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International and Technology Issues for Entrepreneurs Legal Clinic

The SC Bar International Law Committee, in conjunction with Trident Technical College, sponsored a free legal clinic for entrepreneurs in North Charleston on Thursday, May 18. The clinic, titled Technology and International Issues for Entrepreneurs, included information on general corporate … Read More

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El Presidente Trump Emitió una Orden Ejecutiva Que Impacta en el Programa H1-B

El 18 abril 2017, el presidente de los Estados Unidos Trump emitió una orden ejecutiva llamada “buy American and hire American, “comprar americano, emplear americanos”. Emplear trabajadores americanos. Al fin de aumentar pagas y porcentaje de la ocupación de los … Read More

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L’Amministrazione Trump Emette Ordine Esecutivo Teso a Favorire l‘Assunzione di Cittadini Americani a Discapito dei Visti H-1B

Il 18 aprile 2017, il presidente USA Trump ha emesso l’ordine esecutivo Buy American and Hire American, “compra americano, assumi americani”. L’ordine informa che il ramo esecutivo attuerà una politica volta a favorire l’acquisto di beni americani ed assumere lavoratori … Read More

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Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents Coming Soon

On April 19, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD). USCIS will issue the new cards starting on May 1, 2017. The change is … Read More

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President Trump Targets Current H-1B Visa Program Claiming Discrimination against U.S. Workers

On April 18, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order on “Buy American and Hire American”. The EO states that “it shall be the policy of the executive branch to buy American and hire American.” “In order to create higher … Read More

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The NY Court Appeals revisits the champerty doctrine

Last year the New York Court of Appeals held that a purchase by an off-shore shell company of notes that were in default when the payment of the purchase price was contingent on recovery by the shell company violated the … Read More

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Government targets discrimination of U.S. workers in favor of H-1B visa holders

On April 3, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued public statements cautioning employers petitioning for H-1B visas not to discriminate against U.S. workers. Effective immediately, the USCIS and the DOJ are implementing a … Read More

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Employment authorization for spouses of H-1B visa holders (H-4 dependent spouses) at risk

On February 25, 2015, the Obama Administration issued a rule through the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) allowing certain spouses of H-1B high-skilled visa-holders to work in the United States while the H-1B visa holder awaits the receipt of his/her … Read More

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When are shareholders and LLC members personally liable for corporate debts and liabilities?

Foreigners starting a business in the U.S. (and often also American business owners) wonder whether they can be called to answer for their company’s debts and liabilities. It is useful to understand that this can happen and it is even … Read More

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INMIGRACIÓN EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS: NUEVA POSIBILIDAD PARA EMPRENDEDORES INTERNACIONALES

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