Posts tagged with: "217"
Results 1 - 10 of 10
Sorted by Relevance | Sort by Date
RSS Subscribe: 20 results | 100 results
31 Oct 2010, 10:16 am by Jonathan D. Montag
I have written several times, here, here, and here  about the visa waiver program, similar to how most Americans visit other countries - without visas for short stays, and the ability to adjust status — that is, become a United States citizen. The issue involved is as follows: 1. Person is able to enter the United [...] [read post]
20 Mar 2011, 2:08 pm by Jonathan D. Montag
Last week,  in discussing the issue of the San Diego USCIS’s apparent unique enforcement of of laws about the Visa Waiver Program, I noted that the American Immigration Lawyers Association posted the following on its members-only news page, called InfoNet: Following reports from AILA chapter USCIS liaisons that a favorable resolution on the question of adjustment [...] [read post]
16 Jan 2011, 12:29 pm by Jonathan D. Montag
More and more Visa Waiver adjustment applicants are being denied adjustment and being deported. I mild panic is setting in. Perhaps it is fitting to put it in perspective and in terms the average person can understand. You’re a young American and you get your big opportunity to spend a summer traveling around Europe. You [...] [read post]
11 Mar 2012, 8:33 pm by Jonathan D. Montag
Over the past few years I have been writing a lot  about the visa waiver program and adjustment of status. The visa waiver program is a program found at INA § 217 where citizens of certain countries can enter the United States for ninety days without a visa, similar to how United States citizens, when [...] [read post]
29 Aug 2013, 10:47 am by Shea Denning
School started back this week across the state, which means that many school buses are traveling the roadways. Buses in my neighborhood hit the pavement early—one drove by this morning shortly after 6 a.m.—and often still are completing their routes when commuters begin to drive home from work. The advent of a new school year […] [read post]
15 Oct 2012, 8:49 am by Matt Van Steenkiste
Michigan has a series of laws preventing impersonation. These include a prohibition on impersonating a peace officer, and prohibition on disguising oneself with the intent to obstruct the law. The intent is critical, you cannot get in trouble for dressing up on Halloween. However, if you in any way disguise yourself and try to tell a police officer you are someone you’re not, that is where this law comes into play. If you are charged under MCL 750.217 you are facing a serious… [read post]
10 May 2012, 6:30 am by Yosie Saint-Cyr
On the 20th anniversary of the deadly Westray explosion that killed 26 miners in Nova Scotia, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has released a guide for investigating corporate criminal negligence in the event of a serious injury or fatality in a workplace. Parliament passed legislation (Bill C-45) in 2004 holding employers criminally liable if they willfully fail to protect the lives and safety of their workers. Briefly stated, sections 22.1, 217.1 and 219 of the Criminal Code imposes a duty on… [read post]
4 Sep 2010, 12:53 pm by ireneolszewski
We all know how devastating any form of cancer can be for the the patient, their family and friends. I’ve lost several family members and friends to the awful disease and have always been a strong supporter of legislation that will improve research and treatment options. S. 717: 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment) Act was introduced in the Senate on March 26, 2009. According to The Breast Cancer Site, “The ALERT Act (S. 717), a bill… [read post]
21 Nov 2010, 12:30 pm by Lewis Gainor
Driving under the influence is a criminal offense in Illinois. It is subject to the same rules of criminal procedure and evidence as any other charge, including first degree murder. The defendant is protected by the United States Constitution, which provides the right to a jury of 12 people and the right to confront one’s accuser in court (eg, the Confrontation Clause). During a trial for DUI, the defendant is presumed innocent. The prosecution has the burden of proof. The evidence at trial must… [read post]
28 May 2010, 11:40 am by Andrew Frisch
Gagnon v. United Technisource Inc. This case was before the Fifth Circuit on the Defendants’ appeal from the district court’s judgment awarding Plaintiff backpay, liquidated damages, and attorney’s fees and costs under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 20119, against Defendants. The Court cited the following facts, as relevant to its inquiry on appeal: “Gagnon is a skilled craftsman with many years experience in prepping and painting the exterior and interior of aircrafts.… [read post]