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Greenberg Traurig’s Nataliya Rymer Presents Immigration Workshop at Northwestern University’s The Garage

On Nov. 9, Nataliya Rymer (Of Counsel, Philadelphia) presented an immigration workshop at The Garage at Northwestern University. The workshop focused on immigration law issues including non-immigrant and immigrant visa options and DACA, and discussed challenges and opportunities for international students, faculty, and staff looking to start or run a business in the United States.… Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Presents At The 2016 AILA Annual Conference In Las Vegas

AILA’s Annual Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings for the immigration law community with over 145 substantive sessions and thousands of attendees.  AILA will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Las Vegas, with important updates on immigration law and policy from government participants and immigration experts. Greenberg Traurig Associate, Jennifer Hermansky, co-presented the session … Continue Reading

U.S. Employer that Harbored Illegal Aliens Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Forfeit $1 Million

The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced that a U.S. employer pled guilty to a one-count Bill of Information where the employer was charged with harboring illegal aliens at a mushroom farm in Louisiana. The employer was sentenced to three years of probation and forfeited over $1 million in illegal gains from … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Attend the 2015 AILA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

AILA’s Annual Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings for the immigration law community with over 145 substantive sessions and thousands of attendees.  As with every year, our Greenberg Traurig team takes the opportunity to hear about important updates on immigration law and policy from government participants and immigration experts.  Here’s some of the … Continue Reading

SCOTUS Grants Certiorari to Two Immigration-Based Cases for 2015 Term: Will the Government Have to Explain Its Exercise of “Discretion”?

The United States Supreme Court is back in session as of last Monday, Oct. 6—often referred to as “First Monday” due to the fact that the term must begin on the first Monday of October by law. Among its roughly 50 case docket, featuring headliners that will refine Fourth Amendment jurisprudence and agency regulatory authority, … Continue Reading

Uruguay Enhances Intra-MERCOSUR Mobility in EU-like Move

The Uruguayan government has enacted a new immigration law—effective later in October—that will offer expedited 30-business-day processing of permanent residence permits and accompanying work authorization to MERCOSUR nationals. It is expected to issue implementing regulations and specify application requirements within the next several weeks. Residence permit applications, which will be less burdensome, can be filed … Continue Reading

Chinese Authorities Tighten Enforcement Under New Immigration Law; Companies Urged to be Proactive

As update to our recent blog on China, clients are inquiring into why immigration enforcement and compliance in China is on the increase, yet favorable work authorization measures for foreign workers are being implemented by authorities at the same time. We don’t see these two initiatives at odds with each other; rather China is improving … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Immigration Shareholder Ian Macdonald Featured in Corporate Counsel’s ‘6 Immigration Law Mistakes GCs Make When Going Global’

As corporations move into international markets, there are several considerations to take into account to avoid high-profile security problems, political pitfalls and a potentially damaged reputation. Greenberg Traurig Immigration Shareholder Ian Macdonald recently discussed a few of these considerations in a Corporate Counsel article entitled “6 Immigration Law Mistakes GCs Make When Going Global.” The … Continue Reading
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