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  • Moviepass should be better to it's customers, but bankruptcy won't let it - New York Post August 19, 2018
    New York PostMoviepass should be better to it's customers, but bankruptcy won't let itNew York PostBut if the company goes bankrupt, the law in bankruptcy courts trumps ethics. I think you and I would be considered unsecured creditors. We get zilch. As for suing, who? The company will be, as they say in the legal […]
  • 11 file for open W.Va. Supreme Court seats, deadline Tuesday - The Review August 19, 2018
    11 file for open W.Va. Supreme Court seats, deadline TuesdayThe ReviewSheehan is the founding member of the Sheehan and Nugent law firm in Wheeling, where he focuses on bankruptcy law. He is a 1977 graduated of Duquesne's law school. He also lectures at WVU College of Law and is a former assistant U.S. Attorney for […]
  • Saudi Arabia bankruptcy law comes into effect - The National August 18, 2018
    The NationalSaudi Arabia bankruptcy law comes into effectThe NationalA landmark bankruptcy law that will help to attack foreign investment came into effect in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the country's Ministry of Commerce announced. A statement on Twitter said the law, which was approved in February, had come into play on ...
  • Bankruptcy filings helped suspended RI lawyer delay foreclosure - The Providence Journal August 18, 2018
    The Providence JournalBankruptcy filings helped suspended RI lawyer delay foreclosureThe Providence JournalThe high-ranking state lawyer who was suspended from his post at the Executive Office of Health and Human Services amid revelations that he lacked a license to practice law has been a “serial” bankruptcy filer over the last eight years, apparently in a ...
  • Bankruptcy law can be extended to cross-border assets: Corp affairs secy - Business Standard August 18, 2018
    Business StandardBankruptcy law can be extended to cross-border assets: Corp affairs secyBusiness StandardCorporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas on Saturday said the evolving insolvency and bankruptcy law can be extended to cross-border assets. The government is also in looking at hiring more members to the national company law tribunals to further ...Bankruptcy: Govt hints at new law […]
  • 11 file for open Supreme Court seats, deadline Tuesday - The Daily Times August 18, 2018
    Charleston Gazette-Mail11 file for open Supreme Court seats, deadline TuesdayThe Daily TimesSheehan is the founding member of the Sheehan and Nugent law firm in Wheeling, where he focuses on bankruptcy law. He is a 1977 graduate of Duquesne's law school. He also lectures at WVU College of Law and is a former assistant U.S. Attorney […]
  • Meet Monique Hayes: The Bankruptcy Lawyer Indebted to Miami - Law.com August 17, 2018
    Law.comMeet Monique Hayes: The Bankruptcy Lawyer Indebted to MiamiLaw.comHayes' mentor while in law school at the University of Miami was Patricia Redmond of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, widely considered a giant in the bankruptcy world. Hayes also had the chance to learn from civil rights lawyer ...
  • Third Circ. Revives Asbestos Claims Against Insurers in WR Grace Bankruptcy - Law.com August 15, 2018
    Law.comThird Circ. Revives Asbestos Claims Against Insurers in WR Grace BankruptcyLaw.comThe decision, the judge said, was supported by the purpose of bankruptcy law in the context of asbestos liability. “The incentive for third parties, particularly insurers, to contribute to an asbestos personal injury trust is their diminished exposure ...
  • CO Bankruptcy Filer Takes Student Loan Servicer To Court « CBS ... - CBS Denver August 15, 2018
    CBS DenverCO Bankruptcy Filer Takes Student Loan Servicer To Court « CBS ...CBS DenverStudents struggling under private loan debt may get some relief through a new interpretation of the bankruptcy law.and more »

