U.S. Immigration Laws in 2021

U.S. Immigration Laws in 2021

International Differences, Legal Matters
In the last few weeks, there have been several legal immigration developments made in Biden's administration. This is the administration’s effort in revising and reviewing the policies as well as regulations of immigration.   The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 (U.S.C. 101 and 102) is a bill that would permanently create the "Registered Provisional Immigrant" class for aliens who are eligible for permanent status. The bill is intended to provide certainty for the U.S. immigration system and the unauthorized population while recognizing that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants. The new class of aliens would be eligible to apply for an initial Green Card after living in the U.S. for five years (and meeting certain other requirements). It would be eligible for consular review of their application for permanent…
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How To Increase In-house Diversity?

How To Increase In-house Diversity?

General Legal, International Differences, Lawyers, Legal Matters
With the ever-changing social climate, more and more incidences of ethnic and racial discrimination occur in the workplace. This is not just a problem with one ethnic group but a problem with the corporate world. There has been a recent upsurge in the number of lawsuits filed against companies for sexual harassment. Often, these lawsuits allege that the plaintiff was not treated as an equal. Although sexual harassment is not recognized as a legal concept in the United States, if the company has a sexual harassment policy and makes a sincere effort to comply with equal opportunity laws, this litigation can be avoided. What is In-house Diversity? In-house diversity is a term that has become increasingly popular in recent years. However, the meaning of the term is susceptible to a…
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