Employment Law Section
'Stateside' Waiver: A Back Door To Immigration Reform?
By ERIN O'NEIL-BAKER
Congress is on the precipice of enacting comprehensive immigration reform, but a recent policy change by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is allowing a limited number of undocumented immigrants to access their own path to legal permanent residency and U.S. citizenship now.
By PETER J. MURPHY
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission is the federal agency charged with addressing discrimination in the workplace. As documented in recent articles in the Law Tribune and other legal publications, the EEOC is no longer content just to investigate discrimination claims at the administrative level. Instead, the EEOC has become significantly more active with filing lawsuits against employers in the past several years. These lawsuits can differ from lawsuits brought by private attorneys in several respects.