RSS Immigration Law News

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  • ICE says detained immigrant faces homicide charges in Mexico; wife disputes claim - Fox News August 19, 2018
    Fox NewsICE says detained immigrant faces homicide charges in Mexico; wife disputes claimFox NewsEmilio Amaya Garcia, director of the San Bernardino Community Service Center, said his nonprofit group is providing legal help to Venegas and Arrona-Lara, will file a motion Monday for an immigration court to set a bail hearing for Arrona-Lara and will ...ICE […]
  • Why it's time to increase US legal immigration - JOC.com August 18, 2018
    Why it's time to increase US legal immigrationJOC.comDuring the economic recession, many people complained that jobs in the United States had largely been taken by immigrants and that left fewer opportunities for adults who were US citizens before immigrants arrived. Now, however, during a stronger US ...
  • ACLU sues Minnesota county and sheriff, alleging illegal immigration detentions at jail - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press August 18, 2018
    TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressACLU sues Minnesota county and sheriff, alleging illegal immigration detentions at jailTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressThe ACLU claims this practice is unlawful, contending that Minnesota sheriffs have no legal authority to enforce federal immigration law or to arrest or detain individuals for immigration violations. “At the request of federal immigration authorities ...ACLU sues Nobles County sheriff over […]
  • Germany's planned immigration law – what you need to know - Deutsche Welle August 17, 2018
    Deutsche WelleGermany's planned immigration law – what you need to knowDeutsche WelleThe German government is preparing a new immigration law aimed at bringing more skilled workers to Germany – but has apparently rejected the "points-based" system that other countries favor. The new "key-point" paper, seen by DW, acknowledges that ...and more »
  • Trump's New Immigration Rule Could Hurt Obamacare Markets - Governing August 17, 2018
    GoverningTrump's New Immigration Rule Could Hurt Obamacare MarketsGoverningThe Trump administration is reportedly preparing to propose a rule that would deter legal immigrants from using government services. The rule, according to leaked drafts of it, would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green ...and more »
  • German policymakers revise immigration law - Deutsche Welle August 17, 2018
    Deutsche WelleGerman policymakers revise immigration lawDeutsche WelleGerman policymakers revise immigration law. As the German government looks to modernize the country's immigration law, Wido Geis from Cologne's German Economic Institute tells DW the move addresses a critical shortage of skilled labor that hampers ...
  • Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps - Reuters August 17, 2018
    Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gapsReutersBERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the European Union to move to Germany to take a job, a paper seen by Reuters shows, as Germany seeks to alleviate chronic labor ...and […]
  • Does the First Amendment Provide 'Sanctuary' from Removal for Immigration Law Violations? - Immigration Blog (blog) August 15, 2018
    Immigration Blog (blog)Does the First Amendment Provide 'Sanctuary' from Removal for Immigration Law Violations?Immigration Blog (blog)If the Second Circuit makes the cardinal error of granting Ragbir relief from the immigration laws based on this curious (dare I say spurious?) argument, virtually every deportable alien possessed of his letters will overnight become an activist pundit ...and […]
  • A Clampdown Slowing Legal, Not Just Illegal, Immigration - Wall Street Journal August 13, 2018
    Wall Street JournalA Clampdown Slowing Legal, Not Just Illegal, ImmigrationWall Street JournalThe legal immigration issue has gotten a splash of attention in recent days because first lady Melania Trump's parents received citizenship, apparently through a family migration program the administration would like to end. But most cases are far more ...ACLU: Officials set up 'trap' to […]

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  • National policy changes will offer real estate agents more freedom - Uniontown Herald Standard August 19, 2018
    Uniontown Herald StandardNational policy changes will offer real estate agents more freedomUniontown Herald StandardWith the presence of a board-operated MLS in Fayette County by the Fayette Board of Realtors, real estate agents and realty companies locally can decide whether to take advantage of NAR policy changes. However, those change may not apply throughout ...
  • 561 Real Estate News - Journal Times August 19, 2018
    Journal Times561 Real Estate NewsJournal TimesREAL ESTATE NEWS If you are retired and/or reaching retirement age, perhaps the everyday job of taking care of your home is something you'd just as soon not be a part of anymore. There is an alternative to your problem, whether it be a move to a ...
  • Real estate transfers for Aug. 19, 2018 - Roanoke Times August 19, 2018
    Real estate transfers for Aug. 19, 2018Roanoke TimesRTR Holdings LLC to Fletcher Real Estate Properties LLC, 712 Jamison Ave. S.E., 124 10th St. S.E., 1609 Chapman Ave. S.W., 1723 Mercer Ave. N.W. Roanoke VA 24013, 24016, 24017, $175,000 08/02/2018. Saum, Robert W. and Elizabeth D. Saum to ...
  • Once prized and profitable, beachfront real estate can now be a losing proposition - The Seattle Times August 18, 2018
    Once prized and profitable, beachfront real estate can now be a losing propositionThe Seattle TimesFor decades, affluent homebuyers in search of coastal vacation property gravitated to the ocean, where real estate prices were higher but returns on investment were reliably strong. But this summer, rising sea levels are changing the way people think ...
  • Real estate happenings - Charleston Post Courier August 18, 2018
    Real estate happeningsCharleston Post CourierWHAT: The Multiple Listing Service of Hilton Head Island will host hundreds of real estate professionals for its 2018 symposium. Realtors, brokers, agents and others related to the real estate industry will gather to learn new market information, real ...
  • Real estate briefs - Naples Daily News August 18, 2018
    Naples Daily NewsReal estate briefsNaples Daily NewsNaples' top real estate professionals are holding a free public seminar to help homebuyers and sellers avoid making common but costly mistakes. According to local Realtor Jim York, who will be one of the professionals at the seminar, there are five ...and more »
  • Why real-estate investors should steer clear of Turkey - MarketWatch August 18, 2018
    Why real-estate investors should steer clear of TurkeyMarketWatchThe devaluation of the Turkish lira USDTRY, +3.2826% may make real estate in cities like Istanbul and Ankara seem like a bargain for foreign investors, but scooping up property in Turkey could still be a fool's errand even as the currency stabilizes ...and more »
  • Real-Estate Magnate's NYC Townhouse Sale Is Among 2018's Priciest - Wall Street Journal August 17, 2018
    Wall Street JournalReal-Estate Magnate's NYC Townhouse Sale Is Among 2018's PriciestWall Street JournalReal-estate investor Joseph Chetrit has sold a townhouse on New York's Upper East Side for a price in the low-$40 million range, making it one of the priciest ...and more »
  • Real Estate Agents Answer: What's The Biggest Mistake That Buyers Make? - Forbes August 16, 2018
    ForbesReal Estate Agents Answer: What's The Biggest Mistake That Buyers Make?ForbesNavigating the real estate market can be tough. It's only natural that some people are going to make missteps. With that in mind, I went straight to the source and asked industry professionals to share their experiences with the biggest mistakes that ...

