Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian Macdonald is featured in SHRM discussing the recent Supreme Court ruling on the DACA program protecting Dreamers from deportation. In the article titled, “What the Supreme
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig Attorney Ian Macdonald Discusses Supreme Court Ruling on DACA in SHRM

On June 10, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida denied a major multinational manufacturing corporation’s (“corporation” or “defendant”) motion for summary judgment to dismiss
Continue Reading District Court Protects DACA, Affirms DOJ Guidance in Hiring Discrimination Case

In a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts on Department of Homeland Security et al vs. Regents of the University of California, the Supreme Court held that
Continue Reading Supreme Court of the United States Upholds DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

As we previously reported here, USCIS published a notice of proposed rulemaking for an adjustment of fees to meet operational needs. Today, USCIS announced an extension of the comment
Continue Reading USCIS Announces More Fees and Fee Increases—UPDATE: Extension of Comment Period

Rising to the president’s challenge of addressing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) participants in the United States and maintaining a commitment to debate DACA/immigration in exchange for cooperation on last week’s Budget Agreement, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY, Majority Leader) began an immigration week debate in the U.S. Senate. The process unfolded slowly and reached a crescendo Thursday with a series of votes on various immigration packages. Due to Senate procedures, all legislative amendments were required to receive 60+ votes to proceed for Senate consideration. At the end of the process, no package – Durbin for McCain- Coons amendment (DACA + Border), Toomey amendment (Sanctuary Cities), Schumer amendment (Bi-partisan Common Sense Coalition) (DACA + Security/Wall) or Grassley (White House Four Pillars- Wall, Border, Chain Migration, Diversity Lottery ) amendment met the threshold for further action.

Continue Reading Senate Wraps Up Immigration Debate Week

A business coalition and many of its members continues to work for passage of a permanent bipartisan legislation solution for Dreamers living, working, and contributing to our economy.   https://www.coalitionfortheamericandream.us/. More than 100 CEOs of businesses from across the industry spectrum and across the United States are represented in this effort.

Continue Reading U.S. Businesses Urge Congress to act on a Solution for the Dreamer/DACA Recipients

On Jan. 10, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Donohue, delivered the widely-anticipated State of American Business address in Washington D.C.  Much of his remarks focused on policies and opportunities for continuing economic growth in the United States under the social media hashtag of #Jobs2018.  Mr. Donohue applauded the regulatory reforms and tax reforms of the Trump Administration and stated that our country must continue such common-sense reforms to free American job creators and to reset American jobs for the future.

Continue Reading U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Delivers Annual State of American Business Address