• Cybersecurity Law & Strategy

    Cybersecurity Experts Needed in U.S.

    Scott R. Malyk and Lin R. Walker

    The Country Is In Dire Need of Experts Who Possess the Advanced Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required to Combat Cybersecurity Crimes

    In an effort to protect our financial, personal, medical, and otherwise confidential data, as well as our election systems, we need to continue to attract and employ the services of the most qualified cybersecurity experts from around the world. However, at present, there is a dire shortage of such qualified experts in the United States.

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  • Business Crimes Bulletin

    Immigration Form I-9: A Form That Can Have Severe Consequences

    Marjorie J. Peerce, Dennis Burke and Maya Salah

    This article addresses the history of Form I-9 and current initiatives underway by DHS.

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  • The Matrimonial Strategist

    Case Notes

    Analysis of a case in which the Eighth Circuit reversed the confirmation by the Board of Immigration Appeals of a deportation order because the Immigration Judge’s finding of a fraudulent marriage was not based on proper evidence.

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  • The Corporate Counselor

    Global Mobility Objectives and Immigration

    Dilnaz Saleem

    A company's desire for talent mobility may face hurdles and roadblocks in securing work authorization for their employees as part of an international move. How, then, can companies align their global mobility objectives with rapidly changing immigration rules and regulations?

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  • Business Crimes Bulletin

    The Trump Administration and Compliance

    Annette K. Ebright and Sarah F. Hutchins

    What Can We Tell So Far?

    How can companies plan for enforcement under the Trump administration? Here are five areas of compliance to consider.

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  • Employment Law Strategist

    Is Trump the New Obama?

    Robert G. Brody and Alexander Friedman

    Possible Regulatory Enforcement Against Business After All

    Immigration is now the focus of the Trump administration. Last year, ICE released "Guidance for Employers Conducting Internal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 Audits." Employers would do well to review and familiarize themselves with it. Additionally, employers should also seek the advice of competent counsel to ensure their self-audits are useful without creating the smoking gun that the government audits are hoping to find.

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  • The Matrimonial Strategist

    Divorce and the Undocumented Spouse

    Laurie J. Woog

    Divorcing Women Immigrants and VAWA; Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) includes a procedure that gives legal status to immigrants who were abused by their U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouse, who often use the immigration law as a cudgel of power and control.

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  • The Matrimonial Strategist

    Divorce and the Undocumented Spouse

    Laurie J. Woog

    Part One of a Two-Part Article

    Marriage to a U.S. citizen, by itself, does not confer legal status on an undocumented immigrant. However, a valid marriage — one not entered into for the purpose of evading immigration laws — can provide an avenue to legal status in some circumstances. Thus, if an undocumented immigrant gets divorced, she will generally lose that avenue.

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  • The Corporate Counselor

    Your H-1B Petition Was Not Selected in the Lottery

    Michael J. P. Schewe

    Now What?

    Fairly soon, an estimated 150,000 businesses in the United States will receive some bad news: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will not be considering their H-1B petitions for skilled foreign workers. These businesses with a clear need for temporary help will have to explore other ways to keep their prospective or current employee working for their company, or face the possibility that the foreign worker may be forced to return home.

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  • Employment Law Strategist

    Your H-1B Petition Was Not Selected in the Lottery

    Michael J. P. Schewe

    Now What?

    Fairly soon, an estimated 150,000 businesses in the United States will receive some bad news: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will not be considering their H-1B petitions for skilled foreign workers. The petitions will be rejected without any analysis as to their merits. Yet these businesses with a clear need for temporary help will have to explore other ways to keep their prospective or current employee working for their company, or face the possibility that the foreign worker may be forced to return home.

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