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06/10/2013

Immigation Spotlight: Company Fined $15,600 for Failure to Timely Prepare I-9 Forms

In U.S. v. Anodizing Industries, Inc., 10 OCAHO no. 1184 (2013), the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (“OCAHO”) found that a California company failed to timely prepare Forms I-9 for twenty-six (26) employees, levying a total of $15,600 in civil penalties. In response to a charge by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) that
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06/07/2013

Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty and the Irish International Business Network (IIBN) to Co-host Seminar

On June 18, 2013 the Irish International Business Network (IIBN) and Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP will host a seminar, Coming to America: Immigration and Other Legal Considerations for Irish Entrepreneurs. This event will take place at the Irish Consulate, 345 Park Avenue, New York and will be moderated by Aisling Ryan, IIBN member and
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05/31/2013

Litigation News: Gibney Partner Obtains Order Sealing Prior Professional License Records for Transgender Professional

On May 16, 2013, Gibney Litigation Partner, Wm. Lee Kinnally, Jr., obtained a significant ruling for our client, a New York transgender professional. New York Supreme Court Justice Sam Walker, who sits in Westchester Country, ordered that the client receive a new license under her female name and that the New York State Education Department
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05/30/2013

Immigration Alert: June 2013 U.S. Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has published the June 2013 Visa Bulletin. Priority cut-off dates for the most common employment-based categories are provided below. Foreign nationals having a priority date before the established cut-off date are eligible to file immigrant visa or adjustment of status applications for permanent residence. Click here for additional information
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05/23/2013

Gibney Webinar: Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Mexico

On May 22, 2013 at 9am PDT/11am CDT/12pm EDT, Gibney, Anthony, & Flaherty, LLP along with Enrique Arellano Rincón Abogados, S.C. hosted a webinar entitled “Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Mexico.” Gibney attorney Deborah Davy, and Enrique Arellano Rincón Abogados, S.C. attorneys Enrique Arellano Rincón Abogado, Ivan Rojas and Rebeca Karina Cortez discussed the following topics relating
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04/23/2013

Gibney Sponsors Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) HR West 2013 Conference

Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP is pleased to sponsor the HR West 2013 Conference and support the Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA), an affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).  HR West 2013 is taking place at the Oakland Convention Center from April 22-April 24, 2013.  If you are attending the conference,
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04/18/2013

Emerging Business News: Gibney Sponsors Swedish Gateway USA

Gibney’s Emerging Business practice is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Swedish Gateway USA program run by the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.  This exclusive program will assist select Swedish companies and entrepreneurs to establish a United States presence in 2013-14. For further information about Swedish Gateway USA, please click here. Gibney, Anthony
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04/17/2013

Immigration Alert: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

On April 16, 2013, the bipartisan group of Senators known as the “Gang of Eight” introduced a highly anticipated comprehensive immigration reform bill in the U.S. Senate.  The Border Security Economic Opportunity Immigration Modernization Act 2013 echoes many of the central provisions of the Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform plan, unveiled on January 28, 2013.
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04/15/2013

Immigration Alert: Paperless Form I-94 Process to Begin April 30, 2013

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (“CBP”) has announced that, effective April 30, 2013, the agency will begin implementing a Form I-94 automation process at all major air and sea ports over the course of a four week period. Once the automation process is fully executed, foreign nationals who arrive in the United States by air
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04/11/2013

Immigration Alert: May 2013 U.S. Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has published the May 2013 Visa Bulletin. Priority cut-off dates for the most common employment-based categories are provided below. Foreign nationals having a priority date before the established cut-off date are eligible to file immigrant visa or adjustment of status applications for permanent residence. Click here for additional information
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