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|Work Authorization for (Some, But Not All) H-4 Visa Holders|
Scott T. Decker, Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015 On Feb. 24, 2015 the Department of Homeland Security issued a final rule providing for employment authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses. This is one of the most significant changes to employment-based immigration to occur in many years.
|Impact of DHS Shutdown: 2015|
Cory A. Richards; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015 Here we go again! The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could potentially run out of money and shut down come Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The issue arose from immigration amendments that the House attached to the proposed DHS funding bill last month. The amendments that were added to the bill would...
|Deferred Action Benefits May Pose Legal and Practical Challenges for Employers|
Nataliya Dominguez; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015The expansion of deferred action benefits provides a welcome and long-overdue reprieve for approximately five million undocumented immigrants who live in fear of deportation and cannot legally work in the United States. However, the introduction of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...
|I-9 Alert: DHS Extends TPS and F-1 EAD Benefits for Syrian Nationals|
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015Earlier this week, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced extensions of immigration benefits to Syrian nationals currently living in the United States. Specifically, DHS announced the extension and re-designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for...
|M&A, Investment or Partnering Checklist for Medtech Companies|
David J. Dykeman, David C. Peck; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015Medical device titans are actively looking to acquire new technologies to treat unmet medical needs and drive market adoption. Larger medtech companies often view early-stage companies as outsourced R&D labs, and will pay a premium price for products that can drive future revenue. The larger the...
|Restitution, Repatriation and Return: When Objects Go Back|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015An important and frequeshutterstock&under;107820275ntly misunderstood development in the law of art and cultural property in recent decades has been the elaboration in national laws, international instruments, and customary international law of the rights of individuals, groups, nations or other...
|Recent Developments in Availability of U.S. Discovery in International Disputes|
Ilana Haramat; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015Parties involved in Israeli or other non-U.S. court or arbitration proceedings involving persons or companies based in the U.S. may not be aware of their ability in certain cases to obtain discovery from those persons or companies under the broad U.S. discovery procedures.
|SEC Proposes Amendments to Registration Requirements Further Implementing the JOBS Act|
Rebecca G. DiStefano; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015On Dec. 18, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to current rules under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), that would implement provisions of Titles V and VI of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which became law...
|Congressmen Polis (D-CO) and Amodei (R-NV) Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Permanently Authorize the EB-5 Program|
Nataliya Dominguez; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015 On Jan. 28, 2015, Congressmen Jared Polis (D-CO) and Mark Amodei (R-NV) introduced the American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2015, which seeks to update and permanently authorize the EB-5 Immigrant Investor visa program. The bipartisan measure follows long-standing calls from numerous...
on the Job in California: Supreme Court Issues Wake-Up Call to Employers with
24-Hour On-Call Employees|
James M. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015The issue of compensation for employees whose position includes being on call and living onsite was the subject of the California Supreme Court’s decision in Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc. decided Jan. 9, 2015. The Court held that on these facts, the employees were entitled to pay...