News Updates

  • 2016 H1B Visa and Green Card Reports Released!

    Myvisajobs.com, the leading employment website for immigrants, has released its eleventh Annual H1B Visa and Employment-based Green Card reports. 2016 Top 100 H1B Visa Sponsor 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Status: Certified, Denied or Withdrawn 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Job Title 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work State 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work […]
  • Dirty hospital scopes caused deadly infections, investigation finds

    At least 250 people, mostly in the U.S. including Seattle, have contracted potentially deadly infections spread by contaminated medical scopes in the past three years, according to a new report headed by Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. The incidencts related to antibiotic-resistant infections linked to specialized duodenoscopes nearly doubled since 2010. The figures include the superbug outbreak […]
  • Representing Immigrant Workers in Personal Injury Claims

    Charles J. Schleifer 
and James C. Haggerty, The Legal Intelligencer, Nov 25, 2015. According to recent statistics, there are between 6.4 and 8 million people who entered the country illegally and are a part of the U.S. labor force. The type of work performed by these workers is often very dangerous—they commonly work in the […]
  • Millions More to Qualify for Student – Loan Modification Program

    Under rules effective Tuesday, any American who borrowed directly from the federal government for college or graduate school can enroll in a program called Pay As You Earn. The program—previously open to only newer borrowers—sets the monthly payment at 10% of a borrower’s discretionary income, defined as adjusted gross income minus 150% of the federal […]
  • Many homeowners owe more than their houses are worth in the Seattle area

    September’s median price for single-family homes dipped from August, a welcome change for potential buyers but not for the many homeowners whose mortgage debt remains greater than their home’s value.
  • Modified Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans Perform Better When Done Through HAMP

    Single-family mortgage loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac perform better after modification when they are modified through the government's Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP), according to the FHFA's Foreclosure Prevention Report for Q2 2015 released this week.
  • GAO Calls for Better Assessment of Fraud Risks, Economic Benefits From EB-5 Program

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report that calls for additional actions to better assess fraud risks and report economic benefits in the EB-5 program. The GAO noted that fraud risks are constantly evolving and that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continually identifies new fraud schemes, but the agency does not […]
  • HOPE NOW: Mortgage Industry Achieves 24 Million Non-Foreclosure Solutions & 6 Million Proprietary Loan Mods

    In the second quarter of 2015, approximately 411,000 homeowners received non-foreclosure solutions from mortgage servicers, according to HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors. Permanent loan modifications in the second quarter of 2015 totaled approximately 113,000 and short sales totaled 24,000. Other non-foreclosure solutions (including repayment […]
  • Using personal bankruptcy to hit the reset button on distressed properties

    There is a ripple effect on homeowners who struggle with debt even after losing their homes. Honest people who want to make good on their debts are increasingly overwhelmed and finding it impossible to rebuild their financial lives. When the Dennis Hebel and his wife decided to help out their son by buying a second […]

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