third agency released only a fact sheet on a hotly contested final rule, and another pair published a rule released three weeks ago.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) appears to be stepping up enforcement in the EB-5 area.
The Department of State issued an updated Form DS-7002, Training/ Internship Placement Plan for the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), a web-based information system maintained by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
E-Verify Implements TNC Enhancement and Proposes New Features to Significantly Expand Program Functionality
On July 1, 2015, E-Verify formally implemented its Tentative Non-Confirmation (TNC) E-Mail Notification enhancement, which permits E-Verify to directly notify employees when a TNC is issued during the employment verification process.
As tensions between Cuba and the United States continue to thaw, President Obama made a historic announcement today – the U.S. and Cuba will reopen embassies in each other’s capitals.
Chinese buyers bought more U.S. homes, for more money, than any other foreign buyers last year, according to a new report released by the National Association of Realtors.
This is a good news story for once. But, of course, since the father of this soupcon of good news is our government, it’s almost unintended.
As a result of extensive deliberations spanning over the course of several years, the Department of Labor (DOL) is closing in on making major changes to the labor certification process, including charging user fees for PERM applications.
USCIS has announced that it would grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of Nepal through December 24, 2016.