Immigration Law

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New H-2B Regs Hold Some Hurdles For Small Businesses
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor released new H-2B visa regulations Tuesday after previous versions were struck down by a federal judge, and attorneys say small changes to the regulations could make the program... 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

DOL on New H-2B Regulations
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On April 29, 2015, the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security jointly published new regulations governing the H-2B Temporary Non-agricultural Labor Certification Program. The new regulations are effective immediately. The Department of... Read More

Tags: H-2B , regulations

Court Enjoins 2008 H-2B Regulations: Perez v. Perez
Posted on 5 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor‘s (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that DOL lacks authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act to issue regulations... Read More

New H-2B Prevailing Wage, Program Regulations
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Program Interim Final Rule : "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) are jointly issuing regulations governing the certification of the employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal nonagricultural... Read More

Tags: H-2B , regulations

Groups Sue Over New H-2B Rules
Posted on 17 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The H-2B Program Rule is slated to go into effect in one week - on April 23 - unless a Federal Court or Congress intervenes. ANLA and many state partner associations support litigation ... filed this week in the Northern District of Florida... Read More