Bender's Immigration Bulletin Excerpts: Nov. 15, 2011 - TRO Granted in H-2B Lawsuit

TRO Granted in H-2B Lawsuit A temporary restraining order was issued, preventing the implementation of the Department of Labor's Final Wage Rule titled "Wage Methodology for the Temporary Non-Agricultural Employment H-2B Program" and the Final Expediting Rule, titled "Wage Methodology...

News Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Administration Revises Policy on False Claims to Citizenship: In a pair of letters sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in late August and early September, the administration confirmed that individuals charged with making false claims to U.S. citizenship can raise as an affirmative defense...

News Excerpts from the Sept. 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

DHS Settles Lawsuit over Coerced Voluntary Departures In August, the Department of Homeland Security agreed to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of nine Mexican citizens alleging they were forced to “voluntarily” depart the country instead of having a hearing before an immigration judge...