Two years ago it was a large tech company and now a second tech giant has entered into settlement agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Immigrant and Employee RightsContinue Reading DOJ Settlements with Tech Companies Highlight Importance of PERM Recruitment Compliance
In the United States, employment discrimination based on national origin and citizenship status is strictly prohibited by the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Department of Justice’s Immigrant and Employee…Continue Reading Immigrant and Employee Rights at the Department of Justice – National Origin and Citizenship Discrimination
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached another settlement with a company in Boise, Idaho, over allegations that it violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by unlawfully discriminating…Continue Reading A Cautionary Tale: IER Settles After Investigating Unlawful Discrimination Against U.S. Citizen During PERM Recruitment
DHS has announced additional guidance and protocols related to protecting workers involved in worksite investigations.
Continue Reading DHS Announces Additional Guidance to Worksite Enforcement Initiatives Announced in 2021 – New Authority to Grant Employment Authorization and Deferred Status to Certain Vulnerable Employees
On July 16, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a permanent injunction against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. However, the court temporarily…
Continue Reading District Court Blocks Filing of New DACA Applications
As an update to previous entries, the Office of Management and Budget has posted the conclusion of DHS/USCIS Public Charge Rule review:
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On July 12, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) completed review and forwarded a final rule on a Public Charge rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
On Feb. 26, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Department of Justice’s petition for writ of certiorari in a Ninth Circuit DACA Case. The Court took the unusual step of…
Continue Reading Supreme Courts Rejects Expedited Review of DACA Case
Since the introduction of the Executive Order “Buy American, Hire American” (BAHA), federal agencies, including DHS and USCIS, are following the directive to focus on protecting U.S. workers and U.S.
Continue Reading USCIS’ Recap on Activities since Buy American, Hire American
On Oct. 8, 2017, the White House released the promised Immigration Principles & Policies (Principles & Policies) which outline the Trump Administration’s position on immigration. This document is broken into three parts: 1) Border Security, 2) Interior Enforcement, and 3) Merit-Based Immigration. A summary of each part is broken down below.
Continue Reading The White House Releases Immigration Principles & Policies