The E-Verify, Conrad State 30 J-1 waiver program for certain foreign physicians, EB-5 regional center and special immigrant non-minister religious worker programs have been extended past the September 30 deadline by late-breaking legislation.
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The Department of Justice investigation determined that a company failed to consider applications from qualified U.S. workers for its housekeeper positions.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has begun accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to a current or future O nonimmigrant visa petition request.
As of October 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services could start removal proceedings against some foreign nationals without underlying immigration status if their applications are denied and they do not leave the United States.
The judge said in his ruling that there was "evidence that this [termination] may have been done in order to implement and justify a pre-ordained result desired by the White House."
Occasionally, there is a legal or tax issue that continues to raise confusion even after guidance is issued that should resolve it. One of those issues relates to fundraising for youth activities.
SEC Enforcement Division Co-Directors Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin recently gave speeches looking back on fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30 and was their first full fiscal year in office. Both speeches dispute the notion that fiscal year 2018 saw a decline in the SEC’s enforcement activity.
The movement to increase the number of women in the boardroom has gained momentum since The Ticker published “Spotlight on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom,” in February.
On October 18, a group of high profile CEOs and institutional investors released version 2.0 of the Commonsense Principles, a set of corporate governance principles for public companies, their boards and their institutional investors.
In an October 16 press release, the SEC said that companies hit by Michael will receive an extension on certain filing deadlines.