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Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Workers’ Compensation Legal Trends for 2016

By Joe Anderson, Albert Betts, Jr. and Stuart Colburn The following provides a brief overview of some of the events and decisions impacting the Texas workers’ compensation system. Legislative Issues Unlike many other states, Texas’...

Daniel M. Kowalski
OFLC Posts H-2 Webinar Slides (Sept. 2016)

DOL, Sept. 14, 2016 - "On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification hosted a 4-hour webinar to educate stakeholders, program users, and other interested members of the public on recent program workload trends, common...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
TPS for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Will Terminate May 21, 2017

Guinea - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and available online at https://federalregister.gov/d/2016-23244 Liberia - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: Congress Should Repeal Hawaiian Fishing Labor Loophole

Martha Mendoza, Associated Press, Sept. 22, 2016 - "Two Indonesian fishermen who escaped slavery aboard a Honolulu-based tuna and swordfish vessel when it docked at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf are suing the boat's owner for tricking...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Which Chart to Use? USCIS Tells Us...

USCIS, Sept. 21, 2016 - "On Sept. 8, the Department of State published its Visa Bulletin for October 2016. The Visa Bulletin is a monthly report on visa availability. USCIS has determined that for the month of October 2016, applicants for all family...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Myth and Reason on the Mexican Border - Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux, Smithsonian Magazine, Sept. 21, 2016 - The renowned travel writer journeys the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at life along the blurry 2,000-mile line.