The May, 2017 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 Lew Matuszewich.
  • ISBA Career Panel at Southern Illinois University Four members of the International and Immigration Law Section Council participated in a career panel discussion at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in April, 2017.
  • Employee’s suit for green-card sponsorship fails A summary of Gason v. Dow Corning Corporation.
  • Updates in Swiss business law In the period from August 1, 2016 through January 1, 2017, the following significant changes to Swiss business law became effective: 1. Swissness legislation…
  • Meet the Section Council Learn more about Section member Natalie L. Pesin.
  • Reminder: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ new digital form I-9 has taken effect Employer representatives overseeing the employment eligibility and verification process must ensure that the new Form I-9 with the revision date of Nov. 14, 2016 is used for all new hires going forward.
  • USCIS to suspend premium processing service beginning April 3 USCIS indicated that the temporary suspension will help them reduce overall H-1B processing times and to prioritize adjudication of pending petitions in a backlog. It is anticipated that the suspension will last for up to six months.
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