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DOJ Warns That Employers Using Labor Contractors That Violate Anti-Discrimination Laws May be Held Liable
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

The Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) recently issued an opinion letter


Critical Filing Dates for FY 2017 H-1B Cap
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Employers who wish to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2017 can begin filing petitions on April 1, 2016 for a start date of October 1, 2016. The


Update on STEM OPT Extension Rule
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

A February 12, 2016, court-imposed deadline to determine the fate of certain student work permits is fast approaching. At this point, it is unclear


DHS Proposes New Rule for Certain Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Programs Affecting Employment
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a proposed rule to amend employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. The new


Proposed Rule Would Expand Cap Exempt Status for Non-Profit Entities that are 'Related or Affiliated' with Institutions of Higher Education
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 6 2016

On December 30, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule to amend certain regulations related to employment-based


Congress is Considering Changes to the Visa Waiver Program
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

A bill winding its way through Congress could impact business travel and the U.S. tourism industry. On December 8, 2015, the House of Representatives


DOL misclassification guidance on independent contractors could affect certain nonimmigrant visa classifications
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance to clarify when workers can be classified as independent contractors or employees


When transferring employees to the U.S., foreign employers should consider impact if proposed changes to overtime exemption are approved
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

On July 6, 2015, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a revision to the “white collar” overtime exemption rule. As explained by Littler when it


USCIS issues new procedures for determining time for filing green card application
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

On September 9, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) promulgated new procedures for determining the visa availability date for


California's special restrictions on who may complete Form I-9
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

California's Secretary of State recently clarified whether an employer may use a notary public as its authorized representative to complete the Form