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Does the New H-2B Rule Solve the Problem?

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 visa (H-2B) regulations by adopting a “joint”...

Lee Beck on the CA1 Post-Departure Bar Cases

"In two more cases, a panel of the First Circuit held that regulations that bar reopening of an immigration case after an alien has departed the United States could not stand against a contrary statutory mandates. In Perez Santana v. Holder and Bolieiro v. Holder the court held that the post-departure...

Leland E. Beck: Is the H-2B IFR Any Better?

"The inflation of DHS’s responsibility to “consult” into DOL’s “certification” and somehow an authority for DOL to participate as a principal in promulgating substantive regulations is little more than an ipsi dixit – “because they said so.”...