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Comprehensive Faqs For Employers On Hurricanes And Other Workplace Disasters
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
United States
13 Sep 2017
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June 2017: The Top 15 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, the last few months have seen an unprecedented number of changes.
United States
17 Jul 2017
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H-1B Visa Lottery Looms Under Shadow Of Trump Executive Orders
For now, you should assume that the lottery will proceed as usual, although you should be ready to make adjustments depending on the actions of the new president.
United States
8 Feb 2017
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Web Exclusive!
Federal immigration authorities will be accepting employer petitions in early April 2016, and although only 85,000 H-1B visas will be allotted, over 300,000 petitions are expected to be submitted.
United States
9 Mar 2016
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Business Immigration
Every year, hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals enter the U.S. to work or join family members.
United States
12 Aug 2014
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USCIS Finally Releases New Form I-9
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today the release of the new I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form.
United States
18 Mar 2013
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USCIS Will Start Accepting H-1B Petitions On April 1
A summary on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services accepting FY 2014 H-1B cap-subject petitions for employment starting on October 1, 2013.
United States
11 Feb 2013
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Alabama Immigration Law Upheld – Mostly
On September 28, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn upheld the key provisions of Alabama's immigration law, the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.
United States
3 Feb 2012
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Alabama Immigration Law Upheld - Mostly
On September 28, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn upheld the key provisions of Alabama's immigration law, the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.
United States
6 Oct 2011
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Louisiana Immigration Law Creates New Protections, Penalties For Employers
Gov. Bobby Jindal recently signed into law a new bill requiring Louisiana employers to take additional steps to ensure that employees are legally authorized to work in the United States.
United States
12 Jul 2011
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Preliminary Injunction Granted For Parts Of New Indiana Immigration Law
As predicted in our prior Legal Alert on this topic on May 13, 2011, Indiana's recently enacted immigration law has been challenged in court.
United States
1 Jul 2011
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Alabama Enacts Comprehensive Immigration Law
On June 9, 2011, Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act described as the toughest immigration law in the country.
United States
16 Jun 2011
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Tennessee Governor Signs Immigration Enforcement Law
Tennessee employers soon will be required to take several actions under a new immigration law. The Tennessee Lawful Employment Act requires employers to use E-Verify, or to maintain documentation of legal residency or valid U.S. work authorization for all employees hired after the effective date.
United States
15 Jun 2011
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Georgia Governor Signs New Immigration Law
On May 13, 2011, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed The Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011.
United States
16 May 2011
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Indiana Gets Tough On Employers Of Illegal Aliens
On May 10, 2011, Governor Daniels signed a new law imposing significant consequences on Indiana employers who employ unauthorized workers. The law goes into effect on July 1, 2011.
United States
16 May 2011
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SSA Resumes Issuance Of "No Match" Letters
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed sending out No-Match letters to employers. This ends a long break that started when the Department of Homeland Security's 2007 no-match regulation (now rescinded) was blocked by a court.
United States
20 Apr 2011
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New Round Of I-9 Audits
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has started to serve another round of I-9 Notices of Inspection (NOIs) to businesses nationwide
United States
7 Mar 2011
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H-1B Cap Reached For FY 2011
On January 27, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the congressionally mandated cap for FY 2011.
United States
2 Feb 2011
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