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Monthly Archives from November 2011

Shareholder, Giselle Carson Publishes Article In Florida Bar Journal

Attorney Giselle Carson published Part I of an article on labor and employment titled, ‘Raising Arizona Law in Florida?’ in the November. To read the complete article, please click here

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Giselle Carson Attends Jax Chamber Of Commerce Leadership Trip

Marks Gray Shareholder and Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce’s General Counsel Giselle Carson attended the Jacksonville’s 31st Annual Leadership Trip to Houston, TX. An active member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Carson was featured on two minute video speaking about the revitalization of Jacksonville. See see the entire video, please visit click here

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December 2011 Visa Bulletin and DOS’ Predictions

In a recent meeting with the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA), Charles Oppenheim, Chief, Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division at the DOS said he expects continued positive movement in the employment-based, second preference (EB2) category for India and China in the upcoming months. All other countries of chargeability are expected to remain “current” in EB2 throughout fiscal year 2012 (FY12). This advancement will slow down, and maybe retrogress, based on visa demand. In the […]

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South Carolina Joins Arizona and Alabama on the Immigration Hot Seat

The Department of Justice has filed suit against the state of South Carolina for its “Illegal Immigration and Reform Act”, which was passed in June 2011. The law would require all employers to use E-Verify, and allow law enforcement to question those at traffic stops who may be “suspected” of being in the country illegally. The DOJ states that some sections of the law “are unconstitutional and interfere with the federal government’s authority to enforce […]

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