|May 1, 2009 | www.fisherphillips.com|
In today's tight economy, human resources professionals across every type of industry are feeling pressure to cut unnecessary costs and stretch already thin budgets. For those employers who have foreign-national employees on the payroll, this can mean investigating how to retain valuable foreign talent and expertise without having to incur any unnecessary expense. The most effective long-term way to minimize immigration-related expenditures is to ensure that the immigration status of all your foreign-national employees is kept current at all times.
We were honored to learn that the Labor Letter is the 2009 Burton Award recipient for Best Law Firm Newsletter. In conjunction with the Association of Legal Administrators and the Library of Congress, the Burton Foundation selects the best law firm newsletter judged on factors which include writing style and technique, research, analysis, and content. Winners are selected by a panel of law school professors representing some of the nation's most prestigious law schools, as well as leading legal professionals and members of
When comprehensive immigration reform at the federal level stalled, many state governments decided to take matters into their own hands. Since 2006, many states have enacted laws which provide for employer sanctions related to hiring unauthorized workers – independent of any monetary or criminal sanctions available for federal immigration violations.