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BIA finds that an E-2 dependent is not required to apply for employment authorization

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On November 5, 2013, the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") issued an opinion that found that an E-2 spouse remained eligible for permanent

California passes "immigrant friendly" legislation

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On January 1, 2014 several immigrant-friendly laws went into effect in California. These bills provide significant new rights and protections to

H-1B nonimmigrant season opens on April 1, 2014, for fiscal year 2015

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

As most H-1B employers know, there is an annual quota on the number of new H-1B petitions that can be approved each federal fiscal year. The quota is

H-1B petition amendments may be required due to changed job location

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Most H-1B employers know that their H-1B petitions must be amended when there is a "material" change in the terms and conditions of the beneficiary's

USCIS instructs on immigration benefits for same-sex spouses

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") was unconstitutional

Ninth Circuit upholds civil penalties for Form I-9 violations

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge ("ALJ") directing Ketchikan Drywall

District court grants EEOC's motion to protect plaintiffs' immigration status

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

On September 10, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted a motion for a protective order filed by the U.S

Eighth Circuit awards undocumented immigrants FLSA damages

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

On July 29, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued its decision in Lucas v. Jerusalem Café, LLC, No. 12-2170 (8th Cir

U.S. government issues new pronouncements on pre-populating forms I-9

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

Beginning in May 2013, senior ICE officials warned that employers should not pre-populate section 1 of Form I-9. Recently, however, these senior

DOS issues November 2013 Visa Bulletin

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

The DOS has issued its Visa Bulletin for November 2013. This bulletin determines who can apply for U.S. permanent residence and when. The cutoff