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Yearly Archives from 2016

Crystal T. Broughan to lead panel discussion at Jacksonville SBRN Luncheon

Marks Gray Shareholder and Intellectual Property Attorney Crystal T. Broughan to lead panel discussion at Small Business Resource Network Meeting on September 22, 2016, at the Jacksonville Marriott Marks Gray will serve as the September luncheon sponsor at the upcoming SBRN meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Jacksonville Marriott. Intellectual Property Attorney and Shareholder Crystal T. Broughan will lead a panel discussion with SBRN members on the Defend Trade Secrets Act. Anyone who […]

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Meagan L. Logan Receives Defense Verdict

Marks Gray Shareholder Meagan L. Logan receives complete defense verdict in four-day federal trial Cohen v. City of Jasper JACKSONVILLE, FL – Meagan L. Logan of Marks Gray, P.A. received a complete defense verdict on September 1, 2016, following a four-day jury trial in Federal Court (Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division). Ms. Logan represented The City of Jasper, Florida in Cohen v. The City of Jasper, Florida. Mr. Cohen, a former Captain for the […]

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Did You Know? Facts about Immigrants in America

U.S. Immigration – Did you know that there are only 140,000 employment-based green cards available every year and that the per country cap results in high-skilled immigrants waiting for years, and sometimes decades, for a green card? Indian Immigrants Waiting Period

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Compliance Alert: New Form I-9 Clears Review Process

Earlier this week, the latest revisions to the Form I-9 were approved. The new form will soon be released to the public. The current Form I-9 expired on March 31, 2016, but employers have had to continue to use the expired form until the proposed revisions were approved.

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Immigration Success Stories: U.S Naturalized Citizens

Four Clients with Challenging Backgrounds Become U.S. Naturalized Citizens in August  Each one of these clients has their own amazing story of persistence, hard work, and patriotism. Here, I will highlight two of these extraordinary cases.

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DHS to Propose Rule for International Entrepreneurs

DHS is proposing a rule that would allow certain international entrepreneurs whose stay in the United States would provide a significant public benefit to be considered for parole on a case-by-case basis. Under the proposed rule, entrepreneurs who can show that their start-up entity has substantial and demonstrated potential for rapid business growth and job creation may be granted an initial stay of up to two years to oversee and grow their start-up entity in […]

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