H.R. 170, the “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act”: What’s Next?

By: Angelita Chavez-Halaka, Elizabeth Goings, Omar Nazarkhan As you may know from one of our previous immigration alerts, on November 15, 2017, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee passed an amended version of H.R, 170 (Protect and Grow American Jobs Act) which will affect H-1B employers. The initial purpose of the bill was to “close a […]
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Why Proper Planning is Important During a Government Shutdown

By: Omar Nazarkhan As of today, January 22, 2018, Congress is expected to move to reopen the government after a three-day full shutdown. This resolve finds Democrats joining Republicans in advancing a measure that would effectively fund the government through February 8, 2018. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), which represents more than 15,000 attorneys […]
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Will the “Protect & Grow American Jobs Act” Impact Your H-1B Labor Force?

By: Angelita Chavez & Elizabeth Goings On November 15, 2017, a U.S. bill which could potentially impact H-1B dependent employers was passed by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.  Known as the “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act”, H.R. 170 was introduced in January with broad bi-partisan support and will now enter […]
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