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H-2B Visas Doubled in Spending Bill

The recently passed spending bill includes a provision to allow the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to exceed the annual cap of 66,000 H2-B visas.  It allows, if there is a need, to increase the number of visas up to 129,547.  The...

EEOC Sues Estée Lauder for Sex Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit against Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., that it violated federal law when it implemented and administered a paid parental leave program that automatically provides male employees who are...

USCIS Issues a New Policy Guidance for H-1B Employers

The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published...