Michael I. Goldberg, the SEC appointed receiver in charge of the Jay Peak Resort and Burke Mountain Hotel in Vermont, reached a settlement agreement with Raymond James that will significantly benefit the defrauded investors and creditors of the receivership estate.
The only large U.S. law firm in the country dedicated solely to immigration work is in crisis management mode in the wake of President Donald Trump’s immigration order, reports Bloomberg Law.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick responded to an onslaught of criticism to his joining President Trump’s economic advisory council by resigning from the council on Thursday, reports The New York Times.
Scholars say that President Trump’s executive order on immigration is likely to face a series of new legal challenges about whether it violates a 1965 anti-discrimination law and the Constitution, The Washington Post reports.
The First Amendment prohibits government action that favors one religion over another, and the current executive order clearly does so by giving non-Muslims priority status, says David Coale of Lynn Pinker Cox Hurst.
Donald Trump’s executive order Friday banning citizens of certain countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days blindsided the technology industry, reports The Los Angeles Times.
It’s possible that an exemption in Trump’s order cutting funds from sanctuary cities makes it much more likely that a judge could strike down that section of the order as unconstitutional, Reuters reports.
NBC News reports that, while Muslim Americans have filled roles as state judges, none have served at the federal trial or appellate levels, according to Muslim Advocates, a national legal advocacy organization.
GOP presidential candiate Senator Ted Cruz angered American Muslims on Tuesday with a call to “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods” in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, reports The New York Times.
There is good evidence that the founding fathers would have understood the words “natural born citizen” to mean only people born within a nation’s borders, but there’s also strong evidence on the other side of the debate, according to an article published by ThinkProgress.
Legal experts say a child’s citizenship can be determined based on where he or she is born and who the parents are.
Experts said the proposal would violate the Constitution’s equal protection clause and freedom of religion granted under the First Amendment.
Waits for work-based permanent residence could become easier — if not any shorter — under recent Obama administration changes overshadowed by more controversial steps for immigrants without legal status, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
EVENT: Feb. 12, 12 p.m. CST
Equifax Workforce Solutions will present a free webinar about the challenges that come up in managing the Form I-9 process for remote new hires as well as 2015 trends in worksite enforcement.
Wolfsdorf Rosenthal presents a free webinar explaining President’s Obama’s executive immigration actions.
EVENT: Dec. 16, 12 p.m. CST
Equifax Workforce Solutions will present a complimentary webinar details on President Obama’s immigration plan and methods to help an organization gauge the potential impact on the hiring processes and procedures as well as retention procedures.
Capitol Immigration Law Group offers a free on-demand webinar on recent trends in H-1B third party placements.
Wolfsdorf Rosenthal has posted a free on-demand webinar about issues regarding visas and green cards for artists and entertainers.