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India Makes Significant Changes to Maternity Benefit Entitlements

India - August 10 2017 This year, India became one of the most generous providers of maternity benefits in the world when it extended the period of maternity leave…

President Announces Support For Bill To Drastically Cut Legal Immigration Levels

USA - August 2 2017 President Trump has just announced his support for new immigration legislation aimed at curtailing overall immigration into the country. An original…

Avoiding Claims of Race, Religious, or National Origin Discrimination in the Current Political Climate

USA - July 27 2017 Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the United States has had a new president for about six months: Mr. Donald J. Trump. Many…

Different Path, Same Result: 9th Circuit Becomes Latest Appeals Court To Reject Trump’s Travel Ban

USA - June 12 2017 Several weeks ago, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction that blocks President Trump’s second Executive Order attempting to institute…

FY2018 H-1B Lottery Applications Decline for First Time in 5 Years

USA - April 19 2017 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced earlier this week that it received 199,000 H-1B petitions for the FY 2018 H-1B…

Avoiding An ICE Raid

USA - April 11 2017 It has been fewer than 100 days since Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America. In this short time, there has been a…

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…