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Immigration: Are Changes to H-1B Extensions Beyond the 6th Year Imminent?
January 5, 2018
Over the last two days, the media has been reporting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering aggressive new measures that would potentially reduce or eliminate certain H-1B extensions available under the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century (AC21) Act to individuals seeking green cards who are in lengthy backlogs.
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Tree Service Agrees to Largest Ever Settlement for Hiring Unauthorized Workers
December 5, 2017
The name Asplundh is synonymous with the orange trucks seen in communities throughout the United States performing various tree and vegetation management services.  In fact, the Philadelphia-based company is one of the nation’s largest privately owned companies. They recently agreed to the largest ever settlement, $95 million, for having hired individuals who were not eligible to work in the U.S.
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October Immigration Update: H-1B premium processing, new interview requirements, and I-9 update
October 4, 2017
A Roundup of recent updates.
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7th Circuit Ruling Halts Trump’s Threat to Withhold Federal Funds from Sanctuary Cities
September 27, 2017
On September 15, the City of Chicago successfully obtained a preliminary injunction to enjoin U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions from leveraging federal funds against “sanctuary cities” to enforce compliance with new immigration policy conditions. The 7th Circuit’s ruling applies nationwide and took effect immediately.
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Jan 10

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Jan 09

U.S. Department of Labor Changes Course on Interns: https://t.co/O2j9wSVkOL

Jan 08

January's Question of the Month: Does your area require an employer to provide a written separation notice when te… https://t.co/HsEfhTq54Y