Immigration Is an Economic Resource, Not a Threat

As we rapidly approach the apex of this year’s Presidential election campaign the issue of immigration and employment continues to be one of the most talked about issues. In particular is the issue of what impact lawful foreign nationals, working in the U.S., have on our economy and the American labor pool. Immigration Is an […]

How Higher I-9 Penalties Will Impact US Employers

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that beginning August 1, 2016 they will increase the monetary penalties on employers for employing individuals without valid U.S. work authorization, violating the Form I-9 paperwork rules, and engaging in unfair immigration-related employment practices. All employers face large potential consequences as a result of this new rule, as federal laws […]

Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Will Affect Millions

Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Will Affect Millions The Supreme Court’s decision last week to continue to block President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will have major consequences on the U.S. labor market. The President’s executive actions would have expanded the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides temporary relief from deportation and work authorization […]