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Monthly Archives from May 2014

DHS Proposes Enhanced Opportunities for E-3 and H-1B1 Workers

Under the DHS proposed rule, nonimmigrant high-skilled specialty occupation professionals from Chile and Singapore (H-1B1) and Australia (E-3) would receive an automatic extension for continued employment with the same employer if the employer has timely-filed for an extension of the nonimmigrant’s stay.  Under the current regulation, these professionals must stop working when their status expires and wait until the petition extension is approved, which often can be delayed by requests for evidence or from long processing […]

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FAQ: Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers (SSNs) are a key component to many aspects of life in the U.S., but the issuance of SSNs to foreign nationals is restricted and we are often asked questions about it.  The following are answers and resources to provide you with information on this and related topics. Q: How does a noncitizen obtain a SSN? A: Noncitizens authorized to work in the U.S. by DHS can apply to obtain a SSN. Although, since […]

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Marks Gray Receives Gold Level Award

Marks Gray, P.A. has been awarded the First Coast Healthiest Companies Gold Level Award by First Coast Worksite Wellness Council and the Mayor’s Council on Fitness and Wellbeing. The application process for this award was very intensive and detailed.  The award will be presented at the 6th Annual First Coast Worksite Wellness Conference presented by Humana on May 14, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. During the luncheon portion of the conference, awards will […]

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Attorney's Jeptha F. Barbour and Jill F. Bechtold Published in Trial Advocate Quarterly

Shareholder Jeptha ‘Jep’ F.  Barbour and Of Counsel Jill F. Bechtold article titled ‘The Florida Supreme Court Rejects Caps on Noneconomic Damages in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Cases’ is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Trial Advocate Quarterly. To read their article click here.

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