Confer With Counsel Early and Often In Visa Applications and Renewals
Employers and HR attempting to obtain work visas, renewals of those visas and related green cards for their employees are working harder than ever. While the controlling Federal Regulations have not changed, the Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American, issued on April 18, 2017, a has resulted in real consequences to employers […]Read More
Using Visas for Global Mobility: The L-1 Visa
Is your company aware of the L-1A intracompany transferee visa available for executives and managers? In the day and age when immigration visas are scarce and the H-1B lottery is outdated and inadequate, HR and employers must become creative in meeting the goals of company ownership and the directives of their boards. One immigration tool […]Read More
Can Employers Fire Employees Participating in ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ National Strike?
Employers considering firing employees for participating in ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ strike, or any strike for that matter, need to keep in mind the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This law applies to both union and non-unionized employers and gives employees the right to engage in “concerted activities” for purposes of “mutual aid or protection.” […]Read More
President Trump Signs Executive Orders on Border and Immigration Enforcement Policies
On January 25, 2017, consistent with several campaign promises, President Trump signed two Executive Orders which focus on the following: Securing the Southern border of the United States through immediate construction of a physical wall to be monitored and supported by personnel and technology. Expediting the detention and removal of those undocumented aliens with claims […]Read More