After a tumultuous, difficult year in 2017 with respect to immigration and border issues, attorneys from the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) shared their thoughts on what employers can expect in 2018. Below is a summary of their responses and reports from the field.
Where Things Stand Now
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The attorneys of Parker Butte & Lane (PBL), all members of the Oregon chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision in United States v. Texas
, the case considering Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and… Read the rest
With the current stalemate over the implementation of President Obama’s Expanded DACA (Differed Action for Childhood Arrivals) and the new DAPA (Differed Action for Parental Accountability) it seems that the proponents of these temporary executive office programs have failed to generate the broad support from the American people that would… Read the rest
As you may have read recently, 115,000 people lost access to coverage under the Affordable Care Act because they failed to provide documentation of their legal status.
This topic has been discussed at a national level across major news outlets, but what’s missing from much of the coverage is how… Read the rest
President Obama recently indicated he is ready to use his executive powers – historically used to interpret and implement U.S. laws – to inject rationality and humanity into a broken immigration system that is neither responsive to families nor business realities. Here are some things the President can do without… Read the rest