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|I-9 Update: Department of Homeland Security Extends TPS for El Salvador|
Shaun K. Staller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015In the most recent publication of the Federal Register, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced El Salvador’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is being extended for 18 months, from March 10, 2015, through Sept. 9, 2016. The extension allows eligible TPS...
|New York Clears the Way for Permitting LNG-Refueling Stations|
Robert M. Rosenthal, Steven C. Russo; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on January 28, 2015 that it has finalized a new regulatory regime to allow the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling stations in all parts of the State except for New York City. Under the agency’s...
|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...
|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...
|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.
|Federal Judge Vacates DOL¿s New Companionship Exemption Regulations|
Brett T. Lane; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015We previously wrote a Client Alert about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations that were poised to eliminate the exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime provisions for certain home-health care workers. As expected, the new regulations...
|U.S. Developers Flock to Tel Aviv Financial Markets|
Joey T. Shabot; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015As the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) has recently reported, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange has turned into a destination for large and medium sized U.S. real estate developers to access Israeli capital.
|USCIS Announces Administrative Changes|
Shaun K. Staller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, effective Jan. 27, 2015, systemic changes will be made with regard to the issuance of decisions and correspondence, affecting activities such as status notification and documentation related to permanent residence.
|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...
|High Court Rules that Borrowers May Exercise Right To Rescind Mortgage Loans By Providing Notice To Lender of Intent to Rescind Within Three Years of Loan Closing|
Robert Freund, Jennifer L. Gray, Kimberly A. Mello; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015On Jan. 13, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., No. 13-684, 2015 WL 144681 (U.S. Jan. 13, 2015) resolving a circuit split over the notice requirements that must be complied with under the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), 15...