The January, 2018 issue of The Globe, the newsletter for the International and Immigration Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, which is edited by Lewis F. Matuszewich, has been published.  The articles include:

  • Editor’s comments
    An introduction to the issue from Editor Lewis Matuszewich.
  • Wage obligations of H-1B visa sponsors
    If an H-1B employee is in nonproductive status due to a decision by the employer, the employer is required to pay the employee’s salary. However, once there has been a bona fide termination of the employment relationship, the H-1B employee is no longer entitled to any further salary.
  • Liability for exporting to Iran does not require proof that the exports actually arrived in Iran
    If a company does not investigate where its products end up, even a company that sells a product as simple as a car stereo system might unexpectedly face a civil penalty of more than $4 million
  • Brexit: Exiting the European Union, entering jurisdictional questions
    One of the UK’s concerns moving forward and out of the EU is the level of control which the European Court of Justice will exercise over it as a practical matter.
  • Student outreach program
    The International and Immigration Law Section has implemented a Law Student Outreach Program by providing attorneys the chance to visit a law school and explain to law students the professional opportunities in the areas of immigration and international law.
  • Recent cases
    Recent cases of interest to international & immigration law practitioners.
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