- Written by Gregory Blueford
Beginning May 1, 2017, new permanent residents and workers granted employment authorization will begin receiving redesigned green cards and employment authorization documents (“EAD”). The new cards and EADs are a part of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (“USCIS”) “Next Generation Secure Identification Document” project and come with “enhanced graphics and fraud-resistant security features” which create cards that are highly secure and more tamper-resistant than the ones currently in use.
- Written by Rebecca Hause-Schultz, Jason Yang, and Jarred Lieber
Senate Approves Acosta as Labor Chief
By: Rebecca Hause-Schultz
On April 27, 2017, Alexander Acosta was confirmed to serve as President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Labor. Acosta is the dean of the Florida International University Law School, and served as a member of the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Labor Relations Board during President George W. Bush’s presidency.