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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security rolled out a rule last week aimed at updating the EB-5 visa program, and while it may combat gerrymandering in the program, attorneys say the regulation may also have a chilling effect on the number of immigrant investors who can apply for the visas.
Billionaire private equity investor Wilbur Ross, chosen by President-elect Donald J. Trump to head the U.S. Department of Commerce, said at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday that he recently fired a household worker who could not prove authorization to work in the U.S.
A Northern Mariana Islands company will pay a civil penalty and establish a back-pay fund to resolve allegations it discriminated against U.S. citizens and work-authorized immigrants in hiring, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's latest annual report showed that the agency resolved 1,649 LGBT-based sex discrimination charges and recovered $4.4 million for LGBT individuals in fiscal 2016, marking the third straight year each number has increased since the agency started tracking them in 2013.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to serve as United Nations ambassador, told a Senate panel Wednesday that the United States should be more assertive at the international body, and that she intends to drive action on the environment, refugees and sanctions enforcement.