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Immigration Policy Choices Under the New Administration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Now that the election is over, focus turns to the U.S. immigration policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration over the next four


Disney Dodges Worker Visa Abuse Claims
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 13, 2016, a federal judge in Florida dismissed a pair of punitive class action lawsuits against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and two


DOL Administrative Law Judge Permits Employer to Deduct H-1B Costs from Final Paycheck per Repayment Agreement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 26, 2016, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") for the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") found that an H-1B employer, located in


Conspirator in $14 Million B-2 Visa Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 6, 2016, Eyal Katz, the owner of a mall kiosk business, pled guilty to a visa fraud and money laundering plot involving 140 foreign workers


The good, the bad, and the ugly the newly proposed USCIS STEM OPT regulations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued its decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S


August 2015 immigration alert
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

On July 21, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a Policy Memorandum (“Memorandum”) on when a new or amended H-1B


Special immigration alert: federal district court overturns regulation permitting 17-month F-1OPT STEM extensions
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rendered its decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S


Employment Law This Week: Zika Virus, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, “Contributing Factor” Standard, H-1B Lottery
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • European Union, USA
  • February 14 2016

Our top story this week: The Zika virus is on the march. For the fourth time in history, the World Health Organization has declared a global public


District Court Extends Validity of F-1 STEM Rules Until May 10, 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

On January 23, 2016, the district court in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Civil Action No. 14-529


January 2016 Immigration Alert
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 19, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the Obama administration’s appeal from the Fifth Circuit decision that enjoined