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DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designation for Yemen

DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designation for Yemen

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country. Yemen is experiencing widespread conflict and a resulting severe humanitarian emergency, and requiring Yemeni nationals in the United States to return to Yemen would pose a Read More

Is Your Internship Truly an Internship?

By Jacob Aronauer, Esq. If you are a non-paid intern at a company but don’t believe you are truly getting the experience that an unpaid intern should receive then keep reading!  The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, recently issued a decision that sets forth the standard as to how Read More

PPID ADDS EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE AND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MAKES PROPOSED RULE CHANGE AS TO WHOM IS ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY

By Jacob Aronauer, Esq. Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of their employment law practice group. Headed by Jacob Aronauer, we represent employees in all aspects in employment law, including wage and hour, discrimination and other employment cases. A focal point of our employment practice is ensuring that individuals Read More

Abogado de Inmigración Nelson Madrid

MARCH 5, 2015BY IVAN RAMIREZ Nelson Madrid es un abogado con la agencia Pollack, Pollack, Issac & DeCicco, LLP. Su carrera en justicia social commenzó cuando estaba estudiando leyes en Michigan. Durante sus estudios en Thomas M. Cooley Law School el Sr. Madrid trabajó para el “Michigan Pension Rights Project,” una agencia sin fines-de-lucro que daba Read More

Immigration Questions

By Allen E. Kaye   White House Statement on State of Texas v. U.S.A.    Following is a statement by the White House on the district court preliminary injunction on lawsuit challenging expanded DACA and DAPA, stating that the “decision wrongly prevents these lawful, commonsense policies from taking effect and the Department of Justice has Read More

BREAKING NEWS “Executive Actions on Immigration”

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The Affordable Care Act and Immigration

The Affordable Care Act and Immigration The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Social Security Act (SSA) require that individuals seeking coverage under a qualified health plan offered on a Health Insurance Marketplace or through an insurance affordability program (i.e. Medicaid etc.) provide information regarding their immigration status and certain information about Read More

DHS IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS 2012

DHS IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS 2012 ANNUAL REPORT The Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) has released a report which details key findings involving the apprehension or arrest, detention, return, and removal from the U.S. of foreign nationals. The main findings of the report, which covers the 2012 fiscal year (October 1 to September 30), were as Read More

CAP COUNT FOR H2B NONIMMIGRANTS

CAP COUNT FOR H2B NONIMMIGRANTS – On January 3rd, USCIS released its most recent count of available H2B visas. The current H2B Nonimmigrant Visa cap count for the first half of Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) currently stands at 12,564 approved visas, with 4,235 visas pending, for a total allocation of 16,799 visas. The number of Read More

INA 212(e) WAIVER STATISTICS – FY 2013

INA 212(e) WAIVER STATISTICS – FY 2013 – The following statistics were recently released for INA 212(e) waivers: No Objection Statement: favorable 4269, unfavorable, 119; Exceptional Hardship: favorable 228, unfavorable 50; Persecution: favorable 31, unfavorable 6; Interested Government Agency – Physician: favorable 111, unfavorable 0; Interested Government Agency – Other: favorable 115, unfavorable 6; State Read More

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