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The executive order for DACA ends March 5, 2018. Here are practical considerations that need immediate attention.
immigration, legal issues
Among the vulnerabilities of colleges and universities that could affect campuses and students are immigration and DACA.
immigration, legal issues, international students, spotlight
For the third time since 2014, the OFCCP has reduced the annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act hiring benchmark.
legal issues, diversity and inclusion, candidate selection, veterans, spotlight
Two immigration attorneys review how the new STEM OPT rule impacts international students and employers.
STEM, legal issues, international students, journal
The legalization of recreational and/or medical marijuana in many states raises a series of issues for employers and employees alike. How are drug testing policies affected? Must employers accommodate use of marijuana for medical purposes? What does legalization mean for federal contractors?
legal issues, journal
The key for reference providers is to know what information should and can be disclosed, and what legal ramifications arise as a result of improper disclosures.
legal issues, candidate selection, references, journal
On July 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated a lower court decision that Fox Searchlight Pictures had improperly classified former workers as unpaid interns rather than employees, calling the U.S. Department of Labor’s standards out of date and “too rigid for our precedent to withstand.”
internships, compensation, legal issues
FERPA was enacted to protect the privacy of students and their parents. It is designed to ensure that students and their parents can access the student’s education records and challenge the content or release of such records to third parties. This article summarizes the key points of FERPA, notes the 2008 and 2011 changes to the act, and highlights how career services practitioners can ensure their institutions and offices are in compliance.
operations, legal issues
Although some recommend a student or new graduate volunteer to work unpaid to gain experience, it is illegal for-profit organizations to have “volunteers” perform work.
internships, legal issues, volunteer
Employers are not required to interview an international student who has an F-1 or J-1 visa, even if the student is otherwise qualified for the job. Although employers can refuse to interview or hire international students who do not already have some form of permanent work authorization, most cannot stipulate that U.S. citizenship is a job requirement.
legal issues, interviewing, international students