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How Does the Mediation Process Work in a Wrongful Discharge Case?

This is Step 4 in my series explaining the Steps Involved in a Wrongful Discharge Case.  This post explains how the mediation process works.  In employment cases, the opportunity to Read More


Continuing my series explaining the steps involved with filing a wrongful discharge case, today’s post presents a broad overview of the process of filing administrative charges. STEP 3:  FILING CHARGES WITH Read More

Work Authorizations for Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders

Good news  for  spouses of H-1B visa holders. On April 7, 2014 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intention to publish proposed rules that will allow employment authorization for spouses Read More

Ohio Law Extends Past Federal Law

This past fall, the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) extended Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage to same-sex spouses. In an October 21, 2013 memorandum for executives Read More

Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela Temporarily Suspends Issuing B-1/B-2 Visitor Visas to New Applicants

As of March 23, 2014, the US Consulate in Caracas, Venezuela announced that it is temporarily unable to schedule appointment for first-time B-1/B-2 visitor visas applicants. The consulate stated that because Read More

Religious dress and grooming in the workplace

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published new guidelines that discuss the how federal employment discrimination law (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act) applies to religious dress and Read More

Pre-Litigation Settlement in a “Wrongful Discharge” Case

As I continue my series of Posts intended to explain the process of pursuing a “wrongful discharge” case, today’s subject is Pre-Litigation Settlement.  (See my February 28th Post for Step Read More

Visa Waiver Program expands to include Chile

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that Chile will be added to the Visa Waiver Program  (VWP) starting May 1, 2014. This means that eligible Chilean passport holders Read More

How to resolve I-94 mistakes

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has automated the I-94 and I-94W process at US ports of entry.  When a nonimmigrant arrives in the US, the CBP inspector at Read More

Can a city pass a local ordinance related to enforcement of immigration law ?

Can a city pass a local ordinance related to enforcement of immigration laws? The US Supreme Court has yet to speak definitively on this subject. However, today, the US Supreme Court left Read More

New EB-5 Regional Center serving Columbus, Ohio approved

Last week, USCIS approved a new EB-5 Regional Center which will allow petitions for EB-5 green cards. General information about the RC can be obtained at . The geographic area Read More

Fired For Wearing A Cross

Cecilia Hanson, a former employee of a maternity clothes specialty store, recently filed suit against Destination Maternity Corporation, claiming religious discrimination. Hanson alleges that she began working at the Gretna, Read More

What are the steps when pursuing a “wrongful discharge” case?

Today I will begin a series of Blog Posts intended to explain the process of pursuing a “wrongful discharge” case against a former employer.  My hope is to explain the Read More

Does the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Green Card Program impact the US economy?

Does the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Green Card Program have an economic impact on the US economy? According to a recent study by the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the Read More


You may know that it is against the law for employers to discriminate against existing employees because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability.  But have you Read More

Bankruptcy’s Automatic Stay Stops Creditor Actions

When you file for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the courts issue an automatic stay that stops all creditor actions, including lawsuits against you and your property. Creditor Read More

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