Amid a host of changes in state and federal laws surrounding permanent labor certification program (PERM) hiring, get a clearer understanding of what these shifts may mean for your business.Continue Reading March 9 WEBINAR | Pay Transparency Laws and PERM in 2023: An L&E and Immigration Perspective
With the Implementation of the 2022 EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) the practice of EB-5 law in terms of requirements for projects, regional centers, broker dealers, overseas migration agents…Continue Reading GT Continues EB5 Webinar Series With 4 Webinars
On July 16, 2020, the Department of State provided updated information on the availability of exceptions to the June 22 Presidential Proclamation 10052, which extends Proclamation 10014 through Dec. 31, 2020,.
Some travelers and visa applicants who are affected by the Proclamation may qualify for an exception if the purpose of their travel to the United States is for humanitarian reasons, public health response, or national security. Other exceptions include: (1) applicants who are subject to aging out of their current immigrant visa classification; (2) certain H and J visa applicants who are traveling to the United Sates to work in support of a critical U.S. foreign policy; and (3) dependents of applicants who are excepted from, or not subject to, the Proclamations.
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The U.S. Department of State announced on July 13, 2020, via Twitter, that U.S. embassies and consulates are entering a “phased resumption of routine visa services” beginning July 15, 2020.
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Anna H. Morzy and Jay Ruby, shareholders in the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Immigration & Compliance Practice, were each recognized by the National Law Journal (NLJ…
Continue Reading Anna H. Morzy, Jay Ruby Named National Law Journal 2020 Immigration Law Trailblazers
Ian R. Macdonald, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Immigration & Compliance Practice, as well as Jennifer Hermansky and Courtney B. Noce, shareholders in the practice, were each…
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Courtney Noce, shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration and Compliance practice, was recently quoted in the Law360 article, “Shutdown Woes Aren’t Over For Immigration Courts.” The article discusses the…
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Laura Foote Reiff and Martha J. Schoonover, shareholders in global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Northern Virginia office, were again listed in Washingtonian magazine’s 2018 “Top Lawyers” list.
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff and Martha Schoonover Listed as 2018 Washingtonian Top Lawyers
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced a three-prong approach to ensuring U.S. employers are hiring legally authorized workers. ICE’s strategy focuses on:
- Compliance, through increased I-9 inspections, civil fines and referrals for debarment from immigration benefit programs like Labor Condition Applications and PERM Labor Certifications;
- Enforcement, through arrests of not only of workers employed without proper authorization but also of the employers who hire them; and
- Outreach, through the Ice Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) program.