Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
Diego Felipe Valdivieso Rueda
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
New document could be liability trap for unsuspecting employers.
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
A classic managerial mistake is to focus so much on the present that you ignore what’s about to come around the corner. And what’s about to come around the corner at your workplace is the next generation of American worker.
What’s likely to happen within immigration 2018 under the Trump presidency?
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
The adoption by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of Matter of V-S-G- Inc., Adopted Decision 2017-06 (AAO Nov. 11, 2017), finally positions foreign workers with pending Form I-485 applications and green card applicants to realize the full potential of the law.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
Elizabeth A. Coonan
The result of an ongoing effort between USCIS, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to enhance document security and deter counterfeiting and fraud.
David Denisenko and Alexei Dingin