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DHS's Final EB-5 Regulations: What Stakeholders Need To Know
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published final regulations that change some of the key features of the EB-5 Program
United States
20 Aug 2019
National Cyber Strategy Aims To Deter Through Strength; Collaborate With Private Sector To Secure Cyberspace
Late last week the White House released its National Cyber Strategy, setting forth its approach to protecting U.S. critical infrastructure from global cyber threats.
United States
2 Oct 2018
I-9 Audits And Investigations Of Employers Have Nearly Quadrupled In 2018
Government enforcement activities at businesses have significantly increased this year. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
United States
3 Sep 2018
Additional 15,000 Visas For H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Workers For FY 2017
Effective upon publication by the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the DHS has authorized the one-time issuance of an additional 15,000 H-2B visas for Temporary Nonagricultural Workers...
United States
21 Jul 2017
Visa-Waiver Program Further Restricted For Travelers Of Libya, Somalia, And Yemen
In an update to our post from January 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday further restricted visa-free travel to the U.S. for people who have traveled to Libya, Somalia, and Yemen.
United States
24 Feb 2016
Employers: The Recent Terrorist Attacks In Paris And San Bernardino Will Likely Increase Scrutiny On Visa Applicants And Employees Traveling Internationally
My colleague, Douglas Hauer, recently wrote about the terrorist attacks' potential impact on the visa application process and international employee travel.
United States
10 Dec 2015
Post Paris And San Bernardino Attacks: Visa Policies Under More Scrutiny
The recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino are going to result in increased security checks for visa applicants at U.S. consular posts.
United States
9 Dec 2015
Massive Data Breach Affects 4.5 Million Patients In 29 States
Community Health Systems, Inc., one of the largest hospital organizations in the country, announced via a public filing made yesterday.
United States
21 Aug 2014
Federal IT Acquisition Policy Recommendations Focus On Cybersecurity
The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration, which together spend more than $500 billion annually on information technology, have released a joint report to the White House recommending steps to upgrade the cybersecurity requirements of acquisitions of information technology and services throughout the federal government.
United States
31 Jan 2014
Privacy Monday – August 26, 2013
As the summer winds down, we find that privacy and security issues remain at the top of mind for companies, hackers, and regulators alike.
United States
28 Aug 2013
Delta Finds Reprieve In State Court, But Not Everyone Will Get To Fly The Friendly Skies
California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ attempt to bring an enforcement action against Delta Air Lines, Inc. won’t be leaving the runway.
United States
6 Jun 2013
Dataguidance: Cynthia Larose On Cybersecurity Framework
President Obama issued – on 12 February 2013 – the long-awaited Executive Order entitled 'Improving Infrastructure Cybersecurity', alongside Presidential Policy Directive/PPD 21, to establish a nation-wide 'Cybersecurity Framework' and 'enhance the security and resilience of the Nation's critical infrastructure'.
United States
6 Mar 2013
Detailed Summary Of Cybersecurity Executive Order
A summary of the President’s Cybersecurity Executive Order.
United States
18 Feb 2013
President Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
President Obama has signed an Executive Order aimed at increasing information sharing between the government and private-sector businesses in order to move the issue of cybersecurity protection.
United States
15 Feb 2013
Telecommunications In The 113th Congress
The 112th Congress saw a lot of activity focused on new and changing technologies, but few legislative breakthroughs.
United States
16 Jan 2013
Michigan Emergency Manager Bill Signed Into Law
This is a follow up to our recent blog post discussing then pending Michigan legislation known as the "Local Financial Stability and Choice Act" or Public Act 436 (the "Financial Stability Act"), which will replace Public Act 72 and overhaul Michigan’s emergency manager law.
United States
4 Jan 2013
Deferred Action Program Now Implemented By Homeland Security
Today, the Obama administration is implementing a new Deferred Action Program that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will administer.
United States
17 Aug 2012
Government Law Advisory: Congress Seeks To Block Proposed Federal Executive Order That Would Require Disclosure Of Political Spending By Government Contractors
Last Friday, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the fiscal 2012 Defense Authorization Act, prohibiting executive agencies from mandating the disclosure of political spending by federal government contractors.
United States
28 Jun 2011
Homeland Security Alert: DHS Triggers Reporting Requirement With List Of "Chemicals Of Interest"
On November 2, 2007, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its finalized list of chemicals of interest, thereby triggering the 60-day reporting requirement under the DHS’s Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), for myriad businesses, colleges and universities that possess any of the identified chemicals at or above the screening threshold amounts.
United States
4 Dec 2007
Immigration Alert: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Publishes Revised "No Match" Regulations, Effective September 14, 2007
On August 15th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) published its revised regulations related to the hiring or continued employment of unauthorized aliens in the United States.
United States
29 Aug 2007
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