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Oregon's Largest City Approves Corporate Inequality Surtax

The city council of Portland, Oregon, has approved an unusual surtax on corporations with high rates of pay for CEOs compared with regular employees. The proposal, introduced by outgoing City Commissioner Steve Novick earlier this year, was approved on...

TaxAnalysts®
Pennsylvania Court Exempts Telecom Services from Sales Tax, Again

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on December 8 overruled exceptions filed to its decision that dial-up services provided by an internet service provider (ISP) were not subject to sales tax under state and federal law. In September, Pennsylvania...

Daniel M. Kowalski
OCAHO Reduces I-9 Fine from $89K to $36K - USA v. International Packaging

OCAHO, Dec. 6, 2016 - "[T]he government proposed a total civil monetary penalty of $88,825.00 for the ninety-five violations alleged in the complaint. ... I find that in the exercise of discretion, the proposed penalty in this case should be reduced...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting, Feb. 7, 2017

USCIS, Dec. 7, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a quarterly stakeholder meeting on Feb. 7, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. (Eastern) to receive updates from the Asylum Division and engage with subject...

Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Publishes Quarterly International Student Data

ICE, Dec. 8, 2016 - "There are 1.23 million international students with F (academic) or M (vocational) status studying at 8,697 schools in the United States according to the latest " SEVIS by the Numbers ." This quarterly report on international...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Untapped Talent: The Costs of Brain Waste among Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States - MPI

MPI, Dec. 2016 - "While the United States has long been a top destination for the world's best and brightest, it has fallen short when it comes to fully tapping the skills and training of these newcomers. As a result, nearly 2 million immigrants...