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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, included several employee benefits updates and changes.
Beyond coronavirus-related provisions, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains significant changes to trademark and copyright laws.
What does the Governor’s March 12, 2021, Executive Order mean for Minnesota employers?
On March 2, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law the Consumer Data Protection Act. In doing so, Virginia became the second state to enact a comprehensive consumer privacy law.
Recent announcements with respect to LIBOR will have a significant implications for lenders, borrowers and other financial services providers and users.
DHS rescinded regulations resulting from a final rule that was vacated by a federal district court. The Biden administration also withdrew the federal government’s appeals of injunctions blocking the DHS public charge rule.
The Department issued guidance in response to President Biden’s signing of two proclamations that ended travel bans on certain nationals, based on visa type, from Burma, Eritrea, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Venezuela and Yemen.
The Department has temporarily expanded the ability of consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for individuals applying for a nonimmigrant visa in the same classification. The temporary expansion is effective until December 31, 2021.
Department of State Issues New Guidance on Exceptions for Travelers from Schengen Area, United Kingdom and Ireland
The Department of State rescinded the previous national interest determination regarding categories of travelers eligible for exceptions under Presidential Proclamation (PP) 10143 related to the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
USCIS released tips to avoid common mistakes when filing an H-1B electronic registration. The agency said the top two user errors were creating the wrong type of account and entering the same beneficiary more than once.