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Proposed Termination of International Entrepreneur Parole Program

June 20, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Department) recently issued a notice proposing to terminate the international entrepreneur parole program (IE Program) in accordance with Executive Order 13767, entitled Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, because the IE Program represents an overly broad interpretation of the Department’s parole authority, lacks sufficient protections for U.S. workers and investors, and is not the appropriate vehicle for attracting and retaining talented international entrepreneurs.

More ACA: President Trump’s Termination of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

October 17, 2017

Late Thursday evening after President Trump issued an Executive Order earlier in the day directing various administrative agencies to take suggested actions for the hope of reducing the cost of health insurance, discussed here, the Trump Administration announced it would terminate cost-sharing reduction (“CSR”) payments based upon guidance to the Administration by the Department of Justice indicating that there is no federal appropriation for the CSR payments.

Can the President Nullify the Affordable Care Act by Issuing Executive Orders?

October 13, 2017

President Trump issued an Executive Order yesterday which purports to suggest three avenues for offering health insurance at a decreased cost to small employers and consumers for the overall goal of reducing healthcare costs on the grounds that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has limited consumer choice resulting in an increase in healthcare insurance cost. The Order charges various administrative agencies to act within 60 days.

Last Stop: SCOTUS Reviews the Immigration Ban

July 06, 2017

President Trump’s Second Executive Order acted to limit the entry of foreign nationals and refugees into the United States.

Next Stop: The United States Supreme Court

June 08, 2017

In an earlier post, we discussed President Trump’s second Executive Order (E.O.) aimed at restricting entry into the United States of certain foreign nationals.

Now What?: ADA’s Website Accessibility Guidelines May Take Longer than Anticipated

April 04, 2017

Recently, the SC Employers’ Blog alerted you to a rising trend where serial claimants send demand letters to various private companies alleging the company’s website discriminates against individuals who are blind or visually impaired. 

Round Three – Hawaii District Court Issues TRO against Travel Ban

March 17, 2017

On March 15, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii issued an Order granting a nationwide Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) against President Trump’s Executive Order No. 13,780 which was to be effective March 16, 2017 (the “Executive Order”). 

Round Two – Key Points to Know about the New Immigration-Related Executive Order

March 07, 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new immigration-related Executive Order.

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