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 discriminatingContinue Reading A Cautionary Tale: IER Settles After Investigating Unlawful Discrimination Against U.S. Citizen During PERM Recruitment
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia is warranted pursuant to the Immigration and…
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Employers should note that U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced recently that gestational mothers who use assisted reproductive technology meet the definition of “Mother” and “Parent” under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). For example, a woman who became pregnant through an egg donor will be (1) able to petition for her child based on their relationship, (2) eligible to have her child petition for her based on their relationship, and (3) able to transmit U.S. citizenship to her child, if she is a U.S. citizen and all other pertinent citizenship requirements are met.
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