Inside Business Immigration: Weekly News Round Up, Dec. 1-5, 2014

Weekly News Impacting Global Employers Covered by Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice

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USCIS Announces Stakeholder Teleconference Concerning Recent TPS Designation for Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone
Shaun Staller
Greenberg Traurig recently covered the Department of Homeland Security’s move to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation to eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The expansion of coverage was precipitated by growing Ebola virus concerns in West Africa. As a follow-up to the foregoing change, USCIS has announced that it is holding a … Continue Reading

17 States Pull the Trigger and File an Action in Federal Court to Enjoin the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action Program
Laura Foote Reiff
The Texas Attorney General was joined by 16 other States in asking a Federal District Court in Brownsville, Texas to strike down as unconstitutional the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action program. They are also seeking injunctive relief. It appears that the plaintiffs are targeting that portion of the Administration’s Executive Actions that impact the undocumented foreign … Continue Reading

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