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With The Election (Mercifully) Behind Us, What Will A Trump Administration Mean For Employers?
The 2016 Presidential election was arguably the most contentious, unpredictable, and politically polarizing race in this nation's history.
United States
11 Nov 2016
DOL Proposes New Rule For Certain Immigrant And Nonimmigrant Programs Affecting Employment
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a proposed rule to amend employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs.
United States
20 Jan 2016
When Transferring Employees To The U.S., Foreign Employers Should Consider Impact If Proposed Changes To Overtime Exemption Are Approved
On July 6, 2015, the Department of Labor ("DOL") proposed a revision to the "white collar" overtime exemption rule. As explained by Littler when it testified before the House Subcommittee, "the proposed white collar exemptions are unprecedented in the [Federal Labor Standards Act's] 77-year history."
United States
13 Oct 2015
USCIS To Halt Premium Processing Service For H-1B Extensions
Premium processing requests are filed using Form I-907, and allow a petitioning employer to receive a response from USCIS within 15 calendar days.
United States
27 May 2015
DOL And DHS Issue Interim Final Rule For H-2B Visa Program
The Interim Final Rule was published on April 29, 2015 in the Federal Register for public comment.
United States
7 May 2015
Department Of State Technical Problems May Delay Issuance Of Visas
The Department of State has announced that it has been experiencing technical operational issues with its visa issuance system.
United States
5 Aug 2014
DHS Proposes Rule Changes Benefitting Spouses Of H-1B Workers And Other Highly Skilled Immigrants
The Department of Homeland Security announced its plans to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants through two proposed rule changes.
United States
14 May 2014
Employers Should Anticipate Tougher Worksite Enforcement Efforts In The Near Future
Assistant Inspector General for Audits Mark Bell discussed the results of an audit of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s worksite enforcement processes.
United States
31 Mar 2014
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