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DHS, DOL Post H-2B Rule (May 8, 2019)
Posted on 6 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is an Advance Copy of the rule to be published on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Read More

Joint DHS/DOL H-2B Interim Final Wage Rule
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) (jointly referred to as the Departments) are amending regulations governing certification for the employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal non-agricultural... Read More

CA10 on H-2B, Improper Delegation: Daniels v. Perez
Posted on 3 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The issue we confront is whether an agency may, without Congressional authorization, delegate its decision-making responsibility to an entirely different agency. Courts are quite tolerant of the administrative practices of agencies, but passing... Read More

Does the New H-2B Rule Solve the Problem?
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Leland E. Beck writes : "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) moved quickly – perhaps too quickly – to resolve legal authority issues raised by recent court decisions vacating low-skilled worker... Read More

Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: 2014 DV Program Opens, More
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

2014 DV Program Opens The 2014 Diversity Visa Program registration opened at noon on October 2, 2012, and is scheduled to close at noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012. As in past years, applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration... Read More

Relief in Sight for H-2B Visas?
Posted on 14 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

I have read DOL email chatter about a joint DOL/DHS Interim Final Regulation (IFR) to be published by April 30th that would address the crisis flowing from the March 4, 2015 Perez v. Perez decision. Watch this space for further news. DOL and/or DHS may... Read More

Tags: DOL , DHS , joint ifr , H-2B