Republican leaders and both branches of Congress failed Friday to come to a long-term agreement to provide fiscal year funding for the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and provide confidence that a DHS shutdown will be avoided.
In 2014, opening day rosters in the National Basketball Association listed 101 players born outside the United States, Major League Baseball boasted 224 players from countries such as Japan, Korea, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Japan, Cuba, and Mexico, not to mention the many players from other countries in the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, and the developmental leagues of all of these major sports.
Here we go again! The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could potentially run out of money and shut down come Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
On February 24, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant workers pursuing employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status will be eligible for employment authorization beginning May 26, 2015.
There were a lot of who were counting on the effects of President Obama’s immigration executive action coming to fruition—and soon. Now, employees who may have told their employers they were working illegally—but wouldn’t soon—are in a really rough place.
On Feb. 24, 2015 the Department of Homeland Security issued a final rule providing for employment authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses. This is one of the most significant changes to employment-based immigration to occur in many years.
A national staffing company has been fined $227,000 in civil fines for improperly completing the Forms I-9 for its remote hires.
Today, February 24, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced that, as of May 26, 2015, certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status will be eligible for employment authorization.
Federal Immigration Authorities Suspend President’s Two New Deferred Action Programs in Response to Federal Court Injunction
Federal Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas has ordered the suspension of two key aspects of President Obama’s November 2014 Executive Action on immigration: (1) the expansion of the “DACA” (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program and (2) the new “DAPA” (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and [of] Lawful Permanent Residents).
America has always been a country of immigrants. Recent studies show just how true this is, particularly when it comes to the economy.