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Yearly Archives from 2012

Shareholder Allison Hunnitcut Hauser was a Panel Speaker At The 2012 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

 Allison Hunnicutt Hauser, Esquire of Marks Gray, P.A., spoke on a panel at the 67th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando at the Orlando World Center Marriott in a breakout session for Attorneys.  Ms. Hauser presented on the panel and discussed “Has Workers’ Compensation Become an ‘Unreasonable’ Alternative to Tort Litigation,” along with moderator Christopher J. Smith of Tampa, Dawn R. Traverso of Aventura, Mark L. Zientz of Miami, Paul Anderson of Tallahassee and Kelli […]

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How to Avoid EAD Denials for OPT

USCIS is taking a more restrictive approach to filing deadlines for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) applications, which is resulting in unexpected denials.  Until recently, when USCIS received an OPT application more than 30 days after the DSO entered the OPT recommendation in SEVIS, it would send the applicant a Request for Evidence requiring a new Form I-20 signed by the DSO.  The DSO could simply reprint the Form I-20 and sign it, and the […]

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32 New US and Canada Initiatives

Nearly one million dollars in goods and services cross the Canada-U.S. border every minute. The Beyond the Border program includes 32 initiatives and calls for enhancements  designed to help trusted businesses and travelers move efficiently across the border, improve North American security and align regulatory approaches while reducing administrative burden for business, and invest in improvements to shared border infrastructure and technology.  As part of the program, The US and Canada released a joint “Statement of Privacy […]

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Featured In The Jacksonville Business Journal

Immigration and Business Attorney Giselle Carson’s article on ICE inspections was published in the June 20, 2012 edition of the Jacksonville Business Journal. Ms. Carson’s article provides much needed insight to businesses on how to avoid costly immigration enforcement problems. To read the entire article, click here

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Featured In The North Florida Chapter’s Association Of Corporate Counsel Newsletter

Immigration and Business Attorney Giselle Carson was featured in the Q2 edition of the North Florida Chapter’s ACC newsletter. Ms. Carson’s article titled, Hiring and Retaining Global Talent — The ABC’s of Employment-Based Immigration for In-House Counsel is featured on page six. To view the newsletter, click here

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Shareholders Marianne Lloyd Aho And Jeptha ‘jep’ Barbour Named To Florida Trend’s Legal Elite List

Attorneys Marianne Aho and Jep Barbour have been named to the Florida Trend magazine’s 2012 Legal Elite. This is their fifth time to appear on the list. Ms. Aho and Mr. Barbour were included under the area of Civil Trial. The list represents the top 2% of attorneys in the state of Florida as judged by their peers.

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