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Biden Administrations Push to Mandate Vaccines Universally

In early September 2021, Biden asked for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to create an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) which would require all employers who have more than a 100 employees to show either proof of vaccination or proof of weekly negative covid tests. This would have an

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COVID-19 Salary and Working Conditions for H-1B Workers

It is axiomatic that the entire world is experiencing drastic and immediate changes in real-time. This article discusses its impact on the H-1B workers in the United States. Specifically, as a result of the severe impact the novel coronavirus pandemic is having on businesses, employers are struggling to pay H-1B workers the

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Delays in the Proposed Changes to the H1B Lottery System

On February 5, 2021 the Biden Administration announced that it will be delaying former President Trump’s proposed wage-based selection process for issuing H1B visas. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would delay the effective date of the H1B final rule from March 9, 2021 to

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Pathway to Immigration: The 8 Year Plan

On February 18, 2021 the White House revealed a new immigration bill that includes a proposal for a new pathway to citizenship for roughly 11 million people who are currently living in the United States without a legal status. The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 reflects the goals the president

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