Immigration Law

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Does the ACA Give Employers a $3,000 Tax Bonus for Hiring Certain Immigrants?
Posted on 5 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"- Q: Did Obama’s executive actions on immigration include a $3,000 bonus to employers for each immigrant they hire instead of U.S. citizens? - A: Not exactly. In very limited cases, employers may avoid the Affordable Care Act’s penalty... Read More

Tags: ObamaCare , daca , tax , ACA , penalty , dapa

Who is 'Lawfully Present' Under the ACA? - Gary Endelman & Cyrus Mehta
Posted on 9 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Many non-citizens will be subject to additional payment to the Internal Revenue Service if they do not maintain “minimum essential healthcare coverage” under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act –... Read More

Keeping Tabs on a Non-Citizen's Eligibility for Health Coverage Under the ACA - Cyrus D. Mehta
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"President Obama’s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is here to stay especially after the law withstood a challenge in King v. Burwell that allows the federal government to provide subsidies to poor and middle class people to buy... Read More

News Excerpts From the July 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 25 Jun 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Colorado Repeals Employment Verification Requirement | On June 8, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill (House Bill 16-1114) repealing a state requirement that employers maintain a separate affirmation form and retain copies of documents... Read More

News Excerpts From the Nov. 15, 2013 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 4 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Report Faults Procedures for Issuance of NTAs | On October 22, 2013, the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University Law School released a report criticizing various practices related to the issuance of Notices to Appear in... Read More

The ACA's Impact on LPRs Residing Outside the USA: Endelman & Mehta
Posted on 31 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[U]nless the IRS provides more specific guidance, it is not clear at this time whether an LPR who takes the bona fide residence exception for purposes of shielding foreign income can also be deemed to have the minimum essential coverage. LPRs who... Read More

ICE on ACA, Enforcement
Posted on 31 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 224, and the Social Security Act (SSA) require that individuals seeking coverage under a qualified health plan offered on a Health Insurance Marketplace or through... Read More