Immigration Law

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Judge Blocks H-2B Program Rule
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Florida judge has granted a temporary injunction preventing the Department of Labor from implementing the H-2B program rule. Even though the ruling was issued in Florida, it applies nationwide, said Tom Delaney, PLANET's director of... Read More

Advance Copy of DOL H-2B Guidance
Posted on 15 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Labor (the Department) is providing notice of the judicial order enjoining the Department from implementing and enforcing the Temporary Non-agricultural Employment of H-2B Aliens in the United States, published February 21, 2012... Read More

Arizona's SB 1070 Suffers Another Body Blow
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Court Blocks H-2B Rule
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The court thus finds that the plaintiffs have satisfied all of the elements required for the issuance of a preliminary injunction and that an order prohibiting enforcement of the rules regarding “Temporary Non-Agricultural Employment of H... Read More

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

DOL ETA Acknowledges H-2B Injunction
Posted on 9 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On April 26, 2012, the Temporary Non-agricultural Employment of H-2B Aliens in the United States, Final Rule, 77 FR 10038, Feb. 21, 2012 was preliminarily enjoined by the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Florida, Pensacola Division... Read More

2012 H-2B Program Rule Enjoined - Bayou II
Posted on 19 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Plaintiffs in this case challenge a regulation issued by the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) in connection with the H-2B visa program on grounds that DOL had no authority to issue the regulation. See Temporary Non-Agricultural... Read More