- Written by Saqui Law Group
DACA Remains in Limbo For Now
By: Rebecca Hause-Schultz
On September 5, 2017, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or “DACA” program was terminated by President Trump and is set to begin winding down on March 5. You can read more about the DACA phase-out here. A bipartisan group of senators have been working on legislation to preserve DACA, while also addressing several other immigration issues. However, President Trump recently voiced concerns regarding the proposed legislation, and it is not clear if legislation addressing DACA will be passed.
Supreme Court Passes on Opportunity to Decide if Title VII Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation
- Written by Jarred Lieber
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion. It generally applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including federal, state, and local governments. Title VII also applies to private and public colleges and universities, employment agencies, and labor organizations.