Immigration Law

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Paget, Joel H.
Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC

Immigration Law

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According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, international migration into OECD countries declined during 2008 and 2009, with a further dip in 2010. The OECD has 34 member countries

Read more: Fall in global migration - does the UK need more migrant workers?

Contact: Joel Paget; Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC (Washington, USA)

Normally when an employer terminates the services of an employee, both know it.  However, if the employee is working for the employer under the non-immigrant status of H-1B there are additional steps to be taken if there is going to be a “bona fide termination of the employment relationship.”

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Contact: Joel Paget; Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC (Washington, USA)


Originally published for the Washington Bar Association’s “Immigration Law for Non-Immigration Lawyers: Spotting the Issues” continuing legal education program, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the WSBA-CLE Conference Center in Seattle, Washington.

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Contact: Henry J. Chang; Blaney McMurtry (Ontario, Canada)

Foreign nationals who hold work permits in Canada sometimes wonder what will happen to their immigration status if they quit their jobs or are terminated by their Canadian employers.

Read more: Employment Termination and Maintenance of Lawful Status in Canada

Contact: Joel H. Paget, Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC (Washinton, USA)

On March 8, 2012, the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, (“USICE”), John Morton, submitted a written report to the House Committee on Appropriations in which he reported: “Since January 2009, ICE has audited more than 6,468 employers suspected of hiring illegal labor, debarred 521 companies and individuals, and imposed

Read more: Your Turn for a Form I-9 Audit is Coming – Soon