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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

President Trump’s recent decision to add Nigeria to the restricted travel list not only surprised the Nigerian government, but also many Houston businesses that provide services for the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 12, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Getting an H-1B visa for a new employee has never been easy. Any employer who has been through the process knows that putting together an application can be time-consuming and expensive, especially…

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 18, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Many have lashed out at the Trump administration’s recent immigration raids in Mississippi that resulted in the arrest of nearly 700 workers at five chicken processing plants in Mississippi.

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 20, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

When you are an employment lawyer who represents management, most of your clients are businesses that have human resources departments. From time to time, however, I am cornered by friends at ball…

Managing the Modern Workplace

June 13, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The last time a client of mine received a “No-Match” letter was in 2012, so I was somewhat surprised when multiple clients received letters from the Social Security Administration in only the last…

Managing the Modern Workplace

May 30, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

In many transactions, a significant part of the value to the buyer of a company is the people working for the company.

Managing the Modern Workplace

March 14, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system has become unavailable while the U.S. Government debates building a wall on the U.S. – Mexico border.

Managing the Modern Workplace

January 8, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

It has become so much more difficult to obtain U.S. visas for many non-U.S. citizens who wish to do business in the U.S. But even citizens who are eligible for the U.S. Visa Waiver program are…

Managing the Modern Workplace

January 3, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The passing of President George H.W. Bush has me thinking about how different of a world we live in compared to when President Bush signed the Immigration Act of 1990 and, as he said, “opened the…

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 11, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

As previously discussed here and here , this administration appears to be doing everything it can to enforce President Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order , by making it more…

Managing the Modern Workplace

September 20, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Following a trend we have seen since President Trump took office, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently issued new guidance making it more difficult for applicants — and…

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 23, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the governmental organization that administers the country’s legal immigration system, recently released data regarding visa denials and…

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 31, 2018