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Global Positioning of IP: State Research and Development Credits

by William H. Byrnes and Marvin Petry * Federal and state research and development (R&D) tax credits are powerful yet underutilized opportunities that can make a big difference in operating performance and cash flow for companies that rely on performing...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CBP Announces Additional Details about the Electronic Visa Update System

CBP, Sept. 27, 2016 -"U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today all People’s Republic of China passport holders carrying a 10-year visa will be required to have a valid Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) enrollment when traveling...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Presidential Memorandum -- Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

White House, Sept. 28, 2016 - "Since 1991, the United States has provided safe haven for Liberians who were forced to flee their country as a result of armed conflict and widespread civil strife, in part through the grant of Temporary Protected Status...

Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA 'Clarifies' Chairez

Matter of CHAIREZ-Castrejon, 26 I&N Dec. 819 (BIA 2016) - The respondent’s removability as an alien convicted of an aggravated felony was not established where section 76-10-508.1 of the Utah Code was not shown to be divisible with respect to...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Nearly $1M Damages Awarded in Trafficking/Slavery Case: Rana v. Islam

Rana v. Islam, Sept. 26, 2016 - "Mashud Parves Rana brings this action against his former employers, Monirul Islam and his wife, Fahima Tashina Prova, for violations of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act ("TVPA"), 18...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Guilty Pleas Entered in Student Visa Fraud Case

DOJ, Sept. 27, 2016 - "Two employees from a Somerset County, New Jersey, company today admitted recruiting foreign nationals to enroll at a “pay to stay” New Jersey college where they could fraudulently maintain their clients’ student...