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Cross Border Employer Blog

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Healthcare Provider Obligations For Individuals With Limited English Proficiency

USA - January 10 2017 This summer I wrote about the dangers of English-only policies in this age of multiculturalism (for more, click here). These policies tend to emerge…

New Anti-Corruption Law Creates Changes To Whistleblower Provisions In France

USA - December 16 2016 On December 10th, France's National Assembly published a new law on transparency and anti-corruption. As a result France is expected to begin…

New Regulations Clarify Which Employers Are Exempt From Yearly H-1B Quota

USA - November 30 2016 On November 18, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued its long-awaited rule seeking to improve certain aspects of the…

Drinking + Driving = Losing Your Visa?

USA - November 23 2016 With Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the corner, Fisher Phillips would like to remind our clients to be extra careful when driving home…

USCIS Increases Filing Fees

USA - November 18 2016 The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is increasing filing fees for many immigration applications and petitions by an average of 21% beginning…

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Final Rule on Immigrant Visa Petition Retention and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

USA - November 18 2016 On November 18, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its final rule in the Federal Register which addresses the retention and…

New Form I-9 Published

USA - November 14 2016 The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the new form I-9 dated November 14, 2016. Although you may accept the prior version of…

Public Comments on New Regulations for International Entrepreneurs Due by October 17, 2016

USA - October 6 2016 Public comment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (USDHS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking creating a new "parole" immigration benefit for…

Increased Penalties for Immigration Violations Go Into Effect August 1, 2016

USA - July 28 2016 August 1, 2016, marks the date that increased penalties for various immigration-related violations go into effect. The increases are the result of…

English-Only Policies in the Age of Multiculturalism

USA - June 6 2016 The United States has long been referred to as a melting pot. But, some commentators challenge this notion, offering instead that the United States…