Immigration Developments for Highly Skilled Workers: Changes the Business Community Can Expect from Obama’s Immigration Action

By | Immigration Law | November 24, 2014

On Thursday, November 20th, coinciding with President Obama’s announcement regarding his forthcoming executive action on immigration, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson issued a memo to the directors of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) directing the agencies to take action on the president’s announcements.

Republican Majority May Mean the Passage of Privacy Legislation

By | Safe & Sound | November 24, 2014
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After the results were in for the much-anticipated election on Nov. 4, we learned that Republicans gained majority control over the U.S. Senate and maintained their majority control in the U.S. House of Representatives.This shift in party control could spell the end to the gridlock that Congress has been recently experiencing for various types of proposed legislation.

SEC Office of the Whistleblower Files Annual Report to Congress On Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program

SEC Office of the Whistleblower Files Annual Report to Congress On Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower, created in 2011 pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, released its mandated report to Congress on operations for Fiscal Year 2014, ending on September 30, 2014.