EAD Approval Notices Will Not Be Accepted After Feb. 1

EAD Approval Notices Will Not Be Accepted After Feb. 1

Foreign workers will be able to continue using employment authorization document (EAD) approval notices as List C documents to establish work authorization through Feb. 1, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced.     Source:...
First-Time Jobless Claims Dip

First-Time Jobless Claims Dip

​States reported that 712,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 28, as states have begun to reimpose restrictions on businesses amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. The total number of workers continuing to claim...
New H-1B Rules Struck Down

New H-1B Rules Struck Down

​A federal district court in California invalidated two new regulations that raised prevailing wages and eligibility criteria for foreign workers to receive H-1B visas.Judge Jeffrey White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Dec. 1...
Double Duty Takes a Toll on Working Mothers

Double Duty Takes a Toll on Working Mothers

​Alma Miranda was excited about landing a job at a company with a reputation as a great place for women to work. Her enthusiasm deflated quickly.Miranda started as an accountant at North Chicago-based pharmaceutical firm AbbVie Inc. just as the pandemic hit the U.S....