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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Jennifer King  
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Employers Must Consider Telecommuting as ADA Accommodation Employers are not required to allow employees to telecommute, but must consider the possibility for people with disabilities that prevent them from interacting in a standard workplace, according to a recent federal court ruling. The decision came about after a woman sought accommodation in her workplace for her extreme chemical sensitivity. Find Out More…   Telemundo Replaces 50-Year Old Anchor in Hopes of ‘Looking Better’ When Vicky Gutierrez, a 50-year-old reporter for Telemundo, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by John McCarthy  
Hidden Legal Traps in Deferred Action for Some Young Immigrants

  Tens of thousands of young undocumented immigrants have rushed to apply under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for a work permit and a guarantee against being deported. But immigration lawyers warn there are unexpected legal consequences for many people, and they advise applicants to take their time and file carefully, not quickly.  DACA is based on an executive order signed by President Obama in June, allowing foreign nationals who arrived in the U.S. as children, and who are …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by Denny Alfonso  
Undocumented Students Making the Immigration DREAM a Reality

Under a new government policy, as of August 15 young immigrants brought to this country illegally as children can apply for deferred deportation and temporary work permits. Lawyer Cecilia Rodriguez of the American Immigration Lawyers Association says it’s important for undocumented young people, known as DREAMers, to get reputable legal advice. “We are becoming concerned that non-attorneys, such as notarios, are looking for an opportunity to make easy money at the expense of a DREAMer’s future,” Rodriguez said. According to …

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